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GHO Capital invests in Sanner Group, a leading global supplier of high-quality active packaging solutions and components for the Pharmaceutical, Diagnostic, Nutraceutical and MedTech industries

GHO partnering with the Sanner family and existing management to drive global growth Sanner positioned as market leader with a focus on quality and innovation Management to pursue global expansion, leveraging GHO’s international expertise London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in global healthcare, announces its investment…

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Velocity Clinical Research’s multi-site acquisitions signal new frontier for clinical site management industry

Investment from large investors attracted into SMO industry Consolidation of multi-site networks indicates maturing market London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in global healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Velocity Clinical, regarding the acquisition of 11 new US sites. Velocity Clinical Research (“Velocity”)…

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Ardena acquires Idifarma from Suanfarma and Sodena, adding spray drying technology and high potency capabilities

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in global healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Ardena, regarding the acquisition of Idifarma from Suanfarma and Sodena. Ardena, a specialist pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO), announced today that it has acquired Idifarma, a leading…

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GHO Capital invests in ClearView Healthcare Partners, the leading provider of strategic consulting services to global innovators in the life sciences

GHO partnering with existing management team to accelerate global growth ClearView positioned as market leader in an industry experiencing strong tailwinds Management to pursue international markets and broaden service offering, leveraging GHO’s unparalleled sector expertise London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in global healthcare, and the founding…

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Velocity Clinical Research not slowing down, buying two new US sites amid own acquisition

Bicoastal expansion — New York and California London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in global healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Velocity Clinical, regarding the additon of two new sites to its US network. Leading US-based integrated site company, Velocity Clinical Research, today announces it has…

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Ardena’s success leads to major €35 million investment for expansion in Belgium, Sweden and The Netherlands

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in global healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Ardena, regarding a major investment to expand across Belgium, Sweden and The Netherlands. Ardena, a specialist pharmaceutical Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO), in partnership with GHO Capital, announced…

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Two Labs, an Envision Pharma Group company acquires Riparian

The partnership expands Two Labs’ suite of services and broadens its integration competency to include government price reporting London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in global healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Envision Pharma Group, regarding the acquisition of Riparian by Two Labs.…

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GHO Capital announces the sale of DNA Diagnostics Center to Eurofins

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in global healthcare, announces the sale of DNA Diagnostics Center (“DDC”) to Eurofins, a publicly traded global laboratory testing business. DDC is a multichannel, global leader in consumer-focused DNA testing, offering best in class DNA lab and testing services…

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Validant acquires Greenleaf Health, leading FDA regulatory consulting firm

Greenleaf CEO – Patrick Ronan – Named New CEO of Validant London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Validant, regarding the acquisition of Greenleaf Health. Validant, a leading global quality, compliance and regulatory consulting group (the Group), has acquired Greenleaf…

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Validant acquires Oriel STAT A MATRIX, a global consultancy and training firm for the medical device industry

Adds complementary training services to provide holistic customer support Deepens experience with high quality medical device consulting team Follows acquisitions of DataRevive and IDEC in 2019 and 2020 respectively London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Validant, regarding…

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GHO Capital acquires Velocity Clinical Research, signalling evolution of clinical trial site industry

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in healthcare, announces the acquisition of Velocity Clinical Research, from NaviMed Capital (“NaviMed”) and other investors, signalling how the business of running clinical trial sites is changing. Headquartered in Durham, North Carolina, Velocity operates 16 fully-owned sites across 11 US…

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Sterling Pharma Solutions acquires ADC Bio

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Sterling Pharma Solutions, regarding the acquisition of ADC Bio.  Global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO), Sterling Pharma Solutions, has announced the acquisition of ADC Biotechnology, a UK based bioconjugation development services…

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Envision Pharma Group acquires doDOC to enable seamless document collaboration as part of iEnvision, its global medical affairs platform

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Envision Pharma Group, regarding the acquisition of doDOC.  Envision Pharma Group (“Envision” or the “Company”), a leading global technology-enabled scientific communications company, is pleased to announce the acquisition of doDOC Corp., a…

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GHO appoints David W. Miller and Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley as Operating Partners

Appointments will support GHO through deal origination and portfolio company support, bringing extensive experience in market access, MedTech and advanced therapies from industry and consulting careers. London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, announces the appointment of David Miller and Geoffrey Hamilton-Fairley as Operating Partners.…

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X-Chem acquires IntelliSyn and sister company, AviSyn, to extend and streamline drug discovery service range

