H.L. Barentz B.V. has successfully strengthened its equity position by raising capital from a renowned Dutch family office. Financial details of this transactiion have not been disclosed.
Barentz is a full-service ingredients distributor that operates a widespread and strong distribution network focused on the food and nutrition, pharmaceutical, personal care and animal nutrition industries. In addition to these distribution activities, the company offers a vast number of value adding services including, among others, two production companies.
Oaklins' team in the Netherlands acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to Barentz. The team's specialist said: “We are pleased that Barentz can kick off the year with a capital investment from a strong equity partner which perfectly fits with the Barentz culture. Our next step together is to find suitable acquisition candidates in Barentz’s core distribution markets in the food and nutrition, pharmaceutical, personal care and animal nutrition industries in order to accelerate the company's growth strategy.”
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