IMAP closes 193 M&A deals worth over $7.0 billion
IMAP closed 193 M&A transactions valued at over $7.0 billion in 2020, down from the 7 year high of 235 deals closed in 2019.
IMAP closed 193 M&A transactions valued at over $7.0 billion in 2020, down from the 7 year high of 235 deals closed in 2019.
Christmas is all about socializing, but that is not the norm for everyone, which is why we are not sending any promotional gifts this year, but Qalkoenen sponsored turkeys instead.
In 'the story of…', entrepreneurs show what their biggest drivers and disappointments were and how they grew their business to the point where they decided to sell it.
IMAP is pleased to announce the appointment of 3 new members to the IMAP Board: François Wohrer from IMAP France and Belgium, Olivia M. Ferris from IMAP USA, and Gabor Szendroi from IMAP Hungary.
The combined entity is able to increase its service offering to its clients through the national network of Staffing Associates and local recruitment capabilities of Holland Contracting in Poland and Romania.
Lasting 4 days and bringing together more IMAP members across the globe than ever before, the conference theme encompassed the 4 C’s: Commitment, Collaboration, Connection and Culture, all fundamental in the IMAP partnership’s continued success.
IMAP closed 117 M&A deals worth over $4.5 billion during Q1-Q3 2020, 31% of which were cross-border. Deals were closed across 15 different sectors, with Technology and Industrials being the most active.
Veerkarton was established in 1956 as a paper wholesaler in the Netherlands, yet over time, shifted its focus to the design, production and distribution of cardboard packaging.
"With Abel and Ian we are pleased to have onboarded two colleagues with such comprehensive expertise and diverse experience,"
Since 2006, the Digital Advertising market has experienced great economic growth. In 2019 IMAP Netherlands performed extensive research into Digital Agencies and published this sector report in mid Q4 19. The conclusions in this report are still relevant.
Begra Group annually equips over 15,000 warehouses of various sizes with new and used warehouse racking and related materials.
Tot aan de uitbraak van COVID-19 groeide de Nederlandse horecamarkt groeit met 3,7% per jaar. Het virus heeft een ongekende impact op de cateringmarkt. De wijze van productpresentatie, betalen, schoonmaak en hoe en wanneer gasten voor hun eten in de rij staan, zullen na corona anders zijn dan daarvoor.
39% of the deals were cross-border. Deals were closed across 13 different sectors, with Technology and Business Services the most represented.
The Infrastructure sector has begun to show signs of consolidation. Historically, the cables and pipes market was a highly fragmented local market. However, increased project sizes and shortages of skilled labour all demonstrate the need for economies of scale. Watch our video below to get a sneak peak view of the underground infrastrure market.
With its acquisition of De Bezorgberen Holding, De Beren accelerates the group’s growth, as well as increases its diversification.
Op 11 juni 2020 gaven Axel Fuhri Snethlage en Cees van Vliet van IMAP Nederland samen met Bas Visée en Vasco Hoving van Rutgers & Posch een webinar over de impact van COVID-19 op bankfinancieringen.
With its aging population, urbanization and continous improvement of living standard, China has seen rapid growth in the pharmaceutical sector. In 2019, China’s pharmaceutical market grew by 12% to reach EUR 127 billion, accounting for 47% of the Asia Pacific market. It is expected to grow at 7.7% CAGR for the next 5 years.
Despite the outbreak of Covid-19, we believe that there is strong momentum in the market with ample M&A activity.
It is with great sadness that we inform you that Monday 18 May 2020, our friend and former partner Peer Joosten passed away.
Although a global pandemic is affecting many areas of the global economy, mergers & acquisitions are still happening. IMAP has advised on no less than 3 transactions in chilled transport in the last few months.
Read the Chairman's Letter introduction to the Coronavirus special edition of IMAP's publication, Creating Value.
