EQT III's strategic focus was medium-sized companies in Northern Europe in a variety of sectors – engineering, medical technology, telecom, automotive, branded consumer goods and business services.

EQT III made controlling equity and equity-related investments, primarily in connection with buyouts, buyins, corporate joint ventures or similar investment opportunities. Investments were made in entities with an established businesses, strong market positions and evident competitive advantages, with a clear potential for future sales and earnings growth.

EQT III was terminated in 2015.

Commitments by region

Commitments by type


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Company Sector Country Entry Exit
Carl Zeiss Vision Consumer goods Germany Mar 2005
May 2013
Munksjö Industrial Technology Sweden Mar 2008 Dec 2014
Aleris Healthcare Sweden Mar 2005
Aug 2010
Com Hem TMT Sweden Jun 2003
Jan 2006
Dometic International Industrial Technology Sweden Jul 2001
Jun 2005
Finn-Power Industrial Technology Finland May 2002
Feb 2008
Leybold Optics Industrial Technology Germany Dec 2001
May 2012
Plantasjen Consumer goods Norway Oct 2001
Jan 2007
Sirona Healthcare Germany Nov 2003
Jul 2005
Symrise Consumer goods Germany Sep 2001
May 2007
VTI Technologies Industrial Technology Finland Jun 2002
Jan 2012
ISS Services Denmark May 2005
Mar 2015
Duni Industrial Technology Sweden Sep 2001
Aug 2008