This interim report was prepared in accordance with IFRS and IAS 34 Interim Financial Reporting. Information in accordance with IAS 34.16A exist, except in the financial statements and the related notes also in other parts of the year end report. The interim report for the parent company was prepared in accordance with the Swedish Annual Accounts Act (1995:1554) and the Securities Market Act (2007:528) in compliance with recommendation RFR 2 Accounting for Legal Entities of the Swedish Financial Reporting Board. The accounting policies and basis for calculations applied in the 2020 annual report for AddLife AB were also used in the interim report. The amendments to IFRSs applicable from 1 January, 2021 have no effects to AddLife's financial reports for the interim period ended 30 September, 2021.
Alternative performance measures
AddLife presents certain financial measures in the interim report that are not defined according to IFRS. The Company believes that these measures provide valuable supplemental information to investors and the Company's management as they allow for evaluation of trends and the Company’s performance. For additional information regarding choosen key ratios, please refer to AddLife's annual report 2020. Since all companies do not calculate financial measures in the same way these are not always comparable to measures used by other companies. These financial measures should therefore not be considered as a replacement for measurements as defined under IFRS. This report provides information in greater detail regarding definitions of financial performance measures.
Transactions with related parties
No transactions with related parties that materially affected the Group’s financial position and earnings took place during the interim period.
The 2021 Annual General Meeting authorised the Board Chairman to establish a nomination committee for upcoming elections to the Board, by appointing members from among representatives of the five shareholders who controlled the largest number of votes in the Company at 30 September 2021, to serve with the Chairman on the nomination committee. In accordance with the above, the Committee comprises these appointed members: Johan Sjö, (Chairman of the Board), Stefan Hedelius (appointed by Tom Hedelius), Håkan Roos (appointed by RoosGruppen AB), Hans Christian Bratterud (appointed by Odin Fonder), Christoffer Geijer (appointed by SEB Investment Management) and Celia Grip (appointed by Swedbank Robur Fonder). Information on how to contact the Nomination Committee is available on the AddLife website, www.add.life/en/investors/
Events after the end of the interim period
No events of significance to the Group occurred after the end of the interim period.
Risks and uncertainties
AddLife’s earnings and financial position, as well as its strategic position, are affected by various internal factors within AddLife’s control and various external factors over which AddLife has limited influence. AddLife’s most significant external risks are the state of the economy and market trends combined with public sector contracts and policy decisions, as well as competition. The risks and uncertainties are the same as in previous periods. For more information, see the section “Risks and uncertainties” in the administration report, in AddLife’s annual report 2020. The Parent Company is indirectly affected by the above risks and uncertainties through its function in the Group.