Oakley Capital back in Facile.it after June exit

Oakley Capital Fund V will acquire a minority stake in the business.

  • Oakley Capital Fund III agreed to sell its stake in Facile.it to Silver Lake on 23 June
  • Oakley’s initial investment in Facile.it was in 2018, alongside EQT
  • Facile.it is Italy’s largest online price comparison platform

Oakley Capital has agreed a follow-on investment in Facile.It, Italy’s largest online price comparison platform, alongside Silver Lake.

The investment, made by Oakley Capital Fund V, follows the sale of Oakley Capital Fund III’s stake in the company to Silver Lake in June, as reported by PE Hub Europe. The fresh investment from Oakley Capital will look to reinforce Facile’s market position while broadening the company’s product range.

Oakley Capital, founded in 2002, is headquartered in London. It is a private equity firm that invests across three core sectors – technology, consumer and education.

Silver Lake is a global investment firm with more than $88 billion in combined assets under management and committed capital. It invests across sectors. Silver Lake’s portfolio companies collectively generate nearly $254 billion of revenue annually and employ approximately 557,000 people.