Octopus Investments has acquired a majority stake in Katalyst, the private investor group. The deal brings together Octopus' strengths in VCT fund management alongside Katalyst's skills in identifying strong, early-stage investment opportunities and helping them develop.
De Scorbiac was responsible for the Accenture Venture fund's activities in Europe
GP sells the Dutch employment agency to its CEO, ending its three-years ownership
Financing for the acquisition was provided by Santander Corporate and Commercial Banking
Sussex Place Ventures, Contour Ventures, Partnership Fund and Outrun Ventures also take part