EQT wins prestigious industry awards in its core sectors

#EQT Update

The Private Equity International and Infrastructure Investor Awards are two leading industry competitions that recognize the world’s most successful private markets investors and high profile transactions during the past year. Today, EQT is proud to be voted winner in some of the most prestigious categories for 2020.

EQT won the following categories in the Private Equity International Awards 2020: 

  • Healthcare Private Equity Firm of the Year 
  • Nordic Firm of the Year 

...and EQT Infrastructure won the below categories in the Infrastructure Investor Awards 2020: 

  • Global Digital Infrastructure Investor of the Year
  • Global Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year for Deutsche Glasfaser  
  • North American Deal of the year for Zayo 
  • North American Digital Infrastructure Deal of the Year

Eric Liu, Partner and Global Co-Head of EQT’s Healthcare sector team, commented: “We are proud to have been selected Healthcare Private Equity Firm of the Year. 2020 was a very productive year for EQT’s Healthcare team, which supported Certara’s IPO on NASDAQ in December, representing EQT’s first ever IPO in the US, as well as closing schülke and SHL Medical. These companies are great examples of EQT’s thematic investment approach and our wider commitment towards delivering a positive impact in the Healthcare space”.  

Lennart Blecher, Deputy Managing Partner and Head of EQT Real Assets, commented: “There is an ever growing need for future-proof and reliable internet access across the US and European continents, and these awards are yet another testimony to EQT Infrastructure’s position as the leading fiber investor on both sides of the Atlantic. EQT has a true passion for digital infrastructure and we are committed to continue scaling up our activities in the US and Europe with the overall ambition to secure high-speed internet access to both businesses and citizens.”