Key milestones

Over twenty years, we have raised over €3.5 billion across five funds from our investors.

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Backed over 40 mid-market businesses

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Completed 100+ bolt-on acquisitions

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Invested across 11 countries

Key milestones

2021: Launch of €458m Origin Fund

Launch of €458m Origin Fund, targeting lower mid-market companies and building on the firm’s successful track record.

Milan office opens as Oakley strengthens its presence in a key market for the firm and reputation as a pan-European investor.

Oakley completes its 100th bolt-on acquisition.


bolt-on completed


2021: Oakley Capital opens an office in the city of Milan

2019: Fund IV €1.46bn

Fund IV closes at €1.46bn.

Oakley invests in Ekon, soon to become Iberia’s leading independent business software provider to SMEs.

Oakley combines Seagull and Videotel to create Ocean Technologies Group, providing e-learning and software solutions to 20,000 vessels around the world.

Ocean Technologies Group



Ocean Technologies Group

2019: Oakley invests in Ocean Technologies Group – the leading independent software provider to the maritime industry

2016: Fund III €800m

Fund III closes at €800m.

2017 investments include TechInsights (18x MM return in 2021) and WebPros (6.7x MM return in 2019).

In 2018, Oakley opens an office in Munich to capitalise on the growing opportunities in the DACH region.



MM return in 2021


2016: Oakley Capital opens an office in the city of Munich

2013: Fund II €524m

Fund II closes at €524m.

Oakley invests in Inspired, our first education asset (fully exited in 2020 for a 4x return).

2014: investments in Facile and Intergenia.

2015: investments in Parship, Verivox and HEG.



MM return on full exit in 2020


2013: Oakley invests in Inspired – one of the world’s fastest growing premium private school groups

2007: Fund 1 €288m

Fund I is launched at €288m.

Initial investments include Daisy Plc and Host Europe (3x MM return in 2010).

Host Europe


MM return on 2010 exit

Host Europe

2007: Oakley invests in Host Europe – a leading provider of web-hosting services to small and medium sized businesses

Our origination network helps us source investments others cannot. Often, we are the first institutional investor in our portfolio companies.

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