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Maciej Krajewski becomes new CEO at Nearshoring Partners and Yameo

Maciej Krajewski becomes new CEO at Nearshoring Partners and Yameo

“Working together with Nearshoring Partners founders has been an incredibly inspiring experience. The company has a fantastic foundation for growth - a professional team and workflows that always focus on long term relations. We will continue to do what they…

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Marktlink tops M&A deal ranking

Marktlink tops M&A deal ranking

The M&A League Tables for the first half of the year were published by MenA.nl. The league tables are a ranking of corporate finance advisers based on the number of transactions and the accompanying deal value. With 21 closed and…

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North Kiteboarding joins forces with Mystic

North Kiteboarding joins forces with Mystic

Located in the Netherlands, Mystic has been developed into the world's leading kiteboarding accessories brand over the last 15 years by the Blom family. Kiteboarders have voted Mystic 'Best Accessories Brand in the World' for the last consecutive six years…

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Marktlink opens an office in Belgium

Marktlink opens an office in Belgium

Supporting international growth Marktlink was founded over 20 years ago and has completed over 500 transactions with a deal value between 5 and 250 million euros in the Dutch mid-market. With an average of 60 transactions per year, Marktlink is…

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When does a grasshopper pounce on your company?

When does a grasshopper pounce on your company?

The negative image of the private equity market is mainly fed by messages in the media about large well-known companies such as HEMA, V&D and recently Unilever. According to the media, private equity (PE) would fill companies with debt and…

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Live you (entrepreneurial) dream!

Live you (entrepreneurial) dream!

That’s what the Dutch lack sometimes, that commitment. Time, limited investment possibilities, not wanting to take on the extra risk or just swallowed by the day to day operational flow. Last week I was in Dubai with my two sons.…

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The Entrepreneurial Pre-Exit: How Everybody Wins. Twice.

The Entrepreneurial Pre-Exit: How Everybody Wins. Twice.

What is a pre-exit? During a pre-exit transaction, the sale of a company is completed in two separate stages over a time horizon of typically five to seven years. During the first stage, all shares of the target company are…

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Wave of sales in family-owned companies

Wave of sales in family-owned companies

A selection of the news of the previous weeks: Brothers Eric and Robert Zandbergen sold their bacon factory, a meat processing company founded by their father in 1948. MerkGoed, the investment firm that also owns Ranja and Benbits, becomes the…

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Moulding Industries acquires synthetic materials producer Bema

Moulding Industries acquires synthetic materials producer Bema

Moulding wants to merge Bema with Packpower, another synthetic material producer that Harkema acquired last year. The two companies together will employ about 100 people and will generate an annual turnover of about 20m, is what the report from the…

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