The shareholders of dé VakantieDiscounter have sold the company to Otravo, a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity Investments.
Otravo is the Benelux and Scandinavian market leader in online air travel sales. Otravo operates several well-known travel brands such as Vliegtickets.nl, Vliegtickets.be, WTC.nl, Schipholtickets.nl and the Scandinavian brands Flygstolen and Tripmonster. Otravo is a portfolio company of Waterland Private Equity Investments, an independent private equity investment group with offices in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, Poland and the UK. The firm acts as an active shareholder in its portfolio companies, playing a key role in their strategic and operational development, growth and performance.
dé VakantieDiscounter is the leading independent online travel agency (OTA) for holiday packages in the Benelux. The company offers over 10,000 holiday packages to more than 50 countries in the sun, car, winter, city and long-haul categories. In addition, dé VakantieDiscounter sells related travel products such as insurances and car rentals.
Oaklins’ leisure team in the Netherlands acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of dé VakantieDiscounter.
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