EQT was founded 1994 together with Investor AB and SEB. EQT has 22 000 MSEK committed capital, mainly from institutional investors , in four investment strategies – Equity, Infrastructure, Mid Market and Credit. The investment in Hector Rail is within the infrastructure strategy.

As an owner EQT has the ambition to develop good companies into great sustainable businesses. EQT invest in each portfolio company’s growth , innovation and change with a long-term perspective. Through EQT the portfolio company has access to a strong global network of Industrial Advisors , the advisors represent competence from sectors and situations to support the portfolio company’s development.