from Idrottens Affärer
translated into English by Mauro Cappiello
Nicklas Lidström and Stefan Edberg, two of Swedish sport's most successful athletes. And two who created a fortune thanks to their own success. Now they become business partners.
Stefan Edberg with Nicklas Lidström and Case CEO Johan Andrassy
Nicklas Lidström becomes shareholder of the asset management company Case where Stefan Edberg is the majority shareholder.
Johan Andrassy, CEO at Case with headquarters in Stockholm, is very proud to tie his company with another one of Sweden's foremost sporting profiles. Since 2004 tennis legend Stefan Edberg is the majority owner and now hockey legend Nicklas Lidström is the next sport profile to become a partner in Case.
- Nicklas Lidström has a winning mentality and his values are very close to us at Case. He has high integrity, is professional in everything he does and leaves nothing to chance. Nicklas strengthens our company in many ways and I am glad that he is one of us, says Johan Andrassy.
Nicklas Lidström from Avesta and Stefan Edberg from Västervik - from walked the world's biggest stages in their respective sports. And in turn, they succeeded in making money. Both are considered to have a fortune of around 1 billion.
Case was founded in 2004 and has experienced a strong growth in recent years, largely thanks to the company's stable, secure and value conservation investment philosophy. Funds Safe Play and Fair Play have delivered very good risk-adjusted returns and therefore received good ratings from the rating agency Morningstar. Case is aimed primarily towards entrepreneurs, business and sports figures seeking wealth preservation asset.
- Case is an exciting company that is close to what I stand for. I look forward to contributing my experience and help other sports stars in the same situation, says Nicklas Lidström.
NICKLAS LIDSTRÖM PROFILE (from Wikipedia)
Nicklas Erik Lidström (born April 28, 1970) is a retired Swedish professional ice hockey defenseman who played 20 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Detroit Red Wings, which he captained for the final six seasons of his career. Lidström is often referred to as Mr. Perfect or The Perfect Human.
Over his 20 NHL seasons, Lidström won four Stanley Cups, seven James Norris Memorial Trophies (awarded to the NHL's top defenseman), one Conn Smythe Trophy as the playoff MVP, and was voted into twelve NHL All-Star Games. Lidström became the first European-born and trained NHL captain to win the Stanley Cup, as well as the first European player named playoff MVP. Lidström is also the all-time leader in games played with only one NHL team and by a European-born player.
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