eQ is the leading Finnish asset manager investing in private equity. We predominantly 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 is Northern Europe. For US private equity, US venture capital and for European private credit, our investments are advised by a dedicated 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 clientele comprises over 290 qualified investors and assets under management exceed EUR 4.1 billion (as of 31.3.2024).

PE award 2020 

Additional information:  Antti Lyytikäinen, CFO, eQ Plc