Invus Opportunities (“Invus Opps”) is a sister fund to The Invus Group, an equity investment firm founded in 1985 with over $10 billion of evergreen capital. Invus Opps is focused on partnering with market-leading management teams and investors in private transactions globally. With our differentiated heritage and capital base, Invus Opps brings a complementary dimension to growing companies and investor groups seeking to create lasting value. Invus Opps both leads rounds of financing and co-invests in syndicated financings and currently manages over $2 billion of assets.
Our Recent Investments
Mission Lane is a provider of consumer financial services intended to help consumers have access to fair and clear credit.
Amount is a software provider that enables growth for financial institutions with a suite of products and services that deliver a seamless digital and mobile customer experience.
ClearScore is a business dedicated to helping users improve their financial wellbeing by giving them access to their financial data, including credit report and score, and Open Banking data.
Mukuru is an African financial services platform that offers affordable and reliable financial services to the emerging consumer.
Xendit is a leading payment gateway for Indonesia, the Philippines and Southeast Asia.
Rain is a platform rebuilding financial products that empower and engage employees.
RippleMatch is an operator of an online job-matchmaking platform intended to make it easy to build diverse teams and hire the right early career candidates virtually.
IonQ is a leader in quantum computing.
Descomplica is a next-generation online education company in Brazil.
Zenflow is an operator of a urologic proprietary implant to treat the symptoms of benign prostatic hyperplasia.
Presidio Medical is a medical technology company developing a novel neurostimulation therapy to target chronic pain and other potential applications.
Socure is a provider of automated identity verification services for digital businesses across industries.
PayJoy is a provider of credit access in emerging markets via smartphone financing.
Jupiter is an Indian neobank providing digital-first consumer banking products.
OneCard is a mobile-first credit card provider serving the modern Indian consumer.
The above represents investments carried out in operating companies or dedicated co-investment vehicles in the current calendar year and the last two full calendar years where the investment size was greater than $10M and/or investments where we invested more than $10M in a follow-on financing in such an entity over the same time period. The investments listed do not represent a comprehensive list, exclude any investments where the company has requested confidentiality, and are shown for illustrative purposes. Note the list is fully updated at the end of each calendar year. A full list of investments is available upon request.
Meet our Team
The Invus Opportunities team has a background in strategy and consulting. We are passionate about understanding how businesses work and partner closely with teams to tailor our investment and ongoing involvement to their needs.
Sacha Lainovic, Managing Director
Prior to co-founding Invus Opps, Sacha was a co-founder and the Executive Vice President of the Invus Group from 1985-2006. Prior to Invus, Sacha was a manager at The Boston Consulting Group in Paris. Sacha holds an M.S. from INSA de Lyon and an MBA from Stanford University. He serves on the Boards of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Hospital for Special Surgery and is a member of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Advisory Council.
Bryan Kim, Partner
Bryan joined Invus Opps in 2011 after seven years on the private equity team at the Invus Group. Prior to joining Invus, Bryan was a management consultant at McKinsey & Company in New York. Bryan graduated with an AB from Harvard University.
Benjamin Tsai, Partner
Ben joined Invus Opps in 2008. Prior to joining Invus Opps, Ben was a case team leader at the Monitor Group, where he provided strategic advice to the management teams of companies in North America, Europe and Asia. Ben holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from the University of Southern California, where he was a Trustee Scholar.
David Kahane, Partner
David joined Invus Opps in 2013. Previously, David worked as a VP at Valor Capital Group, an Associate at the European practice of Monitor Clipper Partners, and as a consultant at the Monitor Group. David holds an MBA from the Wharton School where he was a Chrysler Foundation Fellow and BS in Foreign Service from Georgetown University.
Julian Chernyk, Senior Associate
Julian joined Invus Opps in 2019. Prior to joining Invus Opps, Julian worked at the Boston Consulting Group and S’well. Julian graduated with a BA from Yale University.
Gokul Mukunda, Associate
Gokul is an associate at Invus Opps, which he joined in 2021. Prior to joining Invus Opps, Gokul was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company. Gokul graduated magna cum laude from Princeton with an AB in Political Economy and certificate in Computer Science.
Carmen Taton, CFO
Prior to joining Invus Opps, Carmen had eight years of experience in hedge funds, including Nexar Capital and Millgate Capital, as well as experience as a management consultant at Stern Stewart. Carmen has an MBA from Columbia Business School and BS from NYU Stern.
Rachel Merluza, Director of Finance & Compliance
Rachel is the Director of Finance & Compliance at Invus Opps and joined with over 16 years of experience working across a variety of Fund Administration departments. Prior to joining in 2021, Rachel was an Associate Director at SS&C Technologies and before that worked at HSBC Securities Services. Rachel earned a B.A. from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN with a double major in Business and Spanish and a minor in Economics.
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