Acquisition allows X-Chem to offer a more comprehensive, integrated, screen-to-lead drug discovery process to pharma and biotech clients IntelliSyn’s Founder and CEO Jeffrey Albert to join X-Chem management team London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, X-Chem, regarding…

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Validant acquires IDEC, a leading regulatory consultancy in Japan

Expands geographic reach with direct presence in Japan Expands breadth and depth of consultancy and implementation capabilities Establishes comprehensive Asian regulatory service with DataRevive in China and IDEC in Japan London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Validant, regarding…

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Envision Pharma Group acquires Two Labs to advance its position as a global strategic partner to pharma

Acquisition follows increased investment in Envision from GHO Capital and its partners Two Labs brings market-leading commercialisation, strategic consulting, market access, and market intelligence solutions that span the full product life cycle Move builds on Envision’s established leadership position as the preferred tech-enabled scientific communications company for medical affairs, while deepening its presence in the…

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GHO Capital and management acquire Ardian majority stake in Envision Pharma Group to accelerate continued growth

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in healthcare, together with the existing Envision management team and employees, have increased their investment in Envision Pharma Group (“Envision” or the “Company”), a leading technology-enabled scientific communications company. The transaction sees GHO lead a consortium of its investors headed…

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Sterling Pharma Solutions acquires API facility in US

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Sterling Pharma Solutions, regarding the acquisition of Alcami’s Germantown, Wisconsin facility in the US. Global contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), Sterling Pharma Solutions, has announced its acquisition of Alcami’s…

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IONTAS and FairJourney Biologics Discover SARS-CoV2 Neutralising Antibodies with Picomolar Potency

Panel of 15 potent antibodies selected that are optimally suited to clinical development and manufacturing Monoclonal antibodies have the potential to both treat infected patients and provide protection to the “at risk” population during the pandemic Viral neutralisation data independently verified by the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control (NIBSC) Project is part of an…

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GHO Capital acquires X-Chem, a leading drug discovery service provider

Matt Clark named new Chief Executive Officer US-based X-Chem is the leading provider of small molecule discovery services to global biopharma using DNA-Encoded Library technology GHO to invest further in best-in-class technology and service proposition London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP (GHO), the European specialist investor in healthcare, announces the…

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FairJourney Biologics joins forces with Iontas to create a global leader in outsourced antibody discovery services

FairJourney’s combination with Iontas creates a leading global antibody discovery CRO with an international footprint FairJourney’s unique antibody discovery libraries and service portfolio to be complemented by Iontas’ proprietary mammalian display technology Group to have an unparalleled service and technology offering across antibody discovery, engineering, characterisation, and manufacturing services London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or…

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Sterling Pharma Solutions commences the production of potential COVID-19 treatment

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Sterling Pharma Solutions, regarding the commencement of the production of potential COVID-19 treatment. Global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO), Sterling Pharma Solutions, has commenced production of hydroxychloroquine (HCQ), a treatment currently…

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Leading global antibody discovery companies FairJourney Biologics and Iontas announce partnership in search for SARS-CoV-2 treatment

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, FairJourney Biologics, regarding the partnership with Iontas in search for SARS-CoV-2 treatment. FairJourney Biologics (Porto, Portugal) and Iontas (Cambridge, UK) today announce a partnership to expedite the identification of effective antibodies for…

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Envision Pharma announces acquisition of London-based behavioural science-led communications group 90TEN

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Envision Pharma Group, regarding the acquisition of 90TEN. Global healthcare communications consultancy 90TEN has been acquired by Envision Pharma Group – a global provider of evidence-based communication services and industry-leading technology solutions.…

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GHO Capital invests in FairJourney Biologics, a global leader in monoclonal antibody discovery services for biopharma

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, announces its investment to partner with the founding management team in FairJourney Biologics (‘FairJourney’), a leader in providing antibody discovery services to global biopharma. Established in 2012 in Porto, Portugal, FairJourney provides outsourced antibody discovery, engineering, production and…

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GHO Capital acquires Ardena, a leading CDMO providing early stage drug development and manufacturing for small-to-mid sized biopharma.

