22 November 2018

Gilde Buy Out Partners and Management acquire Kinkelder

Gilde Buy Out Partners today announced the acquisition of Kinkelder, together with management. The terms of the agreement have not been disclosed.  Kinkelder, which has been a family business since its foundation in 1945, specialises in the production, development and sale of high-quality industrial circular saw blades for the steel industry and is the global leader in this market. Under the ownership of the De Kinkelder family, the company has displayed a strong growth track record, both organically and through focused acquisitions. Jointly, Gilde and management are eager to continue to...

12 November 2018

Avedon capital Partners backed Kinly strengthens position in the Benelux with acquisition of MK2 Audiovisual

Kinly today announced that it has acquired MK2. The acquisition fits in with Kinly’s strategy of strengthening its leading portfolio in the audio-visual and visual collaboration market through organic growth and strategic acquisitions. In recent years, MK2 has rapidly developed from Breda into a market leader in the Netherlands within the field of audio-visual solutions and can count many leading businesses as long-term customers. Together, Kinly and MK2 are the experts in the Dutch market for IT-driven AV and visual collaboration solutions. With the acquisition, Kinly has 600 employees...

27 September 2018

Mentha Capital supports InSites Consulting in global growth ambitions

Global consumer insight & collaboration agency InSites Consulting announced today that it is teaming up with Mentha Capital to further support and accelerate its global growth ambitions. InSites Consulting pioneered digital market research in 1997 as a spin-off of Vlerick Business School. Today, it is recognised among the top 100 largest and top 10 most innovative market research agencies in the world. By entering into a partnership with Mentha Capital, InSites Consulting now wants to step up its game in accelerating non-organic growth through both regional expansion and the addition of...

22 August 2018

Photobox Group Welcomes Greetz

Photobox Group, Europe’s leading personalisation business, has acquired Dutch online cards and gifting retailer Greetz. The acquisition makes Photobox Group the European market leader in online greetings cards and personal gifting through the Greetz and Moonpig brands.  “Joining Photobox Group gives us access to a Europe-wide pool of talent, expertise and creativity as we build the next stage of Greetz story” said Niek Veendrick, CEO of Greetz.  Founded in 2001 as online greetings card retailer Greetz has now established itself as Holland’s number one brand in personal gifting, with strong...

03 August 2018

Ploeger Oxbo strengthens shareholder base through investment NPM Capital

Ploeger Oxbo Group has attracted a new major shareholder. NPM Capital is the strong financial partner that the manufacturer of specialty agricultural equipment has been looking for to support its long-term growth strategy. NPM Capital has acquired a 40 percent stake in the company. Over the past decades, Ploeger Oxbo Group has expanded rapidly as a result of autonomous growth and acquisitions. From a strong position in harvesters for corn, beans and peas the product range has been expanded to equipment for crops like potatoes, berries, coffee, olives and grapes and to self-propelled windrow...

19 June 2018

Ergon Capital acquires Belgian snack producer Beltaste-Vanreusel

Belgian convenience food producer Beltaste-Vanreusel announces its partnership with Ergon Capital Partners. Beltaste chooses Ergon as the most suitable financial partner to realise its ambitious future growth prospect and to further professionalise. Beltaste, founded in 1953, is a family business and with its Vanreusel brand an important player within the snacks market for out-of-home consumption in Belgium and the Netherlands. The leading regional player starts today a new chapter in its history and wishes to continue growing in different segments in Belgium as well as in other...

23 February 2018

Eiffage acquires 51% stake in Kropman Group

Eiffage has entered into an agreement to acquire 51% of the Kropman group, specialist in the multi-technical fields of electrical and mechanical engineering and contamination control and measurement. A national reference player, Kropman, founded in 1934, has more than 800 employees and generated revenues of nearly EUR 153m in 2017. Nielen Schuman acts as advisor to the selling shareholders. Click here for the full press release

12 February 2018

3i invests in Royal Sanders to accelerate international growth

3i Group today announces that it will invest in Royal Sanders, a leading European private label and contract manufacturing producer of personal care products with plants in the Netherlands and in the UK. 3i is investing alongside management to drive the company’s international growth strategy. The business is being purchased from Dutch private equity firm Egeria. Royal Sanders, founded in 1851, is a leading European manufacturer and distributor in the personal care market, offering a range of private label, contract manufactured and branded products. The offering includes bath & shower...

22 December 2017

Argos Soditic becomes new majority shareholder of Future Groep

Argos Soditic becomes the new shareholder of Future Groep, with its four stand-alone business units Talenter, PLANgroep, Human Capital Group and Future Communication. Future Groep is a Dutch service provider headquartered in Utrecht that provides Business Process Outsourcing and detachment services to public clients in the social domain and HR consulting and communication services to public and private clients. The group exists in its current configuration since 2016 when it was carved out from the Conclusion group. Today Future Groep employs around 800 people and generates around EUR 60m in...

27 November 2017

Suitsupply attracts fresh capital to support continuing growth

Suitsupply today announced to have attracted growth capital which will further accelerate the international expansion and online sales activities. The new facilities are provided by NPM Capital, ABN Amro, ING and Rabobank. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Suitsupply currently operates 91 stores in 73 cities on 3 continents. More than 75% of sales are generated outside of the Netherlands, and almost 30% of sales occur online. The company’s growth plan aims to open more stores worldwide, and renew a large part of the Dutch store portfolio. Furthermore, Suitsupply will...