Apposite appoints IR manager

Apposite Capital, the UK private equity firm set-up in 2006 to invest purely in the healthcare sector, has appointed Valerie Auffray as investor relations manager. She will manage the firm’s overall investor relations and communications activities as well as its fundraising efforts.

With over seven years PR and IR experience to biotech and healthcare companies, she joins Apposite from Citigate Dewe Rogerson, the communication consultancy. She worked with a number of biotech companies across Europe and advised clients on financial transactions, including private fundraisings, IPOs and M&A, as well as crisis communications.