Alecta is the largest pension fund in the Nordics and a long-term investment partner of Heimstaden.

Heimstaden is the second largest residential real estate company in Europe, with more than 150,000 homes in ten countries and a balance sheet of SEK 350 billion.

“Frans brings us considerable experience, after his 20+ years in the property and finance industries in Stockholm and London. He knows us well through Alecta’s nine years of investing in Heimstaden Bostad. I am confident that he will support significantly to the development and growth of our business units," says Christian Fladeland, Chief Investment Officer at Heimstaden.

"During my years of involvement with Heimstaden I have seen it develop into a top-tier real estate manager with a unique culture and ownership mindset, and a true passion for making a positive impact on its tenants’ lives. I am looking forward to forming and executing on our strategy," says Frans Heijbel.