eQ is the leading Finnish asset manager investing in private equity funds. In addition, we provide our clients with extensive reporting and consultation services. We principally invest in buyout funds whose strategy is to acquire and develop small and medium sized, profitable and cash flow positive businesses. In terms of geography, our main focus areas are the European private equity markets. In the US markets, our investment program is advised by a selected local partner.

Our private equity team at eQ has been investing in private equity funds since 1994 and the first fund with focus on European private equity funds was raised in 2002. Today eQ Private Equity’s clientele comprises over 200 qualified investors and assets under management exceed EUR 5.4 billion (as of 30.6.2018). We currently manage over 20 fund-of-funds and client portfolios.

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The pictures below show the investor type and geographic breakdown of investors in the funds managed by eQ.

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Additional information:  Antti Lyytikäinen, CFO, eQ Plc