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Vendis Capital supports the growth of Alpine

Vendis Capital supports the growth of Alpine

Utrecht (NL), 12 December 2018 – Vendis Capital, the private equity fund specialized in the consumer brands sector, invests in Alpine, the leading hearing protection brand, marketing premium products around the globe.   Alpine, headquartered in Soesterberg (the Netherlands), develops and markets premium hearing protection products such as its SleepSoft, PartyPlug, MusicSafe Pro and high-end made […]

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Vendis Capital sells its stake in innovative optical retailer eyes + more to 3i backed Hans Anders

Vendis Capital sells its stake in innovative optical retailer eyes + more to 3i backed Hans Anders

Diegem (BE), Son (NL), December 8, 2018 – Vendis Capital (“Vendis”) and the founders and managers of eyes+more announced today that they have sold eyes + more to 3i-backed Hans Anders, the market leading value-for-money optical retailer in the Benelux and Sweden.   eyes + more is an innovative optical retail concept operating 170 stores […]

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Monaghan Mushrooms acquires 100% of Walkro, a leading producer of substrate for the mushroom industry

Monaghan Mushrooms acquires 100% of Walkro, a leading producer of substrate for the mushroom industry

Irish company Monaghan Mushrooms has agreed to acquire all shares of Walkro held by Gimv and Walkro’s management. Walkro (www.walkro.eu) was founded in Belgium in 1991 and has grown into one of the largest producers of substrate for the mushroom industry. Walkro produces 8,500 tons of substrate per week at its production facilities in Maasmechelen […]

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Kamera Express acquires Foto Konijnenberg

Kamera Express acquires Foto Konijnenberg

Utrecht (NL), 7 December 2018 – Kamera Express, the Benelux’s leading photo and video equipment retailer, has acquired Foto Konijnenberg, an internationally oriented omni-channel player in the same industry.   Kamera Express, the investment platform of Vendis Capital in this market since March 2018, has been a leading photo and video specialist in the Netherlands […]

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Waterland strengthens ATOS clinics by acquiring second leading hospital in Cologne

Waterland strengthens ATOS clinics by acquiring second leading hospital in Cologne

Hamburg/Munich/Cologne, 30. November 2018 – Waterland Private Equity has expanded its portfolio company ATOS to include a second location in Cologne. MediaPark Klinik is a premium hospital specialising in orthopaedics, with a focus on fields such as trauma surgery, sports medicine, osteopathy and chiropractic. The acquisition will allow the ATOS group of specialised hospitals to […]

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Gimv in exclusive negotiations with Industries & Finances to become majority shareholder of Groupe Claire

Gimv in exclusive negotiations with Industries & Finances to become majority shareholder of Groupe Claire

Gimv will be acquiring a majority stake in Groupe Claire, alongside its management, in order to support the company’s development in France and abroad, both with its traditional as well as with its innovative offer. Former Veolia spin-off and currently majority-owned by private equity firm Industries et Finances, Groupe Claire designs, develops and supplies equipment […]

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Waterland strengthens Schönes Leben by adding Gut Köttenich Group

Waterland strengthens Schönes Leben by adding Gut Köttenich Group

Hamburg/Ulm/Jülich, 15 November 2018 – Waterland Private Equity has expanded its portfolio company Schönes Leben Group to include Gut Köttenich / Euregio, a care specialist based in the German state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Gut Köttenich Group’s portfolio of services includes inpatient, outpatient and adult day care, as well as assisted living, non-hospital intensive care and […]

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Gimv invests in Belgian biotech company Camel-IDS, to support its unique radio-immunotherapy platform

Gimv invests in Belgian biotech company Camel-IDS, to support its unique radio-immunotherapy platform

Camel-IDS, a Brussels-based company developing cancer-targeted radiopharmaceuticals today announced the completion of a series-A financing round, whereby the company secured funding of EUR 37 million. Gimv, who leads this round together with V-Bio Ventures, invests EUR 6 million. They are joined by HealthCap, Novo Seeds, Pontifax and BioMedPartners. This financing, which is one of the […]

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Capricorn’s Sustainable Chemistry Fund joins Black Bear funding round to solve the global waste tire problem and slash CO2

Capricorn’s Sustainable Chemistry Fund joins Black Bear funding round to solve the global waste tire problem and slash CO2

The Dutch company Black Bear aims to scale up its unique “Tire to Carbon Black” technology: Each plant would prevent emissions equal to the CO2 captured by more than 1 million trees; It will use the capital to further develop its industrial-scale prototype plant and expand internationally, with potential for more than 1000 plants worldwide; […]

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