In 2003, Eric Halverson founded the private equity firm Qualitas Equity with Iñigo Olaguibel and today Qualitas has over €1Bn of funds under management in various alternative asset categories, including direct private equity investment (Q Growth), renewable energies investment (Q Energy) and European fund of funds (Qualitas Funds). Mr. Halverson and Qualitas Partner Sergio Garcia co-lead Qualitas Funds, which currently has invested in over 25 European lower mid-market funds.
Before founding Qualitas Equity Partners, Mr. Halverson worked at UBS Capital, where he led direct private equity investments worth over €450 million in value. Mr. Halverson began his career at McKinsey & Co. in Spain and Scandinavia. Mr. Halverson holds a degree in Economics from Cornell University, and Masters’ Degrees from Cambridge University and from Harvard University