Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP closed 140 M&A deals worth more than $5.2bn in the first three quarters of 2019

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.


IMAP Analysts & Associates meet in Budapest

More than 50 Analysts & Associates coming from 20 countries and 3 continents met on September 20th in Budapest, Hungary.

Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP Dealbook 2018-2019 now available

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.


IMAP swimmers make waves in Amsterdam for ALS charity

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.


Global IMAP team unite for ALS charity swim in Amsterdam

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 in the top 5 in the MergerMarket Profiler League for the Benelux

Balthazar den Breems, founder and partner of IMAP Netherlands, proudly takes a top 5 position in the MergerMarket Profiler League.

Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP closed 102 M&A deals worth over $3.5bn in H1 2019

Consistent with IMAP’s track record, 27% of the deals were cross-border.

Healthcare 2019

IMAP advises leading eHealth solutions provider Promedico on collaboration with PHIT

The IMAP Netherlands team, led by Balthazar den Breems, acted as sole financial advisor to Promedico throughout the process.

Technology 2019

IMAP publication addresses digital prosperity and challenges posed by the data economy

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.

Food & Beverage 2019

IMAP advises Dutch fresh produce trading company Cool Fresh on sale to Jupiter Group

Cool Fresh is a Dutch fresh produce marketing company that specializes in combining local European products with off-season produce from around the world.

Industrials 2019

IMAP advises metal machining specialist Blokland Metaalbewerking on sale to Dumaco

Blokland manufactures ferrous and non-ferrous semi-finished products from its 2 modern machining production sites in the Netherlands.


IMAP closed 46 deals worth over $1.7bn in Q1 2019

29% of the deals were crossborder. Deals were closed across 13 different sectors


2019 IMAP Spring Conference in Munich

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.


Launch of the IMAP China Desk

IMAP’s Spring Conference in Munich held on March 22-23 saw the formal launch of IMAP China.


IMAP releases coveted IMAP Trends in Global M&A 2018 & 2019 Survey

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.

Transport & Logistics 2019

IMAP strengthens its hold in mid-market closing 208 deals in 2018 worth over $10bn

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.


IMAP Netherlands announces new Partner

Guillaume Petit [37] will be a partner at IMAP Netherlands as of 1 January 2019.


Degroof Petercam joins IMAP as exclusive partner for Belgium and France

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.


Mid-market companies have the edge in innovative disruption says new IMAP publication

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.


IMAP Netherlands has 3 Nominations!

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!


2018 IMAP Fall Conference in Miami

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’.

Energy & Utilities 2018

IMAP Netherlands attends OEEC and launches IMAP’s 2018 Oil & Gas Sector Report


IMAP Deal Summary Q1-Q3 2018


What you need to know when you're thinking about selling your business

You usually only sell a company just once. Preparation is key. Download our white paper here (only available in Dutch).


IMAP Netherlands Radio Ad Campaign: Listen to our new ad

Listen to our new ad here (in Dutch only).


IMAP Netherlands advises Highland Group Holdings Ltd on partnership with L2Fiber Rotterdam

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.


It is not easy to say goodbye - a column by Cees van Vliet

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 & Logistics 2018

IMAP Netherlands advises the shareholders of the Rotterdam Transport Centrale on their sale to Quivado

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.


Three new analysts join IMAP Netherlands

It may be obvious, but our people are our strongest asset. We welcome 3 new analysts to our team.

Food & Beverage 2018

Huitai Investment Group (Hong Kong), Ltd. (“Huitai”) acquired 100% of the shares of Bröderna Hanssons i Göteborg Export AB (“Bröderna Hanssons”) from Feskarbröderna Förvaltnings AB

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,


Joint investment increases turnover - a column by Cees van Vliet

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).


2018 IMAP Spring Conference in Warsaw

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.

Technology 2018

IMAP Netherlands advises Goyello on sale to Aspire Systems

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 closed 191 M&A deals in 2017 worth over USD 12.0 bn

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.

Energy & Utilities 2017

Value Enhancement Partners (VEP) takes a majority stake in fire and blast resistant doors and walls specialist InterDam Holding (InterDam)

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.

Energy & Utilities 2017

IMAP's Jan-Pieter Borst and Frank Ruijgrok were interviewed for Offshore Industry magazine

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.

Energy & Utilities 2017

IMAP Netherlands attends the Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) in Amsterdam


IMAP Netherlands has a prominent place in the M&A league tables

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...

Energy & Utilities 2017

Oil & Gas Sector Report 2017

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.

Technology 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises PCS on sale to Belgium's investment fund KeBeK via its stake in Mifratel


M&A Awards: Best Young Talent nominee Willem op de Hoek from IMAP

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?


IMAP Netherlands China Visit 2017

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.

Technology 2017

IMAP Netherlands advise Mtel in its acquisition by Evolve IP

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.

Food & Beverage 2017

Balthazar den Breems and Cees van Vliet from IMAP Netherlands give their vision on the fruit and vegetable market from an M&A perspective

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.


Globalization or protectionism? A column by Cees van Vliet

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?

Industrials 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises Den Hartogh on its sale of Den Hartogh tank cleaning to Boassa Global

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”).

Technology 2017

Merger between PCS and Mifratel

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.

Healthcare 2017

IMAP Netherlands advised Travel Health Group on an investment by BB Capital

BB Capital Investments, the Netherlands-based private equity firm, acquires a stake in Travel Health Group (THG) from its shareholders.


IMAP closed 95 M&A deals worth more than USD 8.1 billion from January - June 2017

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.

Industrials 2017

Dutch Cabin Group takes over Van Hamburg Verhuur

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.

Consumer & Retail 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises Value Enhancement Partners in divesting Codi Group

Active Capital Company acquires Codi Group: State-of-the-art wet wipes producer ready for the next step.

Technology 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises Koning & Hartman on the sale of Koning & Hartman Network Services to Standard Investment

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.


Q1 2017 European Private Equity Overview

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.


IMAP Netherlands symposium event: "Growth. Shaping the Future"

A short video is give you a flavour of our event held in March 2017 in Rotterdam.

Industrials 2017

Specialists in waste containers join forces

BWaste, BroNij and Ferro-Fix create a new leading player for the production, maintenance and technology of smart waste systems.

Technology 2017

IMAP Netherlands advises Magenta MMT on their sale to Total Specific Solutions

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).

Business Services 2017

Candid Group acquires Stroom

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.

Energy & Utilities 2016

Are You Prepared? IMAP's Axel Fuhri Snethlage and Jan-Pieter Borst are interviewed by Offshore Industry magazine about the Oil and Gas industry

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.

Technology 2016

IMAP Netherlands advises Philips-spin-out Innoluce on their sale to Infineon

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.

Technology 2016

IMAP Netherlands assists Dataplace BV with the sale to Eurofiber Group

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.

Financial Services 2015

IMAP Netherlands advises Amphitec on the sale to Active Capital

Machine producer Amphitec has recently attracted growth capital from Active Capital Company. The investor receives a majority stake in Amphitec through the transaction.

Transport & Logistics 2015

Five offices supervise Rotterdam Harbour - FPS deal

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.

Industrials 2015

IMAP Netherlands advises Rolloos on its sale to Top Side

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.

Materials, Chemicals & Mining 2015

IMAP Netherlands involved in Pack2pack buyout

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).