EQT’s Acquisition of a Minority Stake in 3Shape

Simpson Thacher and Accura advised EQT on the deal.

EQT announced  its acquisition of a 20% stake in 3Shape, a Copenhagen-based medical technology firm. The transaction is expected to close in first quarter of 2022.

Founded in 2000, 3Shape is a global leader in digital dentistry and provides state of the art intra-oral scanning solutions, Computer Aided Design and Computer Aided Manufacturing software for dentists and dental laboratories in over 100 countries.

EQT is a purpose-driven global investment organization with more than €70 billion in assets under management across 27 active funds. EQT funds have portfolio companies in Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas with total sales of approximately €29 billion and more than 175,000 employees. EQT works with portfolio companies to achieve sustainable growth, operational excellence and market leadership.

The Simpson Thacher team includes Michael T. Holick (Picture) and Daniel Levien (Corporate); Vanessa Burrows and Tera Rule (U.S. Healthcare); Genevieve Dorment, Melanie Jolson and Sam Watters (Intellectual Property); David Rubinsky and Charles Pfeifer (Executive Compensation and Employee Benefits); Krista McManus and Timothy Gallagher (U.S. Real Estate); Mick Tuesley (Regulatory); Richard Jamgochian and Kelly Karapetyan (Antitrust); and Timothy Mulvihill (Environmental).

The Accura team included Tue Ravnholt Frandsen, Lars Mygind Bojsen, Jakob Henning Anker Sørensen, Sandra Helene Askildsen, Cecilie Delcomyn Dohn, Morten Bruus, Christoffer Ege Andersen, Frederik Mathias Bertel, Peter Brask Tind, Simon Evers Hjelmborg, Marcus Alexander Svendsen.

Involved fees earner: Christoffer Ege Andersen – Accura; Sandra Helene Askildsen – Accura; Frederik Mathias Bertel – Accura; Peter Brask Tind – Accura; Morten Bruus – Accura; Cecilie Delcomyn Dohn – Accura; Simon Evers Hjelmborg – Accura; Tue Ravnholt Frandsen – Accura; Jakob Henning Anker Sørensen – Accura; Lars Mygind Bojsen – Accura; Marcus Alexander Svendsen – Accura; Vanessa Burrows – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Genevieve Dorment – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Timothy Gallagher – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Michael Holick – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Richard Jamgochian – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Melanie Jolson – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Kelly Karapetyan – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Daniel Levien – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Krista McManus – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Timothy Mulvihill – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Charles Pfeifer – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; David Rubinsky – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Tera Rule – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Malcolm Tuesley – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett; Samuel Watters – Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Law Firms: Accura; Simpson Thacher & Bartlett;

Clients: EQT IX Fund;

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Author: Youness Semri