EQT and EQT Partners are expanding and international organizations with offices in 14 countries on three continents. They are continuously looking to add talented and experienced individuals at all levels. In total, EQT and EQT Partners today have around 450 employees. Of these, approximately 290 are within the Investment Advisory teams and 160 work within the General Partners/Fund Managers, Fund Administration, Investor Relations and Support & Specialist Professionals teams.
Investment Advisory Professionals
The typical model for EQT Partners is to recruit Associates with one to four years of experience and to grow and develop the staff internally. Interesting backgrounds are management consulting, investment banking, private equity or a corporate M&A department.
EQT Partners has a strong set of values which is mirrored in the corporate culture, the investment process and the way EQT works with the portfolio companies where long-term growth is created through an industrial approach. An Investment Advisory Professional will be able to learn from and work with the top executives – EQT’s Industrial Advisors – who provide crucial advice and assistance in the due diligence process and during the holding and hand over period.
EQT Partners' Investment Advisory Professionals split their time between deal-sourcing, monitoring the existing portfolio and hand over processes. An Associate will be involved in locating and evaluating new investments and may also be invited to attend portfolio company board meetings.
At EQT Partners, career development is important for both the individual and the organization. Investment Advisory Professionals are part of small teams and over time responsibilities will increase when progressing and gaining experience. Associates also have the opportunity to work across different projects, with different teams and from offices and in other countries for extended periods of time. EQT Partners' goal for successful Associates is to move on to become Director and eventually the possibility of achieving Partnership.
Investor Relations and Support & Specialist Professionals
In order for EQT and EQT Partners to be successful, the organizations rely on a number of highly skilled and experienced support and specialist teams. These functions include the General Partners, Fund Administration, Investor Relations and Support & Specialist functions. The Support & Specialist function include Human Resources, Finance, Legal, Communication & PR and Administrative support to the Investment Advisory teams.
There are clear and interesting career paths and the opportunity to work in different countries. In all areas related to the support and operations functions, EQT strives to be both innovative and best-in-class.