Lindenaar & Co was founded in 2005 by Paul Lindenaar as an alternative to the corporate finance departments of banks and accountancy firms. We have now grown to a leading independent corporate finance boutique in the Netherlands, with an extensive track record of national and cross-border transactions.
We predominantly advise entrepreneurs, family-owned business and private equity firms, as well as other stakeholders, such as works councils, on mergers, acquisitions and debt financing.
We pay above average attention and excessive time to define our clients’ actual wishes. Our decisive team of in-house trained professionals strives to exceed clients’ expectations every time in an informal, committed and constructive manner.
Through our focus on long-term relationships in combination with our pro-active market approach, Lindenaar & Co expects to continue to grow in the coming years.
365 Capital has acquired a minority stake in Swiss Sense, a specialist in night’s rest. The Diks family retains a majority stake in the company. After rapid growth in the last 15 years, the investment will accelerate the international growth ambitions and professionalisation of the company even further. “Swiss Sense is a good and sustainable […]
Broad Horizon, together with its investor EMK Capital, has acquired a majority stake in DataManagement Professionals (“DMP”), a provider of various DataManagement-as-a-Service solutions for the storage, availability and management of large amounts of data. The acquisition of DMP fits within the buy-and-build strategy of Broad Horizon. With the acquisition of DMP, Broad Horizon supplements its […]
Louwman Group (“Louwman”) has acquired a minority stake in Mobility Invest Group (“MIG”) to strengthen their cooperation with MIG and to accelerate MIG’s growth, the roll-out of MIG’s Mobility as a Service (“MaaS”) proposition. The actual cooperation between Louwman and MIG started in 2019 and is strengthened by Louwman’s participation. Currently, MIG and Louwman work […]
Ober Scharrer Gruppe has acquired, together with its investor Nordic Capital, a majority interest in Eyescan, an independent and fast-growing group of eye clinics with eight clinics throughout the Netherlands. By joining Ober Scharrer Gruppe, Eyescan can continue to improve the quality of eye care. The goal for the coming years is to further expand […]
Solarclarity has refinanced and increased its current financing facilities at Rabobank and at the same time obtained additional growth financing from Aegon Achtergestelde Leningen Fonds (“ALF”). Lindenaar & Co acted as advisor for Solarclarity, an international solar energy specialist, to realise the funding needed for the company’s growth ambitions. Solarclarity is active in the distribution […]
Nationale-Nederlanden has invested in Otherside at Work (“Otherside”), the leading software developer in occupational health and social security, and provider of the most complete absenteeism system in the Netherlands (Xpert Suite). Otherside remains independent and will use the investments of Nationale-Nederlanden to accelerate its growth in the Netherlands and abroad. Furthermore, Otherside enters into a […]
Fortino Capital Partners broadens its expense management portfolio with the acquisition of Declaree, the successful, innovative and fast-growing local leader in digital management of travel and expenses. Fortino Capital Partners expands its portfolio of Travel & Expense management companies with its investment in Declaree, the innovative Dutch challenger. Fortino Capital Partners has previously invested in […]
Due to challenging market conditions in the retail market and disappointing sales, Sissy-Boy ran into financial difficulties. Therefore, the shareholders had decided to find a new owner for Sissy-Boy, who is willing to invest in the future growth of the brand. Despite all efforts to achieve a going-concern solution, ultimately a re-launch was the only […]
Swiss Sense has refinanced its current financing facilities at ABN AMRO and at the same time acquired additional growth financing. Lindenaar & Co acted as advisor for Swiss Sense, renowned for its box-springs, to realise financing facilities for the company’s growth ambitions. Swiss Sense owns stores in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and Austria and also […]
The shareholders of the Dutch kids clothing brand Tumble ‘N Dry have sold their equity stake to Wijkermeer Investments. From now on, Tumble N Dry, previously part of the Brand Retail Group, operates as a stand-alone business while Wijkermeer Investments is going to support the company in its new positioning. Despite the difficult market circumstances, […]