Q&A: How EQT finds value in Asia's mid-market

The Swedish alternative investment firm tells FinanceAsia how it finds high-growth companies and manages risk in Asia’s under-researched middle market.

Early-stage private companies are getting more attention than ever from the international investment community, meaning private equity and venture capital funds could face stiffer competition for assets in the years ahead.

Specialist asset manager EQT's plan is to continue harvesting the region's middle market. 

Having already deployed more than $1.2 billion through investments in 18 companies after a decade investing in Asia, the Sweden-headquartered alternative investment firm recently closed its third Asia-focused mid-market fund.

EQT’s Mid Market Asia III fund will target mid-market companies in Greater China and Southeast Asia with clear growth and development potential. With total commitments...

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