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Welcome to the website of Oakley Capital Investments Limited (“OCI”) of Mintflower Place, 3rd Floor, 8 Par-la-Ville Road, Hamilton HM08, Bermuda. 

Users of this website are responsible for observing all applicable laws and regulations in their relevant jurisdictions before proceeding to access the information contained within it. By proceeding to access the information, users are deemed to be representing and warranting that the applicable laws and regulations of their relevant jurisdiction allow them to do so.

Jurisdictional scope

This website and its contents are only intended for persons in the UK and persons in any other jurisdiction to whom such information can lawfully be communicated without any authorisation, licence or approval being obtained. In particular, the information on this website is not directed at and is not for use by any US Person (as defined in Regulation S under the US Securities Act of 1933 (as amended) (“US Securities Act”)).

OCI has not been and will not be registered under the US Investment Company Act of 1940 (as amended) and, as such, holders of shares in OCI will not be entitled to the benefits of that Act. Shares in OCI have not been and will not be registered under the US Securities Act or with any securities regulatory authority of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States. Shares in OCI may not be offered or sold within the United States or to, or for the account or benefit of, US Persons except pursuant to an exemption from, or in a transaction not subject to, the registration requirements of the US Securities Act and in compliance with any applicable securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the United States and in a manner which would not require OCI to register under the US Investment Company Act of 1940 (as amended). Shares in OCI have not been, and will not be, registered under the securities laws, or with any securities regulatory authority, of any jurisdiction outside the UK.

Purpose of the website

This website is for information only. It is not an offer or invitation to buy or sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy or sell, or a recommendation to buy or sell, any securities mentioned. Nothing on this website should be taken as an invitation or inducement to engage in any investment activity. Information on this website does not, and should not be deemed to, constitute investment, tax, legal or any other advice.

Investment Risk

The value of securities and any income from them may go down as well as up, and an investor may not get back the full amount of money invested. Past performance is not a reliable indicator or guarantee of future performance. There is no guarantee that the market price of OCI’s shares will fully reflect their underlying net asset value or that OCI’s investment objective will be achieved. You are strongly encouraged to seek individual advice from your professional adviser(s) before entering into any agreement to buy or sell any security or making any financial or investment decision.

Shares in OCI are traded on the Specialist Fund Segment of the main market of the London Stock Exchange and are intended for institutional, professional, professionally advised and knowledgeable investors primarily seeking exposure to private mid-market UK and Western European businesses through investment in the Oakley Capital Private Equity funds (or successor funds) and: (a) who understand and are willing to assume the potential risks of capital loss associated with investments in such companies, (b) who understand the illiquid nature of private equity compared to other asset classes, (c) for whom an investment in OCI’s shares would be of a long-term nature constituting part of a diversified portfolio, and (d) who understand, or who have been advised of, the potential risk from investing in companies admitted to the Specialist Fund Segment.

OCI is not subject to the UK City Code on Takeover and Mergers.

Accuracy of information and availability of website

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General

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Board of Directors

  • Caroline Foulger

    Caroline Foulger

    Chair
  • Stewart Porter

    Stewart Porter

    Non Executive Director
  • Richard Lightowler

    Non-Executive Director
  • Peter Dubens

    Peter Dubens

    Non Executive Director
Caroline Foulger

Caroline Foulger

Chair

Appointed on 7th June 2016 (appointed Chair September 2018)

Caroline Foulger has been an independent non-executive director in the financial services industry since early 2013. In addition to her seat on the OCI Board, Caroline currently sits on the Board of a FTSE 100 insurance company, a New York Stock Exchange listed bank and a number of private companies.

Caroline was previously a partner with PwC for 12 years, primarily leading the insurance practice in Bermuda serving listed clients with both audit and advisory services and has 25 years’ experience in public accounting. Caroline is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England & Wales and a Member of the Institute of Directors. Caroline is a resident of Bermuda.

Stewart Porter

Stewart Porter

Non Executive Director

Appointed on 25th September 2018.

Stewart has over 40 years of operational experience, both within private equity and TMT businesses, the latter being one of the Oakley Capital Funds’ three core sectors for investment.

During his career, Stewart has held positions as COO and CFO at Wilkinson Sword and TI Group, as well as Director of Finance & Business Development for Global Markets at Cable & Wireless.

Stewart was a founder and CFO of Pipex Communications plc. Stewart was instrumental in the development and successful sale of the Pipex group, helping it to grow from early stage start-up in 2000 to a business with over £400 million of revenues in 2009, mainly driven by a series of 14 acquisitions.

Stewart recently retired as COO of Oakley Capital Limited.

Richard Lightowler

Richard Lightowler

Non-Executive Director

Appointed on 16 December 2019.

Richard has 25 years of experience in public accounting and recently retired as Partner of KPMG Bermuda, after almost 19 years in the role. He was head of the KPMG Insurance Group in Bermuda for almost 14 years, and was a member of the firm’s Global Insurance Leadership Team and Global Lead Partner for large international insurance groups listed on the New York and London Stock Exchanges. Richard has significant regulatory experience and led KPMG’s relationship with the Bermuda Monetary Authority (“BMA”).

Richard also sits on the Board of premium listed investment trust, Hansa Investment Company Limited. Richard is a Chartered Accountant of England & Wales and a Bermudian resident.

Peter Dubens

Peter Dubens

Non Executive Director

Appointed on 3rd July 2007

Peter Dubens is the founder and Managing Partner of the Oakley Capital Group, a privately owned asset management and advisory group comprising Private Equity, Venture Capital, Corporate Finance managing approximately €3 billion.

Peter founded Oakley Capital in 2002 to be a best of breed, entrepreneurially driven UK investment house. He wanted to create an ecosystem that supports companies through investment, whether they are early stage (through the venture capital businesses) or more established companies (through the Oakley Capital Funds).

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