EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization focused on active ownership strategies. With a Nordic heritage and a global mindset, EQT has a track record of almost three decades of delivering consistent and attractive returns across multiple geographies, sectors and strategies. Uniquely, EQT is the only large private markets firm in the world with investment strategies covering all phases of a business’ development, from start-up to maturity. EQT today has more than EUR 112 billion in assets under management including BPEA EQT across 45+ active funds within three business segments – Private Capital, BPEA EQT and Real Assets.
With its roots in the Wallenberg family’s entrepreneurial mindset and philosophy of long-term ownership, EQT is guided by a set of strong values and a distinct corporate culture. EQT manages and advises funds and vehicles that invest across the world with the mission to future-proof companies, generate attractive returns and make a positive impact with everything EQT does.
In October 2022 EQT combined with BPEA Asia to create BPEA EQT combines the private equity teams from Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) and EQT Asia, creating a comprehensive Asian private equity presence with local teams in eight cities across the region, a 25-year heritage, and more than USD 25 billion of capital deployed since inception.
Private Capital comprises six business lines: EQT Private Equity, EQT Future, EQT Ventures, EQT Life Sciences, EQT Growth and EQT Public Value. The Private Capital segment has grown rapidly and has EUR 68.2 billion in assets under management as of December 2022.
Real Assets – The Real Assets’ business segment comprises three business lines: EQT Infrastructure, EQT Active Core Infrastructure and EQT Exeter. The Real Asset segment has EUR 44.2 billion in assets under management as of December 2022.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth is Australia’s leading independent law firm, providing exceptional legal services across the full spectrum of matters, including major transactions, projects and significant disputes in the infrastructure and energy sectors.
Our integrated transactional and regulatory teams advise all public and private sector participants, including private equity, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds, as well as strategic investors and infrastructure developers across key transactions and projects shaping Australia’s infrastructure and energy future.
Our multi-disciplinary experience means we advise on transactions and projects across the entire project lifecycle, from sale and acquisition, development and procurement, access, environment and planning, real estate, financing, through to delivery phase advice, refinancing, restructuring and dispute resolution.
We cover all forms of economic and social infrastructure, as well as core plus exposures particularly in the digital infrastructure sector. Our team is asset driven, meaning that we bring the required asset and sector expertise and experience from wherever it resides within our firm to ensure that the range of issues associated with investing in complex infrastructure – whether a greenfield or brownfield opportunity – are comprehensively and efficiently addressed.
With more than 175 years of history and a talented and diverse team of over 1,000 people, we pride ourselves on our client-focused approach and commitment to excellence. Our fundamental ambition is the success of our clients, and this is reflected in everything we do.
We advise on the most significant domestic and global matters and connect with the best lawyers internationally to provide our clients with the right team for every engagement. We are the firm of choice for many of the world’s leading organisations, with our people consistently recognised for providing outstanding client service and delivering exceptional results.
Igneo Infrastructure Partners is an autonomous investment team in the First Sentier Investors Group. It invests in high-quality, mature, mid-market infrastructure companies in renewables, digital infrastructure, waste management, water utilities and transportation / logistics sectors in the UK, Europe, North America, Australia and New Zealand. Operating since 1994, the team works closely with portfolio companies to create long-term sustainable value through innovation, a focus on ESG and proactive asset management. Igneo manages A$28.5 billion worth of assets (as at 31 December 2023) on behalf of more than 200 investors around the world.
KPMG is a global organisation of independent professional firms, providing a full range of services to organisations across a wide range of industries, governments and not-for-profit sectors. We operate in 146 countries and territories and have more than 227,000 people working in member firms around the world. In Australia, KPMG has a long tradition of professionalism and integrity combined with our dynamic approach to advising clients in a digital-driven world.
Northleaf Capital Partners is a global private markets investment firm with US$22 billion in private equity, private credit and infrastructure commitments raised to date from public, corporate and multi-employer pension plans, endowments, foundations, financial institutions and family offices. Northleaf’s 200-person team is located in Toronto, Chicago, London, Los Angeles, Melbourne, Menlo Park, Montreal, New York and Tokyo. Northleaf sources, evaluates and manages private markets investments globally, with a focus on mid-market companies and assets.
Our mission is to accelerate the transition to a future powered by renewable energy. As a specialist renewables infrastructure manager, we believe there is a huge opportunity to unblock investment in renewables by building a bespoke portfolio of renewables assets at economies of scale across multiple assets, technologies, and locations to create better outcomes for our investors.
Part of the wider Octopus Group that was founded in the UK in 2000, we have been in the Australian market since 2018 and today, have over 4000 employees globally. We manage in excess of $22 billion for more than 60,000 private investors, wealth managers and institutional investors and are committed to delivering long-term attractive risk-adjusted returns for investors, into areas that will help change our world for the better.
We are a certified B Corp, meaning we consider all our stakeholders when making decisions: our employees, customers, environment, community and shareholders. Investors can be reassured that their capital is being managed by a company worthy of their trust and who is aligned with their own values.
Established in 1998, Pacific Equity Partners (PEP) invests through control positions in leading Australian and New Zealand based companies, typically with enterprise values in the range of A$200M-A$1B+. Operating company management teams are supported with focused governance, capital and resources in order to achieve full potential.
PEP has made 36 operating company investments and over 120 bolts-ons and joint venture acquisitions at the company level. PEP has managed ~A$9B of equity funds over the last 20 years, and recent investments have included industrial, energy, food, consumer products, healthcare, entertainment/media, pharmaceuticals and financial services businesses which have employed over 50,000 people.
PEP Fund VI closed in July 2020 at the hard cap of A$2.5B, and the Secure Assets Fund closed in June 2020 at A$360M.
PEP has been among the best performers in the private equity industry worldwide and has been included in the list of Top 20 Consistent Performers Globally by Preqin. The firm has also been recognised with various awards, including Firm of the Year, Best LBO Deal of the Year and Australian Private Equity Firm of the Year and an AVCJ Responsible Investing Award (2018), AIC Investing for Growth Award (2019) and AVCJ Exit of the Year – Mid Cap (2019) for Manuka Health.
Stonepeak is a leading alternative investment firm specializing in infrastructure and real assets with approximately $53.4 billion of assets under management. Through its investment in defensive, hard-asset businesses globally, Stonepeak aims to create value for its investors and portfolio companies, and to have a positive impact on the communities in which it operates. Stonepeak sponsors investment vehicles focused on private equity and credit. The firm provides capital, operational support, and committed partnership to sustainably grow investments in its target sectors, which include communications, energy transition, transport and logistics, and social infrastructure.
The firm has been growing its presence in the Asia Pacific region since 2018. Stonepeak employs close to 50 employees throughout the region, as of February 2023, and opened its Singapore office at the end of 2022, marking Stonepeak’s third APAC office in addition to Hong Kong and Sydney. Stonepeak’s investments and partnerships with a presence in APAC include Digital Edge, Equalbase, GreenPeak Renewables, Miescor Infrastructure Development Corporation (MIDC), Peak Energy, Seapeak, and Synera Renewable Energy (SRE).
Stonepeak has offices in Austin, Houston, and London, in addition to its Hong Kong, Singapore, and Sydney locations, and is headquartered in New York.