Debevoise Advises EQT in Its Formation of EQT Ventures, a €566 Million Venture Capital Fund

26 May 2016

Debevoise & Plimpton LLP advised EQT in connection with the formation of the EQT Ventures, a multi-stage venture capital fund advised by the EQT Ventures team at EQT Partners. The fund will invest in fast-growing, innovative and tech-enabled companies across Europe, supporting great entrepreneurs throughout different stages of growth. EQT Ventures secured commitments totaling EUR 566 million.

EQT is a leading global private equity group with approximately EUR 29 billion in raised capital. EQT has portfolio companies in Europe, Asia and the US with total sales of more than EUR 17 billion and approximately 140,000 employees.

The Debevoise team was led by partner Erica Berthou and included partners Sally Gibson, Peter F. G. Schuur and Richard Ward, and associates Sally Bergmann, Michael J. Milazzo, Ceinwen Rees and Tony Z. Song.

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