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Investments

87

Portfolio Exits

30

Funds

6

About Eqvitec Partners

Eqvitec Partners is a private investment and asset holding company for technology investments.

Eqvitec Partners Headquarter Location

P.O. Box 65

131,

Finland

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Verdane Capital VII closes secondary direct transaction with Eqvitec Technology Fund II

Jan 2, 2019

Verdane Capital VII closes secondary direct transaction with Eqvitec Technology Fund II 19 Nov, 2010 The fund Verdane Capital VII has closed a secondary direct transaction with the Limited Partners of Eqvitec Technology Fund II. Under the deal, Verdane Capital VII acquires interests from a number of Limited Partners and Verdane Capital Advisors takes over management of the fund, on behalf of Verdane Capital VII and the existing Limited Partners. The fund’s name will change to Verdane ETF II SPV. As part of this transaction, follow-on capital is set aside for compelling investment opportunities in the fund’s holdings and the lifetime is extended beyond the current 10 years. Eqvitec Partners remains an investor in the fund. About Verdane Capital Advisors Verdane Capital Advisors has 25 years experience in the venture capital and private equity market. The company’s primary focus is on acquisition of portfolios of unlisted companies, but Verdane Capital funds also selectively invest directly in medium-sized individual companies. Active funds stand at nearly €500 million, with a total of approximately 100 holdings in five different funds. Verdane Capital Advisors has 15 investment professionals in offices in Oslo and Stockholm. Current investments include BytHjul, C3, Mathem, Resman, SmartMotor, Vector, Wireless Maingate and Åkerströms. Examples of earlier investments are Coding Technologies, Chipcon, Nacre, Opera Software, Reslink and TradeDoubler. Visit www.verdanecapital.com for more information. About Eqvitec Eqvitec Partners is one of the largest technology oriented private equity firms in Northern Europe. The company was founded in 1997 and has offices in Helsinki and Stockholm. Eqvitec Partners is the advisor of two funds with a total capital base of approximately €200 million. During the last 12 years Eqvitec funds have invested in more than 80 companies and carried out over 50 exits. Successful exits from Eqvitec Technology Fund II include Genimap (merged with Affecto and exited through IPO), SmartTrust (trade sale to a German industrial company) and Teletekno (trade sale to a Finnish industrial company). Visit www.eqvitec.com for more information. Holdings Verdane funds invest in companies with a strong growth potential, mainly within consumer internet, software, energy and advanced industrial sectors. The funds have invested in over 300 companies since 2003.

Eqvitec Partners Investments

87 Investments

Eqvitec Partners has made 87 investments. Their latest investment was in Voddler as part of their Unattributed VC on February 2, 2010.

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Eqvitec Partners Investments Activity

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Date

Round

Company

Amount

New?

Co-Investors

Sources

2/11/2010

Unattributed VC

Voddler

$3.5M

Yes

8/21/2009

Private Equity

eBuilder

$5.62M

Yes

8/13/2008

Series B

NETadmin

$6.56M

No

1

5/9/2008

Series A

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$99M

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0

11/6/2007

Series B

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$99M

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10

Date

2/11/2010

8/21/2009

8/13/2008

5/9/2008

11/6/2007

Round

Unattributed VC

Private Equity

Series B

Series A

Series B

Company

Voddler

eBuilder

NETadmin

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Amount

$3.5M

$5.62M

$6.56M

$99M

$99M

New?

Yes

Yes

No

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Co-Investors

Sources

1

0

10

Eqvitec Partners Portfolio Exits

30 Portfolio Exits

Eqvitec Partners has 30 portfolio exits. Their latest portfolio exit was Datium on August 03, 2021.

Date

Exit

Companies

Valuation
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Acquirer

Sources

8/3/2021

Acquired

1

3/14/2019

Acquired

1

11/21/2018

Acquired

$99M

1

9/15/2015

Acquired

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10

5/21/2015

Acquired

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10

Date

8/3/2021

3/14/2019

11/21/2018

9/15/2015

5/21/2015

Exit

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Acquired

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

Acquirer

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Sources

1

1

1

10

10

Eqvitec Partners Acquisitions

3 Acquisitions

Eqvitec Partners acquired 3 companies. Their latest acquisition was Mantacore on May 16, 2008.

Date

Investment Stage

Companies

Valuation
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Total Funding

Note

Sources

5/16/2008

$99M

Leveraged Buyout

1

5/15/2008

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10

8/31/2007

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10

Date

5/16/2008

5/15/2008

8/31/2007

Investment Stage

Companies

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Valuation

$99M

$99M

$99M

Total Funding

Note

Leveraged Buyout

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Sources

1

10

10

Eqvitec Partners Fund History

6 Fund Histories

Eqvitec Partners has 6 funds, including Eqvitec Mezzanine Fund III.

Closing Date

Fund

Fund Type

Status

Amount

Sources

4/1/2009

Eqvitec Mezzanine Fund III

Mezzanine (Third-Party)

Closed

$151.28M

1

3/16/2006

Eqvitec Technology Mezzanine Fund II

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$99M

10

2/16/2006

Eqvitec Technology Fund III

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$99M

10

3/15/2001

Eqvitec Technology Fund II

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$99M

10

12/31/1999

Eqvitec Technology Mezzanine Fund I

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$99M

10

Closing Date

4/1/2009

3/16/2006

2/16/2006

3/15/2001

12/31/1999

Fund

Eqvitec Mezzanine Fund III

Eqvitec Technology Mezzanine Fund II

Eqvitec Technology Fund III

Eqvitec Technology Fund II

Eqvitec Technology Mezzanine Fund I

Fund Type

Mezzanine (Third-Party)

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Status

Closed

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Amount

$151.28M

$99M

$99M

$99M

$99M

Sources

1

10

10

10

10

Eqvitec Partners Team

7 Team Members

Eqvitec Partners has 7 team members, including current Senior Partner, Jukka Makinen.

Name

Work History

Title

Status

Jukka Makinen

Senior Partner

Current

Kimmo Jyllila

Managing Partner

Former

Einar Lindquist

Senior Partner

Former

Juha Mikkola

Norvestia, Tesi, Aboa Venture Management, and Nordea Bank

Senior Partner

Former

Pertti Nurmio

Armada Mezzanine

Senior Partner

Former

Name

Jukka Makinen

Kimmo Jyllila

Einar Lindquist

Juha Mikkola

Pertti Nurmio

Work History

Norvestia, Tesi, Aboa Venture Management, and Nordea Bank

Armada Mezzanine

Title

Senior Partner

Managing Partner

Senior Partner

Senior Partner

Senior Partner

Status

Current

Former

Former

Former

Former

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