Entries by Rimco Geels

Investor Berk Partners acquires stake in Rivièra Product Decorations from Drachten, the European sleeve packaging market leader

On 18 April 2019, Berk Partners acquired a substantial majority interest in Rivièra Product Decorations BV (Rivièra), based in Drachten. Rivièra specializes in sleeving, applying a printed foil, glass, plastic or metal packaging. Activity Since its foundation in 2002, Rivièra has developed into the sleeve specialist in Europe and serves many large and small customers […]

Investor Berk Partners acquires stake in Molenmaker Techniek, manufacturer of hydraulic systems for civil engineering

As at 15 February 2019, Berk Partners acquired a substantial minority interest in Molenmaker Techniek, a company established in Sneek. Molenmaker Techniek designs, produces and maintains hydraulic systems, in particular for civil engineering. Background and activitiest Molenmaker Techniek was founded in 2005 by Otbert Molenmaker and has grown into a leading company in its market […]

Acquisition of Theha BV by management and Berk Partners

On April 25, 2018, Theha BV, producer of the well-known coconut bread slices and coconut cubes, was taken over by the management team, Gijs Kakebeeke and René Jansen, with Berk Partners as financial sponsor. Former owner Bram Theunisse takes a step back and remains involved in the background as a shareholder. The family business Theha […]

Berk Partners congratulates Life & Mobility with successful sale

Investment company Berk Partners congratulates Life & Mobility with the successful sale to investment company Synergia. In 2010, Berk Partners IV together with the management acquired all shares in this producer of wheelchairs and mobility scooters in Doetinchem. In recent years, the company has experienced strong growth, partly through organic growth and partly through a […]

Start of New Berk Partners at Busy Haringparty

On Tuesday 21 June, more than 140 guests gathered at Brasserie Paardenburg in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel for the festive new start of Berk Partners. With a Haringparty, the renewed independence was celebrated in the presence of numerous relations (shareholders of the funds, participation boards and corporate finance advisers). Managing partner Willem Kamps opened with […]

Investment company Berk Partners independent again

As of 1 May 2016, Berk Partners will be independently engaged again. Of course we remain active in the management of the existing participations, with a part of the portfolio remaining with the merger partner. A new start also offers new opportunities. For example, we are fully engaged in the preparations for a new investment […]