It has been just over ten years since German chancellor Angela Merkel famously described private equity firms as “locusts”. Now the asset class is in the political spotlight once again, this time in the US, as presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren takes private equiteers to task.
The investment, which has been made from Oakley Capital’s fourth fund, is in line with its record of backing founder managers in the consumer technology sector and in the DACH region.
Based in London, Hanson Wade organises conferences and owns a scientific data business catering specifically to the biotech and pharmaceutical industries.
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Based in Germany, Omnicare distributes medical products to a nationwide network of pharmacies that serve oncological patients.