Leading Dutch group joins forces with strong European veterinary care provider
Deal Flash: DierenDokters has been acquired by VetPartners
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DierenDokters, a leading group of 14 veterinary clinics located across the Netherlands, has been acquired by VetPartners, a UK-based group of over 650 veterinary clinics and hospitals located across Europe. By partnering with VetPartners, DierenDokters welcomes a strong new shareholder that will help further enhance the service offering of the DierenDokters clinics and allow them to continue focusing on providing the best possible animal healthcare services.
Oaklins was instrumental in facilitating the deal
After nearly 20 years of successfully operating and developing the strong market position of DierenDokters, we look forward to further accelerating the company’s growth path alongside VetPartners as our new partner. Throughout the entire process, Oaklins’ deep industry experience and contacts, together with their pragmatic and result-oriented approach, made it possible for us to find the best partner for DierenDokters that aligns with our cultural values.JEROEN DREUW AND MAICO BOUMANS, CO-FOUNDERS AND FORMER SHAREHOLDERS, DIERENDOKTERS, NETHERLANDS
Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands acted as the exclusive M&A sell-side advisor to the shareholders of DierenDokters. This transaction emphasizes Oaklins’ strong track record and expertise in the healthcare clinics and consumer and retail sectors.
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