Private equity firm Apollo has taken a minority stake in French venture capital investor Sofinnova Partners, becoming the latest large ticket house to swoop into life sciences.
GP and pension market services provider’s founders will focus on organic growth alongside selective acquisitions
VC firm is led by technology founders Ian Hogarth, Khaled Heloui, Sten Tamkivi and Taavet Hinrikus
VC firm has hired Sophie Ahrens-Gruber in Munich and appointed Hannes Gruber as partner in Vancouver
Supporting diverse hires and leadership, as well as opening up networks, remain key