EQT III bought Sirona a world-leading manufacturer of dental equipment, in 2003.
During EQT´s ownership Sirona has successfully increased the global market penetration of CEREC and inLab, Sirona’s unique CAD/CAM systems and continued to develop and launch a number of new products, including a new generation of digital X-ray systems. Furthermore Sirona has taken major steps towards becoming a global company by establishing subsidiaries in another five countries.
In 2005 EQT sold Sirona to to Madison Dearborn Partners.
Key events during EQT's ownership
- New subsidiaries established in five countries: China, Denmark, Spain, France and Japan
- CEREC 3D, Sironas unique CAD/CAM product is developing extremely well
- Development and launch of a number of new products