We gaan anders produceren, anders distribueren en anders eten. Ontwikkelingen volgen elkaar in rap tempo op. Duurzaamheid, MVO, voedselveiligheid, kwaliteit, transparantie en ketenintegratie zijn belangrijker dan ooit. Waar big-data en robotisering voor een ware technologische revolutie hebben gezorgd, dienen de volgende hot items zich al weer aan. Millenials en Gen-Z staan voor Vegan, plantbased en DNA based food en verduurzamen nog verder. Wat betekent dit eigenlijk voor uw organisatie? Waar liggen uw kansen? Hoe zorgt u dat u bij blijft?
Your current financial agreements contain covenants. What is the impact of all COVID-19 steps on bank ratios? Keep a close eye on them to ensure you still meet the covenants in six months' time or by the end of the year.
IMAP closed 49 M&A deals worth more than $1.4bn in Q1 2020. 43% of the deals were cross-border.
Last weekend, IMAP colleagues from all over the world were due to congregate in Denver, Colorado, for a conference planned for many months, where deals, learning, and friendships would be developed and shaped.
Recente ontwikkelingen hebben effect op uw cash flow prognose. Wat is de impact op uw cash flow van de volgende maatregelen en ontwikkelingen?
In de huidige crisis is het essentieel om uw financieringsmogelijkheden goed in kaart te brengen. Deze mogelijkheden zijn tijdelijk verruimd om het Nederlandse bedrijfsleven te ondersteunen. IMAP Netherlands heeft voor u de belangrijkste regelingen in kaart gebracht.
One thing that this crisis is showing us is that no matter the geography, no matter the level of economic activity or wealth, all of us are inter-connected, facing the same problems and concerns.
The government interventions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are significantly impacting the Dutch economy. After you have settled in your contingency plans for your employees to work from home, the next questions and challenges need to be addressed.
In 2019, IMAP closed 234 M&A deals valued at over $13 billion. The result was higher than the previous year (208) and indeed, marked IMAP’s strongest performance since 2012. Average disclosed IMAP deal value stood at $66.9 million.
Now in its 7th edition, this issue of IMAP’s flagship publication Creating Value, takes an in depth look at Africa, where IMAP recently held its bi-annual international conference for the first time since the company’s inception in 1973.
In the opening address IMAP Chairman Jurgis Oniunas set out that IMAP’s work is primarily focused on 2 things, collaboration and information. These are the tools we need in order to thrive in an increasingly complicated environment.
IMAP closed 140 M&A deals worth more than $5.2bn in the first three quarters of 2019. Consistent with IMAP’s track record, 29% of the deals were cross-border.
More than 50 Analysts & Associates coming from 20 countries and 3 continents met on September 20th in Budapest, Hungary.
IMAP is pleased to announce the release of the IMAP Dealbook 2018-2019. This annual IMAP publication showcases IMAP's collective transaction track record across a breadth of sectors and geographies.
A hardy team of IMAP swimmers completed the 2,000 meter course in aid of the The Amsterdam City Swim Foundation to raise funds for research for ALS and to support our IMAP Netherlands colleague Peer Joosten.
In support of our Dutch colleague Peer Joosten and all other ALS patients, IMAP has formed a 4 strong team of swimmers prepared to brave the 2 km (1.24 mile) swim in the Amsterdam canals on Sunday September 8th.
Balthazar den Breems, founder and partner of IMAP Netherlands, proudly takes a top 5 position in the MergerMarket Profiler League.
Consistent with IMAP’s track record, 27% of the deals were cross-border.
The IMAP Netherlands team, led by Balthazar den Breems, acted as sole financial advisor to Promedico throughout the process.
In the latest edition of its flagship Creating Value publication, IMAP takes a deep dive into themes related to disruption and innovation and explores how new technologies are transforming our businesses and our lives.
Cool Fresh is a Dutch fresh produce marketing company that specializes in combining local European products with off-season produce from around the world.
Blokland manufactures ferrous and non-ferrous semi-finished products from its 2 modern machining production sites in the Netherlands.
29% of the deals were crossborder. Deals were closed across 13 different sectors
Guest speakers were Mr. V. C. Sehgal, Chairman of Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), Krisztián Orbán, founder and managing partner of PE firm Oriens and David Kean.
