About us

We are the premier corporate finance advisor of the Benelux. Founded in 2002, we provide corporate finance and strategic advisory services to medium to large sized corporates and investors. Our suite of services encompass M&A and Strategic Advisory, Capital Raising and Capital Restructuring.

M&A and Strategic Advisory

In a truly independent manner, Nielen Schuman helps clients evaluating some of their most strategic and complex decisions. We provide a full suite of advisory and execution services to the various stakeholders in acquisition and sales...

Capital Raising

Nielen Schuman was the first to provide truly independent Capital Raising services to the upper mid-market in the Benelux, assisting corporates and private equity held businesses with leveraged acquisition financing, recapitalisations and...

Capital Restructuring

Over the past decade Nielen Schuman has gained a leading role in the restructuring of companies which have been hit by the effects of the financial crisis. From the position as a truly independent expert advisor, we are a natural choice to...

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28 November 2019

Picnic attracts EUR 250m funding for high-tech distribution centre

Online supermarket Picnic has raised EUR 250m provided by the existing shareholders and ABN AMRO to open a robotic distribution centre and to support further growth. The high-tech distribution centre will be operational in 2 years and aims to supply c. 150,000 families with fresh groceries every week. The centre will be one of the largest in the world of its kind and includes three temperature zones, room for more than 200,000 crates to store products and fully automated sorting, packing and distribution machines, specially developed by Picnic. Nielen Schuman has acted as debt advisor to...


It’s all about giving yourself a sense of purpose

I don’t just work at Nielen Schuman because my work is intellectually stimulating. Or because our diverse team is resourceful, entrepreneurial and committed. I love my job because it is fulfilling, challenging and it gives me a great sense of purpose. In my opinion this is what having a successful career is all about. What about you?

Joyce van Luit
Associate Director