Contiweb sold to Dutch private equity fund

Oaklins supports the shareholder of Contiweb in its sale to H2 Equity Partners

American Industrial Partners (“AIP”), a New-York based private equity firm, has successfully sold its stake in Contiweb to H2 Equity Partners, a Dutch private equity fund. Oaklins’ teams in Amsterdam and New York have acted as exclusive M&A advisor to AIP, the US shareholder of Contiweb.

We are thankful to AIP for the support we received the last years. Now we are excited about teaming up with H2 Equity Partners, who we believe is the right partner for Contiweb to expand the company’s success. Thank you for bringing us together and providing expert advice throughout the process.  Rutger Jansen, CEO Contiweb

Comments on the deal

AIP has greatly enjoyed the partnership with Contiweb and is enthusiastic for Contiweb’s continued innovation and growth under H2 Equity Partners' ownership. “We have had the pleasure to get to know Robert, Jonathan and the team better during this process. Their industry knowledge, creativity and energetic approach have been instrumental in realizing this transaction.” said Richard Hoffman, Partner AIP.

Robert Boersma, Partner Oaklins Netherlands added: “We enjoyed working together with the American shareholder and the Dutch management of Contiweb, who have the drive to continue the growth of the company. The new partnership with H2 Equity Partners can accelerate the company's growth plan as a leading auxiliary and services supplier in the global printing market.”

Financial deal terms are not disclosed.


Founded in 1991 and headquartered in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, H2 Equity Partners is an independent private equity firm with a focus on investing in mid-sized companies that are uniquely positioned and provide significant growth potential. The company acts as an active shareholder and aims to play a key role in building their investments into stronger companies.

AIP is a New York-based operationally-oriented middle market private equity firm that is distinctively focused on buying and improving industrial businesses. The AIP team has deep roots in the industrial economy and has been active in private equity since 1989.

Oaklins team

The transaction team consisted of Robert Boersma, Jonathan Mishkin, Silke Kranz, Thomas Yorke, Jeroen Looman and Ben Brockman.

Robert boersma
Robert Boersma Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Silke kranz
Silke Kranz Amsterdam, the Netherlands
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Jonathan mishkin
Jonathan Mishkin New York, USA
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Thomas yorke
Thomas Yorke Boston, USA
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Ben brockman
Ben Brockman New York, USA
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