Norfund is a Norwegian development financial institution (DFI) which invests risk capital in profitable private enterprises in most countries of Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Balkans. Any country with a GNI per capita of less than USD 6055 is eligible for these investments. Norfund will contribute to the realisation of viable projects which balance economic, social and environmental considerations.
DNB is Norway's largest financial services group with total combined assets of NOK 1 600 billion. The Group consists of strong brands such as DNB Bank ASA, DNB Asset Management Holding AS, DNB Livsforsikring ASA and DNB Skadeforsikring AS. The DNB group's investment in NMI is done through its life insurance arm DNB Livsforsikring ASA. This is the largest life insurance company in Norway with NOK 233 bn. in assets under management.
Ferd is a family owned Norwegian group with industrial activities in the form of active and long-term ownership of strong companies with international potential, and financial activities carried out through investments in a broad range of asset classes. The industrial and financial activities compete on equal terms for the group's capital resources, while asset allocation takes into account both investment return and the group's overall risk profile. Ferd is wholly owned by Johan H. Andresen, Jr. and family members. Since 2004, Ferd has operated with a Board of Directors where the Chairman and all the members are external appointments.
Kommunal Landspensjonskasse (KLP) is one of Norway's largest life insurance companies with total assets of NOK 201.8 billion. The company provides pension, financing and insurance services to the local government sector and the state health enterprises as well as to businesses both in the public and the private sectors.
The Storebrand Group, with roots back to 1767, is a leading player in the Nordic markets for pensions, life and health insurance, banking and asset management. Storebrand started sale of P&C insurance products to the retail market in late 2006 and acquired the Swedish life insurance and pensions provider SPP in December 2007.