The shareholders of Alpine Hearing Protection (Alpine), have sold the company to Vendis Capital, an independent private equity firm.
Alpine, headquartered in Soesterberg, the Netherlands, develops and markets premium hearing protection products such as its SleepSoft, PartyPlug, MusicSafe Pro and high-end made-to-measure products. The company's product range is marketed through a full set of retail channels, including both online and offline retail, events and Alpine’s own webshop. Alpine's major markets include the Benelux, Germany, France and the UK.
Founded in 2009, Vendis Capital is an independent private equity firm dedicated to the European consumer space. In partnership with experienced entrepreneurs and managers, the firm is focused on investing in and building small to medium-sized consumer companies that are well positioned for value-creating growth or transformation. Vendis Capital invests in France, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands and the Nordics.
Oaklins' team in the Netherlands advised the seller in this transaction.