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OC&C supports Inspire Impact in investment in Mint Innovation
OC&C is pleased to congratulate Jonathan Lim, Josh Ryan, Emma Hu and the Inspire Impact team on their recent investment in Mint Innovation. Inspire Impact, part of the Liverpool Group, is a profit for purpose organisation that seeks to invest in businesses and other assets that explicitly and positively impact the society and environment in which we all live. Mint Innovation is a leading cleantech company accelerating circular green metals into local economies, using natural biomass and smart
Cost of living driving new consumer pricing and trust imperatives as 43% plan reduced spending
In this, our 12th annual Retail Proposition Index, published at a time when consumers are grappling with cost-of-living pressures and confidence is at a 50-year low, we reveal how consumer attitudes and behaviours are shifting.
Digital Bonfire … Digital Phoenix?
Tech stocks value goes up in smoke – what’s next. It’s familiar territory by now, but it’s truly remarkable to reflect upon the public markets’ decline in tech valuations over the past year (measured by the losses investors have incurred).
After the break... Coming soon from Netflix and Disney+
Even a year ago, Reed Hastings was adamant that introducing ads were not in Netflix’s plan; fast forward to today and we are on the cusp of the worldwide launch of Netflix’s ad-supported plan, “Basic with Ads”, with Disney+ soon to follow. In this article, we examine their market entry plans, particularly for Netflix, as unlike Disney, advertising is a new business line for them.
Best pro-bono work for a charitable, social or ethical cause.
Last week we were extremely pleased to learn we’ve been recognised for this work at The Corporate Engagement Awards 2022. Here we won a silver award under the category of best pro-bono work for a charitable, social or ethical cause.
OC&C appoints Martin Schwarzmann as Partner in TMT and Analytics teams
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Martin Schwarzmann as Partner in the firm’s Telecoms, Media and Technology (TMT) and Analytics teams.
The Global 50
The world’s FMCG giants survived the pandemic. Now they’re facing into rampant inflation. Are they agile enough to handle rising costs, changing shopper habits and geopolitical volatility? With contributions from OC&Cs Will Hayllar and Claire Dannatt, The Grocer discusses how consumer powerhouses performed last year, whilst dissecting the key factors impacting operations.
OC&C appoints four new partners
We are delighted to announce Jan Bergmann, Jean-Baptiste Brachet, Ye Chen, and John Franklin as partners.
OC&C advises Wise Equity on their majority stake in OneTag
We are pleased to congratulate Wise Equity on their investment in OneTag. The acquisition of 55% of the capital makes Wise Equity and co-investors the majority stakeholders in the company.
The state of travel recovery
Travel recovery has bounced back quicker than expected, with recovery expanding from strong domestic leisure markets into business and international travel. This level of recovery to date owes credit to the high and effective levels of pent-up demand, especially in the leisure segment where consumer savings were built up and retained during the pandemic.
OC&C advises White Bridge Investments II on recent acquisition of wine producer Tenuta Ulisse
We are pleased to congratulate White Bridge Investments II on their majority stake investment in Tenuta Ulisse, an innovative winemaker from Abruzzo.
OC&C advises Francisco Partners on their investment into Kobalt
We are pleased to congratulate Francisco Partners on their recent landmark investment into Kobalt.
OC&C advises Aksìa on recent acquisition in the Agritech sector
We are pleased to congratulate Aksìa on their majority stake investment, through Aksia Capital V Fund’s, in Scarabelli Irrigazione and Giunti, Italian companies active in the production and distribution of products, components, and solutions for traditional and precision irrigation.