Having a long-term, responsible and sustainable approach to ownership is EQT's way of creating value, for investors, in portfolio companies and society at large.
EQT invests in good companies across the world with a mission to help them develop into great and sustainable companies. By providing access to ownership skills and operational expertise, EQT help acquired companies grow and prosper, both under EQT's ownership and with future owners. EQT has three overall investment strategies – Private Capital, Real Assets and Credit – guided by a responsible ownership approach and an industrial growth strategy.
Approximately EUR 50 billion has been raised from over 600 global professional investors across 27 funds. EQT has invested more than EUR 22 billion in 210+ portfolio companies and today, EQT owns more than 100 companies in a variety of industries across the world with c. 110,000 employees.
The most tangible result of the EQT Business Model is that portfolio companies have on average increased the number of employees by 10%, sales by 10% and earnings by 11% annually during EQT Equity funds’ ownership. Almost all of the return on investments is attributed to operational improvements such as increased sales and efficiency gains.
The L&T Group is India’s largest Infrastructure conglomerate with a significant presence in EPC, manufacturing, financial services & information technology. The flagship company of the group, L&T Limited, was founded in 1938 and has a market cap of approx. USD 30 billion. Besides India, the L&T Group also has a major presence in the Middle East, and a smaller presence in Europe, China and North America. The Group has over 100,000 employees.
L&T Financial Services is inter alia India’s largest debt financier of Renewable Energy projects and the largest refinancier of Road projects. L&T Financial Services has a consolidated loan book of approx. USD 12 billion across the sectors such as Infrastructure, Real Estate and Retail, and an AUM of over USD 10 billion in the Mutual Fund business. The firm employs over 14,000 people.