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Science at work | Sell side

Science at work | Sell side

The Belgian company Pauwels Consulting is now the sole shareholder of Science at work. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance advised and guided the owners of Science at work throughout the sale of its shares and the reinvestment in the acquisition holding company.

Following this acquisition, the team of Pauwels Consulting now numbers more than 1200 life sciences, engineering and IT experts. Pauwels Consulting was founded in 1999 and grew to become a successful consulting group operating in Belgium, the Netherlands, France and Switzerland under various brand names and with specialized divisions. In conjunction with 3d Investors, Pauwels Consulting completed 11 acquisitions in seven years, increasing its revenue fivefold from €25 million to over €120 million.

Science at work specializes in laboratory and scientific staffing. It is different from generic players in that everyone at Science at work comes from the sector, which means they speak the same language as clients. Science at work holds strong positions in the scientific and laboratory sector in Dutch and Belgian markets.

Bosveld | Buy side

Bosveld | Buy side

Bosveld has become the sole shareholder of Snijder incasso en gerechtsdeurwaarders [debt collection agency with bailiffs]. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owners of Bosveld during the acquisition of Snijder’s shares.

Bosveld is a debt collection agency with bailiffs which focuses on strategic collaboration for the purposes of cash management. Bosveld seeks to maintain its relationship with its clients, provides continuous information about scores and the movement of scores, and focuses on consistently achieving the best possible results. The acquisition of Snijder has strengthened Bosveld’s position as one of the larger independent debt collection agencies with bailiffs which operates throughout the Netherlands.

Belga | Sell side

Belga | Sell side

Broekhuis has become the sole shareholder of Belga Fietsen (bicycles). Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owners of Belga Fietsen during the sale of its shares.

Broekhuis’ acquisition of Belga Fietsen encompassed a megastore in Groningen, the Netherlands and a high-end racing bike & mountain bike specialist store in Harkstede. The family firm is over 40 years old.

According to the dealer holding company, this acquisition is in line with Broekhuis’ strategy of achieving a broad range of mobility outlets, and its ambition to grow further in the bicycle sector.

Robarcko | Sell side

Robarcko | Sell side

The consortium PSH/ Nordian Capital has become the sole shareholder of Robarcko. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owners of Robarcko during the sale of its shares.

PSH is an international wholesale company for Starting Motors and Dynamos. PSH serves its clients all over the world from its branches in the Netherlands, France, Spain, Poland, the United Kingdom, China and Taiwan, and through agencies in many countries.

Robarcko B.V. is also an international wholesale company, specializing in starting motors, alternators and parts for them. Robarcko also specializes in Autodiagger and Dactem test benches. 

Opticon Benelux | Sell side

Opticon Benelux | Sell side

R.J.D. Opticon Holding B.V. is now sole shareholder of Opticon Benelux. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owner of Opticon Benelux during the sale of its shares.

Over the last 30 years, Opticon Benelux has developed into the foremost specialist in industrial endoscopes, sewer cameras and camera inspection systems.

Camera inspections, endoscopy, videoscopy and X-rays are used in various branches of industry: aviation, shipping and the automobile industry, but also in the chemical, petrochemical, offshore and pharmaceutical industry.

Inspection by means of X-rays is used in the quality analysis of semi-manufactured products and finished products.

Jeveka | Sell side

Jeveka | Sell side

The Swiss listed company, Bossard is now sole shareholder of Jeveka. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owners of Jeveka during the sale of its shares.

The Bossard Group is a prominent global supplier of product solutions and services in industrial fastening technology and assembly technology. With more than one million articles and proven expertise in technical advice and inventory management, the Bossard Group stands out in its sector. Bossard was founded in Zug in 1831.

Jeveka, headquartered in Almere, the Netherlands, is a renowned technical wholesaler in fastenings and tools, and has been in existence since 1937. Jeveka’s product range encompasses 100,000 products.

Because they manufacture in-house, they can deliver custom-made and special products in addition to standard brands. Its customers mostly operate in mechanical engineering, including the high-tech segment. High standards are essential in this sector.

Kinderdagverblijf De Kangoeroe | Sell side

Kinderdagverblijf De Kangoeroe | Sell side

Kidsfoundation has acquired all the shares in Kinderdagverblijf De Kangoeroe [children’s daycare centre]. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owner of Kinderdagverblijf De Kangoeroe during the sale of its shares.

Kinderdagverblijf De Kangoeroe, which has two locations in Huizen, has linked up with the childcare facility company Partou kinderopvang which joined forces with Smallsteps in 2020 to become a single organization. Both labels are part of Kids Foundation. Kids Foundation provides daycare facilities for almost 70,000 children.

EE Accommodations | Sell side

EE Accommodations | Sell side

Jumeaux Investments B.V. has acquired all the shares in EE Accommodations and KAFRA Housing. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance advised and guided the owner of EE Accommodations throughout the sale of its shares and the reinvestment in Jumeaux Investments B.V.

EE Accommodations and KAFRA Housing, two leading organizations specializing in housing migrant workers joined forces in this transaction. Both companies will collaborate intensively to improve the quality of their services and increase their influence to be able to develop new residential sites A holding company called Jumeaux has been set up for the two companies; EE Accommodations and KAFRA Housing will retain their own identities.

Tandartsenpraktijk M.L. van Rooijen | Sell side

Tandartsenpraktijk M.L. van Rooijen | Sell side

The dental centre Tandheelkundig Centrum Kerkelanden has acquired the database of dental patients formerly owned by the dental practice Tandartsenpraktijk M.L. van Rooijen by means of an asset/liability transaction. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance advised and guided the owner of Tandartsenpraktijk M.L. van Rooijen throughout this transaction.

HC Partner is the investor behind De Tandardartsengroep, a group of dental surgeons of which Tandheelkundig Centrum Kerkelanden is part. The Tandartsengroep has become a leading consolidator in the Dutch dental care sector by means of an active buy-and-build strategy. The acquisition of Tandartsenpraktijk M.L. van Rooijen’s patient database is highly consistent with this strategy.

Export Partner | Buy side

Export Partner | Buy side

Export Partner is now the sole shareholder of NEC. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owners of Export Partner during the acquisition of NEC’s shares.

As the Netherlands’ largest export advisory agency, Export Partner has been helping companies with ambitions to expand internationally since 2002. From business development to trade missions and from market research to online marketing: Export Partner has every expertise in house to be an international business partner.

The merger of NEC and Export Partner gives more substance to the package of services and customer database, and EP will expand its package of business development and account management services to include trade missions and trade fairs.

 

Filoform | Sell side

Filoform | Sell side

The Irish listed company CRH has acquired all the shares in Filoform. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owners of Filoform during the sale of its shares.

CRH is the largest building materials company in the world, with 71,000 employees in 3,155 locations in 28 countries.

Filoform, headquartered in Geldermalsen in the Netherlands produces and supplies a broad range of high-quality solutions, applications and products to meet the general, specialized and specific requirements of cable, glass fibre and utility networks.

Home and Garden Pleasure Holding B.V. | Buy side

Home and Garden Pleasure Holding B.V. | Buy side

Home and Garden Pleasure Holding B.V. is now the sole shareholder of Intratuin Almere B.V. Kreston Lentink Corporate Finance guided and advised the owner of Home and Garden Pleasure Holding B.V. during the acquisition of Intratuin Almere B.V.’s shares.

Intratuin is the largest garden centre in the Netherlands and is also represented in Belgium and Germany. It is a soft franchise of 69 branches, 55 of which are in the Netherlands, 3 in Belgium and 11 in Germany.