FIH Partners advises EQT on the 20% minority investment in 3Shape, a global leader in digital dentistry providing advanced technology solutions and software to clinics and labs.
3Shape is a global leader in digital dentistry and provides state of the art intra-oral scanning solutions, CAD (Computer-Aided Design) and CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) software for dentists and dental laboratories in over 100 countries. The company was founded in 2000 and employs more than 1,900 people globally with approximately 500 employees working in R&D.
3Shape operates in a highly attractive segment of the dental equipment and software market with double-digit growth. 3Shape is a market-leading innovator uniquely positioned at the nexus of digital dentistry to drive the digital transformation and thereby improve patient care while reducing the environmental footprint of analogue supply chains and processes.
EQT will support 3Shape in their vision to drive global growth while continuing to innovate and deliver unique digital solutions globally.
The transaction is expected to close during Q1 2022.
FIH Partners acted as exclusive M&A advisor to EQT on the transaction.