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Viehbacher surfaces at $2bn Bertarelli fund

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Christopher Viehbacher, ex-CEO of Sanofi, has been appointed as the managing partner of Waypoint Capital's US-based fund, Gurnet Point Capital. Waypoint is the investment vehicle of the Bertarelli family, former owners of Serono, which was sold to Merck KGaA of Germany in 2007 in a deal worth around €10bn. Waypoint's chairman is Ernesto Bertarelli, the former CEO of Serono.

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