Purpose and Values

An entrepreneurial spirit, operational approach and a high sense of urgency are the most central characteristics of EQT and mirrors well the values and strong corporate culture.

The heritage of the Wallenberg family's traditions of engaged and responsible ownership as well as the entrepreneurial spirit were the key components when EQT came about in the early 1990's.The entrepreneurial and industrial values are at the heart and soul of EQT and mirror the corporate culture and working atmosphere. 

The values have been essentially the same throughout EQT’s journey from a Nordic-focused buy-out firm to becoming a differentiated European leader within private markets, with a global focus. EQT’s core values help each and everyone involved across the world understand the corporate culture.

EQT’s overarching purpose and reason for existing, beyond creating value for its shareholders and fund investors, is to future-proof companies and make a positive impact. EQT has a value-based culture designed to align with the purpose and is fully aligned with EQT’s vision and mission as outlined below.

Purpose - why we exist

to future-proof companies and make a positive impact

Vision - what we strive for

to be the most reputable investor and owner

Mission - what we do and how

With the best talent and network around the world, EQT uses a thematic investment strategy and distinctive value creation approach to future-proof companies, creating superior returns to EQT’s investors and making a positive impact with everything we do