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15:30 CET+01:00
Swedish financier Johan Björkman has died at the age of 62. At the time of his death, Björkman was chairman of investment company Nordstjernan and a board member of Skanditek, where he was also a major shareholder.

Björkman had been named Sweden's most powerful man on several occasions. He had previously been chairman of the Stenbeck family investment company Invik and for the Third AP Pension Fund.

Björkman is believed to have died of heart disease, according to Dagens Industri.

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