EQT Partner promotions

2020 was an unprecedented year - a year of many challenges and hardships, but also of opportunities. EQT continued on its growth trajectory and the strength of EQT’s thematic investment approach was confirmed by the resilience of the portfolio companies, which performed well despite the pandemic. Behind these achievements are people, the most important asset and a vital part of EQT’s development and future success. As a firm, we take pride in hiring and retaining world-class talent, investing in our teams, and helping our colleagues reach their full potential – both as teams and individuals.

And today, we are excited to announce the promotion of some exceptional individuals who have shown that they truly embody EQT’s culture and values. The below promotions are effective as of 1 February 2021 - check out their respective bios for more information!

Anna Sundell, London (joined 2010)
Christoph Balzer, Munich (joined 2013)
Ken Wong, Sydney (joined 2018)

Private Equity
Carlos Santana, Madrid (joined 2018) 
Federico Quitadamo, Milan (joined 2017)
Jörg Kinberger, Munich (joined 2009)

Henrik Landgren, Stockholm (joined 2016)
Ashley Lundström, Stockholm (joined 2016)
Laura Yao, San Francisco (joined 2018)

Carolina Brochado, London (joined 2020)

Client Relations & Capital Raising
Darlene Sammon, New York (joined 2014)
Sean Ham, Hong Kong (joined 2016)

Christian Sinding, CEO and Managing Partner, commented: “I am tremendously proud to announce the Partner promotions. Each of these individuals is a dedicated and entrepreneurial colleague with a sharp business sense and strong promoter of our culture and values. This year, the promotions reflect our growth strategy in an excellent manner, it is a diverse group of individuals representing different parts of the organization as well as geographies. We have new Partners in Ventures, Growth, Private Equity and Infrastructure as well as in our Client Relations & Capital Raising team, representing ten countries on three continents – from Sydney to San Francisco. Our new Partners will play a crucial role as EQT continues to grow and expand, becoming a truly global investment organization with a focus on active ownership strategies where we can make a real positive impact through the work EQT does in future-proofing companies. Welcome to the EQT partnership!”

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