Unique opportunity to invest in successful mid-sized Dutch company

Dutch Star Companies ONE intends to seek a listing (IPO) by Q1 2018. Target offer size of between €50 – €100 million. Focussed to take a stake in a successful Dutch company. Brings equity to buy out other shareholders, debt redemption or finance growth. Shareholders to approve proposed business combination. Dutch Star Companies ONE will publish a prospectus on the specific conditions for participation. Marketing…


Oaklins Netherlands closes 28 transactions in 2016

2016 has been another noteworthy year for Oaklins Netherlands, formerly known as Holland Corporate Finance. We advised clients in all of our focus sectors on 28 transactions. 50% involved a foreign buyer or target, which emphasizes the strength of our international reach and close cooperation with our international Oaklins colleagues. More importantly, 2016 was the year that we merged into Oaklins. We now form part…


Management change and new partner appointments prepare Oaklins Netherlands for further growth

Oaklins Netherlands – formerly known as Holland Corporate Finance – aims for further growth. In light of this, the Dutch independent mergers and acquisitions specialist announces an important management change and partner appointments. The announcement follows the merger of Holland Corporate Finance with its 40 worldwide partner offices of M&A International last October, launching the global investment banking firm Oaklins. With more integrated international cooperation…


Oaklins connects local heroes with foreign competitors

“The local hero only has one option if he can’t beat the worldwide competition: If you can’t beat them, join them”, says Maarten Wolleswinkel, M&A advisor at Oaklins. This international environment is precisely the field in which Oaklins Netherlands – formerly Holland Corporate Finance – can call itself a specialist. They guide local Dutch family-owned businesses towards foreign buyers. Read more about globalizing M&A markets…


Anders Invest acquires Bos Machines

Oaklins’ Dutch team acted as exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholder of Bos Machines on the sale of the company to Anders Invest. Bos Machines is specialized in providing fully automated CNC production machines for the woodworking industry and offers a total package including advice, layout and development, equipment, as well as aftersales support and services. The machines, especially tailored to manufacturers of window- and…


Brand new office space for Oaklins Netherlands

Oaklins Netherlands recently moved to ‘500 Beethovenstraat’, a brand new office building with international and modern appeal in the heart of the financial centre in Amsterdam. The new residence is located on the corner of Beethovenstraat, a main street in the Amsterdam business district ‘Zuidas’ and has a unique south-oriented outdoor space. The Oaklins Netherlands team consists of approximately 30 professionals nowadays. Robert Boersma, partner…