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Oaklins Netherlands exclusive advisor to Floranova

Flower and home garden vegetable seed breeder Floranova has been sold to Syngenta, a leading agriculture company that develops and produces agrochemicals and seeds. Get all the insights in our latest publication covering news about the Floranova transaction and in-depth industry news about the breeding and planting sector.

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VAF Instruments sold to Aalberts Industries

Oaklins Netherlands is proud to have advised the shareholders of VAF Instruments on the sale to Aalberts Industries. VAF Instruments is a global market leader in maritime measurement systems and the preferred supplier of the top 100 largest shipyards worldwide. Read all about this transaction now.

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Simadan Group continues under new ownership

Oaklins Netherlands announces today that it has served as the exclusive financial advisor to the shareholder of the Simadan Group, a unique industrial complex where incoming organic waste and by-products are turned into useful 2nd generation products. Dutch investment firm Parcom Capital and the British conglomerate John Swire & Sons are becoming the new owners of the different group companies. Get the insights on the Simadan…

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Oaklins Netherlands advises Insite Security in its sale to Eurofins

Oaklins Netherlands continues to expand its track record in the cybersecurity market, with the successful sale of Insite Security to Eurofins Digital Testing, a subsidiary of Eurofins. Being an expert in selling cybersecurity companies, Oaklins Netherlands confirms high M&A activity and ongoing consolidation in the industry in the coming years.  Learn all about this deal https://publications.oaklins.com/insite-security-qbit/about-the-deal/

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2018 mid-year stats reflect continued growth, Oaklins number one dealmaker in The Benelux

Oaklins shows a record number of transactions in the first six months of 2018, with 22 disclosed and 4 undisclosed deals. Compared to the same period last year, the deal flow growth was even more substantial. More deals have been closed in 2018 year to date than the total yearly average number of deals over the past few years.  Frederik van der Schoot, Managing Partner…

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Oaklins exclusive advisor to NCH Capital

Our team served as exclusive M&A advisor for NCH Capital, a US-based private equity house, in the sale of its portfolio company GroGlass to Kartesia, a European specialist provider of capital solutions. Oaklins’ team in the Baltics and the Netherlands formed a joint deal team, bringing our intensive network in and expertise of the European private equity market to the Baltic region. Oaklins Netherlands, Frederik van der Schoot,…

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Oaklins Netherlands supports trust holding in its sale to Egeria

Our team served as M&A advisor to the shareholders of Trust Holding N.V. in its sale to Egeria, a Dutch private equity fund.  Trust and Egeria have reached agreement on Egeria’s acquisition of 100% shares of Trust, the leading digital lifestyle accessories company. The new equity investment will serve to bolster Trust’s growth and will support the company’s mission to make reliable hardware accessories accessible…

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Dutch Star Companies ONE celebrates IPO on Euronext Amsterdam

Dutch Star Companies ONE N.V.(DSCO), a special purpose acquisition vehicle powered by Oaklins Netherlands, began trading as of 22 February 2018, on Euronext Amsterdam. At opening, based on a reference price of €10.00 per share, the total market capitalisation of Dutch Star Companies ONE (ticker symbol Ordinary Share: DCS1, ticker symbol Warrant: DSC1W) was approximately €55.36 million. DSCO is a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC),…

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Selling your business

Every sale process is company-specific and therefore unique. Consequently, there is no standard formula for selling a business. With this booklet Oaklins answers key questions you may have when selling your business. 

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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