• Factory CRO (Kester Capital) acquires Five Corners

Factory CRO (Kester Capital) acquires Five Corners

Deal TypeTransaction Services & Private Equity
IndustryHealthcare & Life Sciences
ClientFactory CRO

Factory CRO, a Netherlands-based global contract research organization (CRO) backed by Kester Capital, has acquired Australian-based Five Corners.

Five Corners is the premier device CRO in Australia, supporting the developers of medical technologies throughout Australia and New Zealand from its Sydney base.

The merger advances Factory’s strategy to become the leading global device-focused CRO. Factory CRO now has specialist operations and expertise in the US, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

BDO provided Factory with financial and tax due diligence services in relation to an investment in Five Corners.