Octavian & Company LLC (“Octavian” or the “Company”) today announced that it has launched a transaction platform and will invest in a broad range of opportunities in partnership with some of the world’s leading private equity funds and institutional investors.
Richard Hurowitz, chief executive officer of Octavian, stated, “With the global markets at an inflection point and companies seeking to address pandemic-induced challenges, an attractive market is developing for those who have experience identifying and developing differentiated transactions. We maintain strong relationships globally and are seeing activity increase meaningfully – both in the United States and overseas, where we have exceptional relationships. At this time, there are great opportunities to pursue niche transactions, which are at the core of Octavian’s franchise.”Fintech News
Octavian currently has several potential transactions pending with large private equity funds and expects one or more to close in third quarter of 2020.
Founded in 2006, Octavian has long been a specialist in niche investments in public and private markets internationally. Over the years, its principals have developed particular expertise uncovering proprietary investment opportunities in the media, consumer products, luxury, infrastructure, transportation and other sectors, as well as in small-cap and mid-market opportunities. The principals at Octavian have participated in significant transactions in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.
A previous Octavian Advisors fund, which managed $1.4 billion and was named one of the top global hedge funds by Bloomberg, was sold to the TPG Special Situations Group in 2013.