Uppsala Akademiförvaltning manages equity, donated by people who so wanted to support the activities of Uppsala University.
Uppsala Akademiförvaltning expects its roots to 1624 when the operations started in the form of property after the so-called Gustavian donation.
Uppsala Akademiförvaltning pursues an active asset management, the ultimate aim is to strengthen research at Uppsala University. The business has no private profit motive, but all revenue generated goes to scholarships, research support measures of various kinds, and to the university's own activities.
The accumulated wealth is just over 7.8 billion in market value, of which agriculture, forestry and other real estate accounts for 4.8 billion and financial management for over 3.0 billion swedish kronor.