Pope named partner at Apposite Capital

Apposite Capital said Oct. 9 that Rory Pope was named a partner and member of the management board. Pope has been working with Apposite as a full-time consultant since March. Apposite also appointed Alexander Cunynghame an investment executive.


London, UK – 9th October 2017. Apposite Capital, the private equity firm with an exclusive focus on healthcare, today announces the appointment of Rory Pope as Partner and member of the Management Board. Rory has been working with Apposite as a full-time consultant since March. Apposite also announces the appointment of Alexander Cunynghame as Investment Executive.

Rory Pope brings over 20 years of deal making experience in private equity and corporate finance. Prior to joining Apposite Capital, Rory was at BGF Group plc where he was co-head of the healthcare and lifesciences team having joined BGF in 2012 from Advent International where he had been a Partner. Rory joined Advent in 1998 and was co-head of Advent’s European healthcare and lifesciences team. He has invested in a broad range of companies operating across the sector in pharmaceuticals, pharmaceutical services, animal health, medical equipment, healthcare services and social care.

Alexander Cunynghame joins Apposite Capital from the Deloitte Healthcare and Life Sciences Corporate Finance Advisory team, having previously worked in audit in the Banking and Capital Markets group. During his time at Deloitte, he advised on various buy-side and sell-side mandates across various healthcare sub-sectors including telecare, specialist care homes and the fostering markets.

David Porter, Managing Partner, said: “I am delighted to welcome Rory and Alexander to the Apposite team. Their private equity expertise, healthcare knowledge and financial skills will be valuable in supporting our investment activities as we continue to deploy Apposite Healthcare Fund II.”

Apposite Capital invests solely in healthcare and supports UK and European healthcare companies which have the potential to be leaders in their market. To date, Apposite has made four investments from Apposite Healthcare Fund II. The group works closely with management teams; providing operational support and strategic guidance as much as capital to build market leading companies.

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About Apposite Capital

Apposite Capital is an independent investment firm focused exclusively on healthcare.

The firm operates at the small end of the private equity market, providing both capital and expertise to those businesses offering ‘disruptive’ models that aim to improve or reduce the cost of care provision and which have the potential to become market leaders.

Apposite has an in-depth sector knowledge covering key aspects of the healthcare industry internationally coupled with local insights, an exceptional network and an entrepreneurial mindset which it applies to drive the growth of its portfolio companies.

Apposite was established in 2006 and is headquartered in London, UK.