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, has acquired Ardena, a specialist contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) focused on early phase drug development, from Mentha Capital and existing management. Ardena is a multi-service CDMO, assisting small-to-mid sized biopharma with services spanning the full development…

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GHO Capital raises €975m in largest ever European healthcare fund

€975m fundraise marks the largest ever specialist private equity fund dedicated to investing in European healthcare Fund II will invest in high growth healthcare subsectors, including outsourced services, pharma and medtech Oversubscribed fund is 50% larger than GHO’s 2015 maiden fund, demonstrating strong support from existing and new investors alike London, UK – Global Healthcare…

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BioAgilytix announces acquisition of Boston-based clinical research organisation Cambridge Biomedical

Highly complementary transaction strengthens BioAgilytix’s ability to support all phases of biologics development; adds to growing cell and gene therapy expertise; increases laboratory capacity; expands team of seasoned bioanalytical scientists; broadens geographic reach. London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its…

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Validant acquires DataRevive, a regulatory strategy and consulting business focused on novel therapeutics and biologics

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Validant, regarding the acquisition of DataRevive. Validant, a leading transatlantic quality, compliance and regulatory consulting group, has acquired DataRevive, a regulatory strategy and consultancy firm that focuses on supporting pharma and…

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GHO Capital announces the sale of Caprion Biosciences

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, today announces the sale of Caprion Biosciences (“Caprion”) to Arsenal Capital Partners, a leading specialised private equity firm that invests in middle-market healthcare and specialty industrials companies. Caprion is a specialised laboratory service business serving pharma and biotech…

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GHO Capital agrees sale of Quotient Sciences to Permira

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from Quotient Sciences regarding its recapitalisation with global Private Equity Firm Permira: Quotient Sciences and global investment firm Permira today announced that a company backed by the Permira Funds has signed a definitive agreement to acquire…

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Caprion Biosciences expands its global biomarker and immune monitoring franchise by acquiring Serametrix Corporation

London, UK – Global Healthcare Opportunities, or GHO Capital Partners LLP, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company, Caprion BioSciences, regarding the acquisition of Serametrix Corporation. Caprion Biosciences announced that the company acquired Serametrix Corporation, a specialised provider of immune monitoring services headquartered in Carlsbad, California. Caprion plans to…

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Sterling Pharma Solutions expands its transatlantic presence and development capabilities through acquisition of CiVentiChem in the US

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges today’s announcement from its portfolio company, Sterling Pharma Solutions, regarding the acquisition of CiVentiChem in the US. UK-based contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO), Sterling Pharma Solutions, has announced its acquisition of CiVentiChem’s US facility located in Cary, North Carolina, US. The new…

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GHO Capital acquires Sterling Pharma Solutions, a specialist provider of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient (‘API’) development and manufacturing services to the global biopharmaceutical industry

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, has acquired a majority stake, alongside Management, in Sterling Pharma Solutions (‘Sterling’ or the ‘Company’), a specialist in complex and difficult to manufacture APIs. Headquartered in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, Sterling is a leading provider of API development and manufacturing, with a reputation for…

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GHO Capital acquires Validant, a leading quality, compliance and regulatory affairs consulting firm for healthcare companies

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, has acquired a majority stake in Validant, a leading quality, compliance and regulatory affairs consulting firm. Operating globally with offices in Europe and North America, Validant provides specialist consulting services, with a focus on quality, compliance and regulatory affairs, to a broad range of…

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Caprion Biosciences Expands its Biomarker and Immune Monitoring Franchise by Acquiring US-Based Primity Bio.

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges today’s announcement from its portfolio company Caprion Biosciences, Inc. (“Caprion” or “the Company”) regarding the acquisition of US-based Primity Bio. Caprion Biosciences announced today that the company acquired Primity Bio Inc., a specialised provider of biomarker and immune monitoring services located in Fremont,…

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GHO Capital announces acquisition of Linimed Gruppe GmbH

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, today announces the acquisition of Linimed Gruppe (“Linimed” or “the Company”), a leading provider of outpatient intensive care services across Germany, from Vitruvian Partners and the Linimed founders. Headquartered in Jena, Linimed Gruppe is one of the largest providers of outpatient intensive care in…

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Quotient Sciences acquires Pharmaterials

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company Quotient Sciences regarding its acquisition of Pharmaterials, a UK-based Contract Development and Manufacturing Organisation. Quotient Sciences (“Quotient”), the early phase drug development services provider, announced that it has acquired Pharmaterials, a contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO)…

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Envision Pharma Group acquires Touch Creative Design Limited

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges the announcement from its portfolio company Envision Pharma Group regarding its acquisition of Touch Creative Design Limited, a UK-based Pharma/Healthcare focused agency with multi-industry experience. To underpin their commitment to clients to provide pioneering scientific multichannel medical communication solutions alongside their purpose built industry-leading…

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Quotient Clinical acquires QS Pharma from Charles River Laboratories International, Inc.

