EQT V was launched in 2006 and fully invested in 2011. The committed capital of EQT V is EUR 4.25 billion.
The Fund backs established businesses with strong market positions, clear competitive advantages and a strong potential for future sales and earnings growth. Investments are primarily in Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden, Germany and Warsaw but may also be made in Austria, Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Switzerland, Romania and other parts of Eastern Europe.
The Fund often seeks investment opportunities in connection with corporate spin-offs, succession issues or when families seek a partner for international expansion, larger add-on acquisitions or repositioning of the company. Public-to-private transactions and secondary buyouts are also considered.