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Omnicap advised Van De Velde with the acquisition of ‘t Ruimerke.

Van De Velde from Lier strengthens its position on the private market thanks to a strategic takeover of 't Ruimerke. Van De Velde is active in maintenance, inspection, milling and renovation techniques of pipes and sewers and focuses primarily…

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Omnicap advised WVT Industries NV with the acquisition of Star Marine Chemicals BV from Maassluis, the Netherlands

WVT Industries from Aartselaar strengthens its international position thanks to a strategic acquisition of Star Marine Chemicals BV. Star Marine is the worldwide reference in marine cleaning chemicals and has a distribution network that encompasses…

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Omnicap advised the shareholders of Staffing on the takeover by fellow sector member Trixxo

Staffing is a full-on specialist in staffing solutions, with 6 offices in Belgium and 2 in the Netherlands. Staffing realizes a turnover of 26 million euro with 50 employees. The Company is active in the temporary work agency sector, selection and recruitment…

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Siggis joins the NRB group

NRB Group acquires SIGGIS (Spatial Intelligence Genuine & Generic IT Solutions), a company with a yearly turnover of 4,5 million euros and software and consultancy activities in the Enterprise GIS market. It is focused on utilities, public services…

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Selling prices on Belgian M&A market keep on rising

Not only the number of deals, but also the selling prices kept on rising during 2017 for the fifth year on a row, as resulted from the yearly interview by Vlerick Business School, M&A Monitor 2018, of more than 150 M&A professionals, amongst…

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Cognizant enhances consulting capabilities in the Benelux with the acquisition of Hedera

The USA headquartered Cognizant (NASDAQ) has acquired Hedera Consulting, a company specializing in business advisory and data analytics services across a number of industry sectors. The purchase further expands Cognizant's consulting, business insight…

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M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit 'Buy and Build' in Amsterdam

Amsterdam received the 28th M&A Worldwide Convention - Rainmaker Summit in April 2018. It was a truly milestone in the M&A business as more than 36 countries were represented gathering more than 170 professionals. Dozens of deal processes…

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CEO Guy Couder takes a majority stake in the identification specialist Phi Data.

Phi Data is a technology company based in Wemmel, specializing in goods identification. The company achieved a turnover of 12.7 million euros in 2017 with 35 employees. After a long career in this technology company, founded in 1981, he took over…

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Channel Z reportage about the MBO of Staffing that Omnicap advised

From 23 to 27 October 2017, Vlaio organised the Week of Business Transfers. The purpose of this initiative is to give more attention to business transfers. This happens with various initiatives such as events, reportages and publicity campaigns.

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M&A Worldwide Rainmaker Summit in Barcelona

In October 2017, M&A Worldwide organised its semi-annual convention in Barcelona, where more than 80 M&A professionals from 35 countries met. Omnicap also participated at this event, where numerous financial and industrial investors presented…

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OMNICAP advises the shareholders of iVOX regarding the share transfer to BILENDI

On 30 March 2017, BILENDI has acquired iVOX, the number one in online panels in Belgium. OMNICAP was adviser of the sellers. BILENDI, quoted on Alternext d’Euronext Paris, continues its strategy to create one of the European leaders of digital…

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OMNICAP advised a buy in candidate on the MBI of General Painting

General Painting is a painting company with over 50 years of expertise. The company focuses on both the residential and business market and is mainly active in the regions Antwep, Kempen, Brussels and the coast. General Painting has approximately 20…

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OMNICAP advised the management on the management buy out of Z-Staffing

The management team acquires Z-Staffing from Matty Zadnikar Since 30 December 2015, Wim Van Cauter and Ilona Stieners own all the shares of Z-Staffing. The company was launched under the wings of the Z-Group under the leadership of Matty Zadnikar…

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M&A Worldwide Global Acquisitions Forum in Shanghai

In November 2015 M&A Worldwide organized the Global Acquisitions Forum in Shanghai. About 65 M&A professionals from more than 40 countries from the M&A Worldwide network, of which OMNICAP, participated at this event. More than 200 Chinese…

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M&A references

In a new module "references" on our website, we publish an overview of our completed transactions that were made public. For reasons of confidentiality, some of our M&A transactions as well as our mandates in the family business advisory…

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OMNICAP advised the shareholders of Raamwinkel on the sale to Private Equity Fund Buysse & Partners

Raamwinkel.be is an online platform which is active in the sale of windows and doors to the end consumer at factory prices. Raamwinkel sells its products mainly to do-it-yourself clients and provides the necessary support for a successful installation.

