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M&A Trends & Insights

December 13, 2018 @ 18:30 - 22:00 CET

From a local mushroom grower to a global market leader in Fruit & Vegetables Key take-aways of Greenyard’s M&A activity

With its transformative merger in 2015 between Greenyard Foods, Univeg and Peltracom, Greenyard has become a global market leader of fresh, frozen and prepared fruit & vegetables, flowers, plants and growing media. Greenyard is active in 25 countries and realises a turnover of almost 4.25bn €.  The company makes lives healthier by helping people enjoy fruit & vegetables, to that end, Greenyard aims to continue its international expansion.

During a keynote speech, CEO and owner Hein Deprez will highlight the importance of the mergers in the Greenyard story.  He will inform us on recent M&A activities and to conclude, Mr. Deprez will share his personal experiences of do’s and don’ts in M&A, and his lessons learned.

A panel of experts with Christel Van den Eynden (Liedekerke), Mark Vandecruys (Fedrus International) and prof Hans Crijns (Vlerick Business School), moderated by Marc Cosaert (EY) and Wim De Vilder (VRT), will comment and debate. A networking reception will close the evening.

This evening is a “must” for business owners, board members, CEO’s and MBI/MBO candidates who want to gain more insights in take-overs and learn from the M&A experience of leading companies.

Practical details:
When? December 13th, 2018 at 6:30 pm.  We start with a walking dinner.  At 7:15 pm the keynote and panel debate will follow. The evening will close with a networking reception.
Where? EY Belgium, De Kleetlaan 2, 1831 Machelen



▪ Free for Vlerick Alumni Platinum members

▪ 85 € for Vlerick Alumni Gold members

▪ 135 € for Vlerick Alumni Silver members

▪ 195 € for other participants


Early birds?   BVA members are entitled to a discount, entitling them to the Silver Alumni price, even if they are not Vlerick Alumni members. Please contact the BVA office for more information.
Who should attend? Business owners, board members, CEO’s and MBI/MBO candidates



December 13, 2018
18:30 - 22:00
Event Category:


Vlerick Alumni