Meet our Owners
A responsible investor and owner. EQT is a leading investment firm with approximately EUR 50 billion in raised capital across 27 funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 19 billion and approximately 110,000 employees. Read about portfolio company development, trends in various markets and sectors, and gain more insight into what EQT is all about.
EQT invests in good companies across the world with a mission to help them develop into great and sustainable companies. By providing access to ownership skills and operational expertise, EQT helps acquired companies grow and prosper, both under EQT’s ownership and with future owners. EQT has three overall investment strategies – Private Capital, Real Assets and Credit – guided by a responsible ownership approach and an industrial growth strategy.
Approximately EUR 50 billion has been raised from over 600 global professional investors, and more than EUR 22 billion has been invested in portfolio companies across the world. The most tangible result of the EQT Business Model is that portfolio companies have on average increased the number of employees by 10%, sales by 10% and earnings by 11% annually during EQT Equity funds’ ownership. Almost all of the return on investments is attributed to operational improvements such as increased sales and efficiency gains.