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VANAS GROUP sells its tooling activities VANAS BEYOND TOOLS to CEBEO

As of February 1, 2015, CEBEO (www.cebeo.be) has acquired the tooling operations VANAS BEYOND TOOLS from VANAS GROUP. OMNICAP was the corporate finance advisor of VANAS GROUP on the transfer of its tooling activities. CEBEO, with a turnover of EUR…

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HILLEWAERE GROUP strengthens its insurance portfolio in the SME sector

From February 2015, HILLEWAERE GROUP, formerly named Heeren & Hillewaere, has strengthened its insurance portfolio in the SME sector considerably with the acquisition of DGM Insurance. OMNICAP advised HILLEWAERE GROUP on this acquisition and the…

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OMNICAP joins M&A Worldwide

In October 2014 OMNICAP became the exclusive member of M&A Worldwide for Belgium and Luxembourg. M&A Worldwide is an international network of 42 independent M&A boutiques in 37 countries, focusing on cross-border mid-market M&A transactions.

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GIMV and YUKON back growth of plasma nano-coating technology provider EUROPLASMA

In October 2014, GIMV and YUKON acquired the technology company Europlasma in order to support its ambitious growth plan. OMNICAP advised YUKON, represented by Filip LEGEIN, as management and co-investor in this transaction. EUROPLASMA (www.europlasma.be),…

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Management Buy Out at Global Impact NV

Think2Act new shareholder; exit for E-Capital Kim Hendrikx, CEO of Global Impact NV, realized a secondary buy out. In 2009, he and his brother sold the majority of the shares of Global Impact NV to the private equity investor E-Capital. Both…

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Sale of company: share deal or asset deal?

When choosing an equity transaction or sale of assets (business), a number of legal, fiscal and economic motives will play a role. Moreover, this also varies from the perspective of the buyer and the seller. Below we outline a number of important…

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OMNICAP has moved

Since June 2014, OMNICAP has moved to its new offices at Baarbeek 1, 2070 Zwijndrecht (Antwerp). This modern venue offers more space and meeting rooms with all modern facilities so that we can better serve our customers. The new office is…

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Carmignac Gestion, Vandelanotte company auditors and OMNICAP organised theme evening

On 28 November 2013, Carmignac Gestion, Vandelanotte company auditors and OMNICAP organized  a theme evening on the topic “The transfer of your company”. This theme evening has been organized in the beautifully renovated Tivoli Castle…

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Tool Family Business Succession: how to proceed?

The succession process in family businesses is a complex process that needs to be analysed from different perspectives: family, economic, tax, legal, financial, ... OMNICAP has therefore developed a Tool Family Business Succession, which outlines…

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After rain comes solar energy

In Trends of 7 November 2013, Bart van den Branden and Jan Brouckaert expressed their views on the solar industry. The current Eoluz managers also explained in this article that they have bought out the last two remaining shareholders of Eoluz. OMNICAP…

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OMNICAP in the press

OMNICAP in "Ondernemers", Voka Antwerpen - Waasland, September 2013 (only in Dutch)

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How to prepare your business for a successful sale?

A timely and thorough preparation of the sales process significantly increases the chances of success on a successful sale of your business and maximize the sales price. OMNICAP has developed the Exit Review Scan in order to assist sharehoders…

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OMNICAP: New player in corporate finance & family business advisory

OMNICAP advises on all issues at the intersection of corporate finance and shareholder strategy. OMNICAP delivers result-oriented solutions for the continuity, succession and sale of your company. Being an entrepreneur, do you wish…

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