eQ Asset Management Ltd enables investors to access the leading small / mid-market private equity funds in Europe and the US both through our own fund-of-fund programmes and through client-specific tailored investment mandates . In addition to our investment services, eQ offers reporting and monitoring services for private equity portfolios as well as extensive advisory services for private equity portfolio restructurings.

eQ Plc is a member of Finnish Venture Capital Association (FVCA). FVCA has provided recommendations for transparency and disclosure in venture capital and private equity industry. eQ complies these recommendations on its web-pages.

eQ determines the valuations of its target funds based on International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation Guidelines or other guideline recommended by Invest Europe and complies the Investor Reporting Guidelines of Invest Europe where applicable. eQ follows in its investment activities eQ’s Responsible Investment policy. Further information about our responsibility activities can be found here. Responsible Investment >>

eQ Fund Management Company Ltd became one of the first Finnish asset managers to be granted AIFM authorisation in 2014.

Below is a list of our active funds with information on investment focus, vintage and size.

eQ VC

Strategy: The fund invests in early and late stage venture capital funds making equity investments in at least 200 technology start-up companies predominantly in the United States of America.
Vintage year: 2021
Size of the program: 36 MUSD (first closing)
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first six years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a.
Carried interest: 7.5% of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0% on their investments
eQ's own commitment: 1.0 MUSD
Stage: Investing

eQ PE XIII US L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small / midmarket growth capital & buyout funds, with both sector-specific and generalist strategies
Vintage year: 2021
Size of the program: 318 MUSD
Management fee: 1.0% p.a. first four years, after which the fee decreases 10.0% p.a.
Carried interest: 7.5% of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0% on their investments
eQ's own commitment: 1.0 MUSD
Stage: Investing

eQ Private Credit III

Strategy: The fund invests in debt capital instruments issued by private equity sponsored European unlisted companies.
Vintage year: 2020
Size of the program: 54 MEUR
Management fee: 1.2 % p.a. of the portfolio cost
Carried interest: No carried interest
Stage: Investing

eQ PE XII North L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small to midmarket growth capital & buyout funds in the Nordic region, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Benelux countries and the UK.
Vintage year: 2020
Size of the program: 205 MEUR
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first four years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a. (commitments equal or larger than 5.0 MEUR > 0.7 % p.a.)
Carried interest: 7.5% of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0 % on their investments
eQ's own commitment: 1.0 MEUR
Stage: Investing

eQ PE SF III (AIF)

Strategy: The fund makes secondary investments in small / midmarket growth capital & buyout funds located in Western European countries
Vintage year: 2020
Size of the program: 170 MEUR
Management fee: Years 1-4: 1.0% p.a. of commitments, years 5-8: 0.75 % p.a. of commitments
Carried interest: 10.0% of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 10.0 % on their investments
Stage: Investing

eQ PE XI US L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small / midmarket growth capital & buyout funds, with both sector-specific and generalist strategies
Vintage year: 2019
Size of the program: 217.3 MUSD
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first five years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a.
Carried interest: 7.5% of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0 % on their investments
eQ's own commitment: 1.0 MUSD
Stage: Fully invested

eQ Private Credit II

Strategy: The fund invests in debt capital instruments issued by private equity sponsored European unlisted companies.
Vintage year: 2018
Size of the program: 73.5 MEUR
Management fee: 1.2 % p.a. of the portfolio cost
Carried interest: No carried interest
Stage: Investing

eQ PE SF II (AIF)

Strategy: The fund makes secondary investments in small / midmarket growth capital & buyout funds located in Western European countries
Vintage year: 2018
Size of the program: 135 MEUR
Management fee: Years 1-4: 1.0% p.a. of commitments, years 5-8: 0.75 % p.a. of commitments
Carried interest: 10.0% of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 10.0 % on their investments
Stage: Fully invested

eQ PE X North L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small to midmarket growth capital & buyout funds in the Nordic region, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Benelux countries and the UK.
Vintage year: 2018
Size of the program: 175 MEUR
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first four years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a. (commitments equal or larger than 5.0 MEUR > 0.7 % p.a.)
Carried interest: 7.5 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0 % on their investments.
eQ's own commitment: 1.0 MEUR
Stage: Fully invested

eQ PE SF L.P.

Strategy: The fund makes secondary investments in small / midmarket growth capital & buyout funds located in Western European countries
Vintage year: 2017
Size of the program: 123.8 MEUR
Management fee: 0.5 % p.a. of fund’s net asset value
Carried interest: No carried interest
Stage: Fully invested

eQ PE IX US L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small / midmarket growth capital & buyout funds, with both sector-specific and generalist strategies
Vintage year: 2017
Size of the program: 105 MUSD
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first five years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a.
Carried interest: 7.5 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0 % on their investments.
eQ's own commitment: 1.1 MUSD
Stage: Fully invested

eQ Private Credit

Strategy: The fund invests in debt capital instruments issued by private equity sponsored European unlisted companies.
Vintage year: 2017
Size of the fund: 92.0 MEUR
Management fee: 1.2 % p.a. of the portfolio cost
Carried interest: No carried interest
Stage: Fully invested

eQ PE VIII North L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small to midmarket growth capital & buyout funds in the Nordic region, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Benelux countries and the UK.
Vintage year: 2016
Size of the fund: 160.0 MEUR
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first four years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a. (commitments equal or larger than 5.0 MEUR > 0.7 % p.a.)
Carried interest: 7.5 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0 % on their investments.
eQ's own commitment: 3.0 MEUR
Stage: Fully invested

eQ PE VII US L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small / midmarket growth capital & buyout funds, with both sector-specific and generalist strategies
Vintage year: 2015
Size of the program: 80.2 MUSD
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first five years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a.
Carried intrest: 7.5 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0 % on their investments.
eQ's own commitment: 3.0 MUSD
Stage: Fully committed

eQ PE VI North L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in small to midmarket growth capital & buyout funds in the Nordic region, Germany, Switzerland, Austria, the Benelux countries and the UK.
Vintage year: 2013
Size of the program: 130.0 MEUR (inc. 100.0 MEUR Fund)
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first four years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a. (commitments equal or larger than 5,0 MEUR > 0.7 % p.a.)
Carried intrest: 7.5 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 7.0 % on their investments.
eQ's own commitment: 3.0 MEUR
Stage: Fully committed

Amanda V East L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in local private equity funds that look for mid-market buyout investment objects in Russia, the former Soviet republics and Eastern Europe.
Vintage year: 2011
Size of the fund: 50.0 MEUR
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first seven years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a.
Carried interest: 10.0 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 6 %:n on their investments.
eQ's own commitment: 5.0 MEUR
Stage: Fully committed

Amanda IV West L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in private equity funds in Western Europe that carry out medium-sized buy-outs. The fund does not invest in private equity funds that make investments in companies at an early growth stage.
Vintage year: 2007
Size of the fund: 90.0 MEUR
Management fee: 0.8 % p.a. first six years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a.
Carried interest: 7.5 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 8.0 % on their investments.
eQ's own commitment: 5.0 MEUR
Stage: Fully committed

Amanda III Eastern Private Equity L.P.

Strategy: The fund invests in private equity funds that look for mid-market buyout investment objects in Russia, the former Soviet republics and Eastern Europe.
Vintage year: 2006
Size of the fund: 110.2 MEUR
Management fee: 1.0 % p.a. first seven years, after which the fee decreases 10.0 % p.a.
Carried interest: 10.0 % of the profit when the investors have obtained an annual return of 6.0 % on their investments.
eQ:n own commitment: 10.0 MEUR
Stage: Fully committed