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Sofindev sells its participation in House of Talents, specialized HR services group for shortage occupations, to Baltisse

Sofindev sells its participation in House of Talents, specialized HR services group for shortage occupations, to Baltisse

Ghent, 5 february, 2019 – After a very successful partnership with Steve Rousseau and the entire team of House of Talents, Sofindev today announces the sale of its participation in House of Talents to Baltisse, the investment company of Filip Balcaen. Baltisse acquires a majority stake in House of Talents. Steve Rousseau and the management […]

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DC Corporate Finance and Common Ground Corporate Finance successfully raise 53 Million Euro of equity, senior debt and subordinated debt to finance the Renasci Waste Recycling project.

DC Corporate Finance and Common Ground Corporate Finance successfully raise 53 Million Euro of equity, senior debt and subordinated debt to finance the Renasci Waste Recycling project.

Renasci® is a Belgium based integrated Industrial Waste Recycling and Revaluation Project that offers an integrated solution for global challenges related to waste and biomass management. To this end, the company has developed the Smart Chain Processing® concept, a combination of existing and new technologies that allows the processing of complex waste streams with maximum raw […]

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Capricorn Venture Partners holds final close of its Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund at € 86.5 million adding new investors

Capricorn Venture Partners holds final close of its Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund at € 86.5 million adding new investors

Leuven, Belgium: January 7, 2019 – Capricorn Venture Partners has successfully held the final closing of its Capricorn Sustainable Chemistry Fund (“CSCF”) at € 86.5 million, adding over € 30 million to its committed capital. CSCF focuses on early and growth stage investments in the sustainable chemistry field. Demographic shifts, climate change and resource pressure drive a […]

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Capricorn ICT Arkiv, Quest for Growth and Pamica invest in Leuven-based scale-up miaa Guard

Capricorn ICT Arkiv, Quest for Growth and Pamica invest in Leuven-based scale-up miaa Guard

Leuven, Belgium: 3 January 2019 – Capricorn Venture Partners is investing both from the Capricorn ICT Arkiv as well as from Quest for Growth in a total round of € 3 million in miaa Guard, the Leuven based Identity and Access Management Solutions Company. Pamica, the investment vehicle form Michel Akkermans has also joined the round. miaa […]

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Belfius and Ackermans & van Haaren invest in EVS to strengthen the shareholding structure

EVS Broadcast Equipment, the leading provider of live production solutions, today announces the realization of a capital increase within the framework of the authorized capital pursuant to which Ackermans & van Haaren NV, a Belgian diversified investment group active in different industries, and Belfius Insurance, have each subscribed to 351,012 newly issued shares (representing a […]

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Nouvel associé chez Loyens & Loeff Belgique – Nieuwe vennoot bij Loyens & Loeff België

Loyens & Loeff est fier d’annoncer que Robrecht Coppens comptera parmi les associés du cabinet, pour le département Corporate/M&A, à partir du 1er janvier 2019. Robrecht Coppens (1984), avocat, est membre du département Corporate/M&A en Belgique. Il est spécialisé dans les fusions, acquisitions et joint-ventures. Robrecht a développé une grande expertise en matière de private […]

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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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