Seven new Partners at EQT

Following the record year of 2016, EQT continued its strong growth in 2017. During the past 12 months, EQT funds invested in approximately 30 portfolio companies and exited - or partially exited - around 10. In terms of fundraising, it was full steam ahead with successful closings of four new funds. EQT reached the hard cap for EQT Infrastructure III at EUR 4.0 billion and EQT Mid Market Europe at EUR 1.6 billion. The EQT Credit Opportunities III fund surpassed its target with EUR 1.3 billion in commitments and the inaugural EQT Real Estate I fund closed at EUR 420 million.

Behind the hectic business activities lie a lot of hard work and effort by dedicated employees and specialists across the globe and throughout EQT’s different investment strategies. In the context of dedicated employees, EQT is happy to announce the promotion of the following Directors to Partners, effective as of January 1, 2018:

Fabian Gröne, Infrastructure, Singapore

Bert Janssens, Equity, Amsterdam

Kasper Knokgaard, Equity, New York

Ulrich Köllensperger, Infrastructure, Zurich

Johannes Reichel, Equity, Munich

Niklas Ringby, Equity, Stockholm

Jan Vesely, Infrastructure, New York

Thomas von Koch, Managing Partner and CEO at EQT comments:

“2017 was a great and successful year for EQT but as always, it is important to remain humble and acknowledge all the hard work that lies behind it. I am therefore happy to announce that we have invited seven new Partners to join the EQT Partner Group. They have showed excellence and passion in both business and strategy, and are notoriously thinking ‘outside the box’. Talented and committed colleagues are the very foundation of EQT’s culture and development journey.”

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