EQT is pleased to announce that the EQT VIII fund (“EQT Private Equity”) has agreed to sell Aldevron to Danaher Corporation for an enterprise value of $9.6 billion. EQT Private Equity acquired a majority interest in Aldevron in 2019, investing alongside TA Associates, founders, and management.
Kevin Ballinger, CEO of Aldevron, commented, “Genetic medicine is the future and our field is expanding rapidly. EQT has been a great partner to us and played an important role in supporting our company as we scale. Danaher is an excellent strategic fit and new home for Aldevron, and we look forward to working with them.”
Michael Chambers, Founder and Executive Chairman of Aldevron, commented, “Aldevron helps advance breakthrough science, and is a critical player in the medical community. We are grateful for EQT’s support over the past few years, and I am excited for Aldevron to partner with Danaher as we continue our journey.”
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