Complementing the EQT ecosystem
EQT is one of the few private markets firms in the world with investment strategies that address the needs of companies throughout their lifecycle, from the start-up phase all the way to mature leading businesses. Positioned between EQT Ventures and EQT Equity, EQT Growth is powered by Motherbrain and focused on partnering with founders and management teams of market leading companies through growth investments in a range of technology, technology-enabled, and fast-scaling industries.
Targeting high-growth companies
EQT Growth is aligned with EQT’s key investment areas such as B2B tech, Healthtech, Consumer and Impact technologies. Motherbrain, EQT’s proprietary in-house artificial intelligence (AI) system, will play a crucial role in the EQT Growth strategy in identifying trends, enabling data driven insights and work-flows, and sourcing potential investment opportunities.
EQT Growth seeks minority, control and/or co-control investments in high-growth companies and investments will typically range between EUR 50 million and EUR 200 million.
The EQT Growth team is housing deep expertise and experience with Ventures, Growth, Equity and operating backgrounds.
March 2021, Sweden
Epidemic Sound is a market leading platform for restriction-free music that collaborates with musicians all over the world to produce quality music that soundtracks everything from videos on social media to TV and film productions - consumers can also listen to tracks on music streaming platforms.
EQT Growth will back Epidemic Sound's international expansion in both existing and new markets, and accelerate customer acquisition as well as investments in the core user experience.
January 2021, Finland
Wolt is a leading global food delivery service, operating in more than 20 countries and over 100 cities. Wolt's app allows users to browse through a range of restaurants and giving them the ability to select either takeaway, home delivery, or table services, enabling customers to order food easily and conveniently. Wolt also offers delivery of grocery and general retail items in many markets, a fast growing segment for the company.
EQT Growth will support Wolt on its accelerated expansion journey and will back deeper penetration in the company’s core markets.