IMAP’s Spring Conference in Munich held on March 22-23 saw the formal launch of IMAP China.
The report is based on the results of a survey undertaken at the end of 2018, whereby IMAP partners across the world were asked for their views on the M&A markets in 2018, as well as their expectations for 2019.
IMAP released its 2018 results today, announcing an increase in deals closed over the previous year, having closed 208 deals in 2018 worth over $10bn. Average disclosed deal value came in at $62.2 million, as IMAP continues to strengthen its mid-market credentials.
Guillaume Petit  will be a partner at IMAP Netherlands as of 1 January 2019.
Degroof Petercam Investment Banking (DPIB) and IMAP have entered into a strategic partnership. Under the terms of the agreement, DPIB will act as IMAP’s exclusive corporate finance partner for M&A activities in Belgium and France as from January 2019. In Spain, DPIB will closely collaborate with IMAP Spain, Albia Capital Partners.
IMAP dedicates the latest edition of its flagship Creating Value publication launched today, to a subject that should have every CEO’s focus; disruptive innovation.
We have been nominated as Best Young M&A Advisor 2018., as Best Small Cap deal 2018 and Advieskantoor van het jaar 2018. You can help us win!
Over 90 delegates from IMAP member firms representing 32 countries congregated in Miami on October 25th - 27th for IMAP’s 2018 Fall conference. The conference was hosted by Falls River Group, IMAP’s partner firm in Florida, and was set around the theme of ‘Disruptive Innovation’.
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Lord Irvine Laidlaw from Scotland will invest over €200 million in the realisation of a optical fibre network in the city of Rotterdam. In five years' time, all 300,000 households and companies in the city will be connected to fast broadband internet.
Cees van Vliet writes a column in GO, the business magazine for the South Holland and Zeeland islands. Read his last column in the appendix (only available in Dutch).
Transport center Rotterdam is a logistics service provider active in container and paper transport in the Benelux. Quivado BV acquired the entire share capital of Transportcentrale Rotterdam Beheer BV, a Papendrecht-based provider of freight transportation arrangement services.
It may be obvious, but our people are our strongest asset. We welcome 3 new analysts to our team.
Huitai is a Chinese listed company active across various industries, including aquaculture, crude salt production, marine logistics, real estate and others. Bröderna Hanssons, based in Göteborg,
Cees van Vliet writes a column for GO, the business magazine for the Zuidhollandse en Zeeuwse islands. Read his latest column (only available in Dutch).
The 2018 IMAP Spring Conference was held from 12th until 14th of April in Warsaw in Poland. The event was hosted by Trigon, IMAP's partner firm in Poland.
Aspire Systems, a global technology services firm announced that it has completed the acquisition of Goyello, an agile software solutions firm, based in Poland and The Netherlands. Goyello provides IT consulting, software development and mobile solutions to clients in Europe and America.
IMAP remains firmly in the global Top 10 worldwide league tables, coming in as the number two non-accounting firm. This is a testament to the caliber of our global teams and the breadth of our sector expertise.
nterDam, an international market leader in fire and blast resistant architectural products for the oil and gas and offshore renewables sectors, has partnered with VE Partners to accelerate its ambitious growth plans and continue the outstanding success it has achieved in supporting customers creating a safer workplace since its foundation in 2007.
IMAP Netherland's Jan-Pieter Borst and Frank Ruijgrok were interviewed for Offshore Industry magazine to give their corporate finance perspective on an industry in transition.
A 6th place in the category M&A Advisory a 12th and 15th place in the category M&A Advisory Persons. And to think that the most successful months of 2017 (November and December) are not even included...
IMAP Netherlands analyzed the Oil & Gas market from a transactional point of view and based its report on deals with a value of EUR 25M and higher in the period between 2010 and 1H2017.
The new generation of employees within the M&A world is looking at things differently in the present time. These high potentials want recognition and appreciation for their work. IMAP Netherlands' colleague Willem op de Hoek is rightly nominated for the best Young Talent Award. Do you vote for Willem?
