The shares in Vanderschoot have been acquired from Univeg by means of a mangement buyout. Further, Watertoren Hazerswoude B.V. has backed the buyout as an investor. Rembrandt M&A acted as the exclusive financial advisor of the management.
Vanderschoot is one of the oldest bulb growers of the Netherlands. The company is located in Voorhout, and supplies leading retailers. The company has started its international operations in 1963, but the firm’s history traces back to the early 1800’s.
For more information, see: www.vanderschootbv.nl
Univeg is a fruit and vegetable grower that serves a worldwide clientele. The company operates in the areas: ‘Fruit and vegetables’, ‘flowes and plants’, ‘convenience products’, and ‘transport and logistics’. Univeg produced over 1.9 million tons of fruit and vegetables in 2012, and had over 8000 employees. The firm has a network of 32 distribution centers spread throughout Europe.
For more information, see: www.univeg.nl