PE / VC
Eqvitec Partners is a privately owned and independent Nordic private equity firm, advising six funds with a total capital base of over â‚¬500 million. Equity funds invest in technology companies in all phases from early-stage to buyouts. Mezzanine funds focus on buyouts and expansion financing. Eqvitec Partners offers a combination of experience and expertise to companies with an attractive business model and solid growth potential. They spend a lot of time with the portfolio companies working closely with the management on a board level. Their aim is to add significant value, particularly via intellectual capital, with a focus on strategy implementation and business development. In addition, they bring a significant network and financial know-how to their portfolio companies. Eqvitec funds typically exit the investments after 3-6 years through a trade sale or a stock exchange floatation. Eqvitec Partners was established in 1997 and currently has 15 employees in the Helsinki and Stockholm offices. They are a member of the Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA), Swedish Venture Capital Association (SVCA), European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA) and Nordic Venture Network (NVN).