Bolster Investment Partners has raised acquisition financing from Rabobank for its acquisition of Kwabo
Lindenaar & Co Corporate Finance assisted Bolster Investment Partners (“Bolster”) in obtaining financing for its acquisition of Kwabo, an European market leader in the production and sale of high-quality floor protection materials.
After a thorough selection process, Rabobank was chosen as the financier. Rabobank proposed the most suitable solution, with attractive terms and a high level of flexibility to further support Kwabo’s growth.
Lindenaar & Co supported Bolster throughout the entire financing process. Tasks included gauging interest from financial institutions (both banks and private debt funds), preparing an information memorandum and financial model, designing the financing structure, negotiating the necessary documentation, and guiding the completion of the transaction.
Bolster Investment Partners
Bolster Investment Partners is a flexible, long-term investor. Bolster primarily invests in Dutch non-publicly traded companies that have a proven business model. Bolster supports entrepreneurs in realizing the full potential of their businesses by making a difference as equal partners. Since 1982, Bolster has successfully collaborated with over 100 companies as an investment firm.
Founded in 1991, Kwabo is the European market leader in the production and sale of high-quality floor protection materials. This family-owned business, based in Volendam and established by Jack Kwakman, offers its customers a unique combination of high-quality products at competitive prices. The non-woven cover fleeces are manufactured from waste textiles from the Vietnamese clothing industry, while the self-adhesive cover fleece 'Topcoat' is made from recycled PET bottles. In addition, Kwabo also imports and processes high-quality cardboard floor protection from Sweden and Finland.