EQT strengthens position in healthcare investments by joining forces with LSP

EQT AB (publ) today announces the signing of an agreement (the “Transaction”) to acquire LSP (“Life Sciences Partners” or the “Company”), a leading European life sciences venture capital firm with approximately EUR 2.2 billion of assets under management (AUM) and a team of 34 professionals.LSP will strengthen EQT’s position as one of the leading and most active private markets investors in the healthcare sector.

LSP’s highly experienced team will complement EQT’s existing knowledge base within life sciences and expand EQT’s ability to support companies at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare sector.

LSP will enhance EQT’s ability to drive positive social impact in the healthcare industry and future-proof companies that can advance life science research through cutting edge technology.

The upfront consideration amounts to EUR 450 million (on a cash- and debt free basis), comprising of 25 percent cash and 75 percent new EQT AB publicly traded shares, with a potential additional earn-out payment of EUR 25 million…

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Press release at: https://eqtgroup.com/news/2021/eqt-strengthens-position-in-healthcare-investments-by-joining-forces-with-lsp

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