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, is pleased to share today’s announcement from its portfolio company Quotient Clinical regarding its acquisition of QS Pharma, increasing its US presence and adding high potency molecule capabilities to its existing operations. Addition of contract development and manufacturing organisation increases scale of business and…

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Quotient Clinical Acquires SeaView Research

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges today’s announcement from its portfolio company Quotient Clinical regarding its acquisition of SeaView Research, expanding its existing operational footprint to the US. Quotient Clinical (“Quotient”), the early phase drug development services provider, today announces that it has acquired SeaView Research (“SeaView”), expanding its…

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DNA Diagnostics Center Acquires IDENTIGENE LLC from Sorenson Genomics LLC

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges today’s announcement from its portfolio company DNA Diagnostics Center ® (“DDC”) regarding the acquisition of the assets of IDENTIGENE®, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Sorenson Genomics, LLC. As a significant consumer brand in parentage testing, distributed at over 20,000 retail store locations throughout…

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GHO Capital closes €660 million private equity fund

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, today announces the successful final close for GHO Capital Fund I LP, a €660 million private equity fund which has been raised to seize the highly attractive and underpenetrated investment opportunity in European healthcare. GHO Capital Fund I LP (“the Fund”) was significantly oversubscribed,…

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Caprion Biosciences Acquires the Immune Monitoring Laboratory from ImmuneHealth

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, acknowledges today’s announcement from its portfolio company Caprion Biosciences, Inc. (“Caprion” or “the Company”) regarding the acquisition of the assets of the immune monitoring laboratory of ImmuneHealth, ASBL. Located in Gosselies, Belgium, the ImmuneHealth laboratory will provide a fully operational immune monitoring laboratory infrastructure…

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GHO Capital announces acquisition of Caprion Biosciences

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, today announces the acquisition of Caprion Biosciences, Inc. (“Caprion” or “the Company”), the leading provider of proteomics and immune monitoring services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry. Caprion is a specialist laboratory services company which provides testing services to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies for…

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GHO Capital & Ardian team with Envision leadership to acquire the Envision Pharma Group from the Halifax Group

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, in collaboration with Ardian, the independent private investment company, has partnered with the Envision Pharma Group’s (“Envision”) leadership team to acquire Envision, a leading Medical Affairs-focused scientific communications and technology solutions provider, from the Halifax Group. The management team and employees, led by Brian…

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GHO Capital announces two acquisitions to create pan-European ophthalmic specialty pharmaceutical company

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist investor in healthcare, has entered into an agreement to acquire the European commercial operations of Nicox S.A. (“Nicox”) (Euronext Paris: FR0013018124, COX), the international ophthalmic company, and to acquire the entire issued share capital of Visufarma Spa (“Visufarma”), a private Italian ophthalmic company. The combined platform will…

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Ken Eichmann joins GHO Capital as Principal

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist healthcare investor, today announces the appointment of Ken Eichmann as Principal. The firm now has a dedicated healthcare team of 10 investment professionals. Ken is an experienced private equity investment professional who brings a wealth of origination, transaction execution and M&A expertise to GHO Capital. He previously…

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GHO Capital acquires Quotient Clinical

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist healthcare investor, today announces the acquisition of Quotient Clinical (Quotient or the Company), a provider of outsourced, early-stage drug development services to the pharmaceutical industry. Headquartered in the UK and employing over 280 professionals, Quotient Clinical enables pharmaceutical and biotechnology customers to improve research and development productivity…

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GHO Capital announces acquisition of DNA Diagnostics Center

London, UK – GHO Capital, the European specialist healthcare investor, today announces the acquisition of DNA Diagnostics Center (DDC or the Company), a world leader in the provision of specialist DNA-based diagnostic services, for a total transaction value of €104 million. Further details of the transaction were not disclosed. DDC is a market leading diagnostics…

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GHO Capital supports European Medicines Agency’s “Science, Medicines, Health: Patients at the heart of future innovation” conference

On Wednesday 18 March 2015, Andrea Ponti, Executive Partner and Founder at GHO Capital, will participate in a panel discussion at the European Medicines Agency’s “Science, Medicines, Health: Patients at the heart of future innovation” conference in London. Andrea will be giving an investor’s view on the regulatory environment in Europe. The invitation-only conference is…

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