Investor AB Swaps 31% Stake in EQT Partners AB for 19% Ownership Stake in EQT Holdings AB

Tuesday, 4 Jun 2013 02:19am EDT 

Investor AB announced that EQT has established a new corporate structure, which will bring operations, fund administration and investments in general partners together under EQT Holdings AB. The Company will ultimately swap its 31% stake in EQT Partners AB for a 19% ownership stake in the new EQT Holdings AB. This ownership will entitle Investor to receive future dividends from EQT Holdings AB. As before, Investor remains a sponsor and will continue to receive carry from new funds to which Investor commits capital. The new structure does not materially change the total value of Investor’s economic interests in EQT. As before, Investor will not have any influence over the investment decisions made by the individual EQT funds. Investor also stated that the Company’s investments in existing EQT funds are unaffected by the new structure. 

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