M&A Deal Summary

V-Ventures B.V. Acquires ANP Holding BV

On May 31, 2010, V-Ventures B.V. acquired media company ANP Holding BV from GIMV and NPM Capital NV

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is V-Ventures B.V.’s 1st transaction in the Media sector.
  • This is V-Ventures B.V.’s 1st transaction in the Netherlands.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2010-05-31
Target ANP Holding BV
Sector Media
Buyer(s) V-Ventures B.V.
Sellers(s) GIMV
NPM Capital NV
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition

Target

ANP Holding BV

Rijswijk, Netherlands
website
ANP Holding BV is the most important independent press agency in the Netherlands. ANP has an extensive network of correspondents and journalists from international press agencies.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

V-Ventures B.V.

Amsterdam, Netherlands

website


Category Company
Founded 1995
Sector Media
DESCRIPTION

V-Ventures B.V. is a media company, provides independent news to various Dutch media.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 1
Sector (Media) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 1
Country (Netherlands) 1 of 1
Year (2010) 1 of 1

Seller(S) 2

SELLER

GIMV

Antwerp, Belgium

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1980
PE ASSETS 2.0B EUR
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

GIMV is a Belgium based public investment company focused on private equity and venture capital investments in tech-based businesses. GIMV's private equity practice operates through its Corporate Investment unit and targets management buyouts, buy-ins, and growth capital financings of companies with annual sales between EUR15 and EUR150 million. For buyout opportunities GIMV generally takes a majority stake in businesses and for growth capital needs, GIMV takes a minority position. GIMV does not invest in publicly held companies or turnaround situations. GIMV's geographic focus is within Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, and France. GIMV also invests in Russia through Eagle Capital Partners, a partnership with KBC Private Equity. GIMV was formed in 1980 and is headquartered in Antwerp with additional offices in The Hague, Frankfurt, Munich, and Paris.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 28 of 95
Sector (Media) 1 of 4
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 9 of 49
Country (Netherlands) 7 of 25
Year (2010) 3 of 5
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-03-30 JenaValve Technology

Irvine, California, United States

JenaValve Technology is specialised in developing transcatheter aortic valves that can be implanted via the femoral vein or an incision between two ribs. JenaValve Technology was founded in 2006 and is based in Irvine, California.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-07-15 Microtherm Engineered Solutions NV

Sint-Niklaas, Belgium

Microtherm Engineered Solutions NV is a provider of microporous, fireproof insulation materials. The company provides creative advice on design, development and innovation. Alongside their fireproof qualities, the products are also very lightweight, energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. Microtherm offers a wide range of solutions for manufacturers of both industrial and domestic appliances.

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SELLER

NPM Capital NV

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Investor Investor Investor Investor Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 1948
PE ASSETS 1.0B EUR
Size Large
Type Sector Agnostic
DESCRIPTION

NPM Capital is a unit of family owned holding company, SHV Holdings, set-up to invest in and acquire medium-sized Dutch companies. Prospective opportunities are typically family-owned companies or divisions of of large corporations. NPM will consider both majority and minority positions in companies valued between EUR35 to EUR300 million. The Firm looks at businesses in all sectors of the Dutch economy. NPM Capital was originally established in 1948 and is based in Amsterdam.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 4 of 37
Sector (Media) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 2 of 18
Country (Netherlands) 4 of 35
Year (2010) 1 of 1
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-05-10 Bol.com BV

Utrecht, Netherlands

Bol.com is an online media retailer in the Netherlands with a growing market share in the markets fir books, DVDs, music, video games, electronics and toys. Bol.com offers a unique e-commerce platform and is well-positioned to benefit from the ongoing migration to online sales.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-01-01 Samenwerkende Tandartsen Nederland BV

Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands

Samenwerkende Tandartsen Nederland BV is an operator of oral care centers and dental practices in the Netherlands. Samenwerkende Tandartsen Nederland was founded in 2005 and is based in Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands.

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