Over the past decades China has put itself in the limelight as being one of the most important emerging economies. Initially mainly as producer of consumer products. And after decades of rapid growth and development in manufacturing and export, the Chinese economy is inevitably undergoing a transition to a service and consumption driven economy.
Cloud services provider Evolve IP has acquired Mtel, a cloud communications firm based in the Netherlands, as part of its ongoing growth strategy and to increase its presence in Europe.
Bank financing is increasingly complicated for companies but there are more and more good alternatives. Balthazar den Breems and Cees van Vliet give their vision on the fruit and vegetable market from an M&A perspective.
Do Brexit, the election win of Donald Trump, the growing aversion to one Europe and further internationalization mean that the globalization wave is coming to an end? Is globalization on the decline after years of growth? Are local energy generating, local food growing and consuming the new trend?
Boasso Global (“Boasso”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Quality Distribution, Inc. (“Quality”), announced that it has acquired Den Hartogh’s European depot and tank cleaning services business, known as Den Hartogh Cleaning B.V. (“Den Hartogh Cleaning”).
Belgian investment fund KeBeK via its stake in Mifratel, is taking over Dutch contact center PCS. The takeover has led to the formation of a group with about 1650 employees and turnover of €65 million.
BB Capital Investments, the Netherlands-based private equity firm, acquires a stake in Travel Health Group (THG) from its shareholders.
Key H1 2017 results highlights include: - 95 M&A deals worth more than USD 8.1billion - Average disclosed deal size: USD 63.0 million - 34%cross-border deals - 29 deals with Private Equity involvement.
Specialists in temporary housing, Dutch Cabin from Klundert takes over a sector partner: Hamburg Verhuur. Van Hamburg Verhuur has built up a good reputation in the industry over the last 25 years.
Active Capital Company acquires Codi Group: State-of-the-art wet wipes producer ready for the next step.
Koning & Hartman has a history of more than 120 years. They are active in public transport, water, energy, government, manufacturing industry (OEM), industry, public order & security and financial services.
Mergermarket presents an infographic highlighting European Private Equity activity in Q1, with an emphasis on topics including: buyout and exit overviews, activity by country and by sector.
A short video is give you a flavour of our event held in March 2017 in Rotterdam.
BWaste, BroNij and Ferro-Fix create a new leading player for the production, maintenance and technology of smart waste systems.
Total Specific Solutions B.V. (“TSS”) acquires softeware supplier Magenta MMT B.V. (Magenta) and her subsidiary Niveo B.V. as per december 1, 2016. TSS is part of Constellation Software Inc. (CSI) who is listed on the Canadian Stock Exchange (TSE:CSU).
IMAP Netherlands advised the seller Stroom on their sale to The Candid Group. Rotterdam based Stroom Mediacommunicatie immediately is part of of the Candid Group who specialise in integrated communications services that create concrete business results.
Analysts and experts voice their thoughts and expectations about the oil and gas industry. Whatever analysts foresee, the fact is that many leading companies need to change their point of view and adjust their strategy in order to survive and to regain control again.
Innoluce, a fabless semiconductor company headquartered in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, has been acquired by the German semiconductor Infineon. IMAP Netherlands advised shareholders on the sale of the company.
The Eurofiber Group has reached agreement with the shareholders of Dataplace to acquire 100% of the shares. Dataplace was assisted in the transaction by, among others, the corporate finance experts of IMAP Netherlands.
Machine producer Amphitec has recently attracted growth capital from Active Capital Company. The investor receives a majority stake in Amphitec through the transaction.
FPS Global Logistics has acquired an 80% interest in Rotterdam Harbour Holding (RHH). FPS is a subsidiary of Singapore Post, a global logistics service provider.
With the financial support of Écart Invest, Top Side Industries Group has purchased itself in industrial machine control specialist Rolloos Holding. Top Side entrepreneurs Joost Lasschuit and Bram Masselink want to expand Rolloos and strengthen its market position with new products and services.
The management of packaging producer Pack2pack, with the help of investment company Gilde, took over the company, which was owned by the American company Greif, through a management buy-out (MBO).