Delta Engineering and Isytech join forces to strenghten and further grow their plasma coating offering
On 6 October 2022, Delta Engineering announced the acquisition of Isytech, an engineering company with unmatched experience when it comes to surface treatment and plasma coating applications.
MEDIAGENIX and BeBanjo join forces to expand global product leadership in media business management solutions.
On 5 July 2022 MEDIAGENIX announced the acquisition of BeBanjo, a leading technology company that streamlines the editorial and operational aspects of video distribution services with its Movida product suite.
Digital innovation agency Gravity joins forces with Loyals Group.
In the context of Loyals Group's ambitions to become a full-service digital agency with specialised labels, Loyals Group has added Gravity to the group as new label, a renowned player in the field of digital innovation and platform development. This marks the second add-on acquisition of Loyals since the entry of Sofindev in October 2021.
Foodpartners International closes the acquisitions of Weidelco Foodpartners and continues its international growth with the acquisition of the French sector player Dumortier.
Delta Engineering and Sofindev conclude strategic partnership, laying foundation for further growth in automation of blow moulding industry.
Through the strategic partnership with Sofindev, Delta Engineering is preparing to continue its strong growth trajectory of recent years, as a leading player in the automation of the plastic packaging sector through the design and manufacture of specialised downstream equipment for the blow moulding industry.
Loyals Group strengthens its design- and development activities with the acquisition of Stimmt.
Stimmt is the first acquisition of Loyals since the entry of Sofindev in October 2021 and underlines Loyals’ ambition to expand its position as full-service digital agency in specific domains and across different regions.
Weidelco Foodpartners, a Dutch wholesaler with a complete range of products for the food sector and its Belgian sector peer Group Claes join forces, with the support of Sofindev Private Equity Partners.
Together they will create a new group called ‘Foodpartners International’ and will be a leading wholesaler of supplies for butchers and the broader food sector in the Benelux.
Christiaens joins forces with Harmonize It, a strong sector colleague.
Together, Christiaens and Harmonize It represent a group which is ready to fully support businesses in their digital transformation and the change required to realize this. Both companies are focused on small and medium sized enterprises and offer them software solutions for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Business Intelligence (BI) and IT-infrastructure solutions.
WVT Industries and Chemtec Chemicals join forces to accelerate growth in cleaning chemicals in the maritime industry.
The combination of both companies will enable WVT Industries to dispose of a broad offering of specialised tank cleaning products, as well as an even easier access to the international market. In addition, this partnership is a unique opportunity for WVT Industries to strongly position itself together with Chemtec Chemicals within the German chemical, petrochemical, and tank cleaning industry.
Sofindev sells its participation in Fedrus International to the majority shareholder Koiba.
Sofindev IV NV sells its participation in Fedrus International, a Belgium-based international building materials group, active in the production and distribution of roof & façade materials and services, to the majority shareholder Koiba.
Loyals and Sofindev conclude a partnership in support of further growth of Loyals.
Loyals is a fast-growing full-service agency for branding and digital transformation with a history of more than 20 years. This partnership marks the fifth investment of the Sofindev V fund and underlines the Benelux focused strategy of Sofindev.
American global leading company acquires all the shares in Novy.
Middleby Corporation (MIDD: NASDAQ), an American publicly traded company specialised in commercial and residential kitchen appliances has completed the acquisition of all shares of Novy, headquartered in Kuurne, Belgium. BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equity invested in Novy in 2005, followed by Sofindev and Korys who joined in 2010 and 2016 respectively.
Sofindev enters into the capital of Altebra and realizes its fourth investment in 2020 of its SOFINDEV V fund.
With the arrival of Sofindev, Altebra is set to continue its strong growth path which it has realized over the past years, as a leading specialist in fire protection and detection in the Benelux region.
Sofindev and Deparco join forces to further strengthen the growth and innovation of MEDIAGENIX.
With the entry of Sofindev, MEDIAGENIX takes the next step in further expanding and staying at the forefront of innovation amid accelerating change in the global media landscape.
Sofindev sells its participation in GeoDynamics to IK Investment Partners.
After a very successful partnership with Peter Vermeesch and Stijn Stragier, founders and joint Managing Directors, and the entire team of GeoDynamics, Sofindev is pleased to announce the sale of its participation in GeoDynamics (the Company) to IK Investment Partners.
The Vanrobaeys group and Sofindev join forces and conclude partnership to support the further growth of Vanrobaeys
Sofindev has reached an agreement with Peter and Jorgen Vanrobaeys about a partnership and entry in the capital of Vanrobaeys. Peter and Jorgen Vanrobaeys remain shareholders and continue the daily management of Vanrobaeys.
Sofindev and the Christiaens family enter into a partnership to strengthen the further growth of Christiaens NV.
In order to strengthen its growth, the Christiaens family has reached an agreement with Sofindev for an entry into the group's capital.
WVT Industries and Innovis join forces to accelerate growth in the cleaning chemicals and disinfectant industry.
With this transaction, WVT Industries confirms its previously announced intention to grow focused and more quickly by expanding geographically and strengthening its presence in complementary market segments.
Sofindev announces closing of its SOFINDEV V fund at 170 MEUR.
SOFINDEV V raised investor’s commitments for a total amount of 170 MEUR, significantly above the precedent fund SOFINDEV IV, which closed at 107 MEUR, and above its target of 150 MEUR.
Sofindev realises second add-on investment for Mabo-Lifting.
Through this acquisition, Mabo-Lifting NV strategically expands its product and technology offering in the high growth Automated Guided Vehicle arena, also creating the possibility for significant synergies in purchasing, sales, and after service of its Benelux customer base.
Sofindev realises Dutch add-on investment for Mabo-Lifting.
Through this acquisition, Mabo Lifting NV will expand its geographical footprint in the Netherlands, making it the Benelux leader for high-quality forklifts specialised in space saving and efficiency improving solutions.
Sofindev invests in WVT Industries.
WVT Industries and Sofindev conclude a partnership to support the futher international growth of WVT Industries.
Sofindev invests in Mabo-Lifting.
Sofindev acquires a significant stake in Mabo-Lifting via its SOFINDEV IV fund.
Sofindev sells its participation in House of Talents.
Sofindev sells its participation in the specialized HR services group House of Talents to Baltisse.
House of Talents completes the acquisition of MIDES.
House of Talents has just completed the acquisition of MIDES and becomes majority shareholder.
House of Talents completed the acquisition of VALUEbuilders Group.
House of Talents has just completed the acquisition of VALUEbuilders Group (HRbuilders & PAYROLLbuilders).
Sofindev completes new investment in Companyweb.
Sofindev enters the capital of Companyweb through its SOFINDEV IV fund, in which it acquires a substantial minority stake.
Sofindev reaches an agreement to become shareholder of Group Claes.
Sofindev enters the capital of Group Claes through its SOFINDEV IV fund, whereby Sofindev will become the majority shareholder.
House of Talents acquires Chaintec Group.
House of Talents has finalized the takeover of Chaintec Group, a leading staffing company for outsourcing technical staff.
SOFINDEV III has sold its shareholding in Syx Automations to GARTNER Electronic.
SOFINDEV III announced today that it has sold its shareholding in Syx Automations Group to GANTNER Electronic, a high-tech company specializing in electronic access control and staff time recording systems.
Fedrus International starts exclusive negotiations to acquire VMZinc.
VMZinc is the biggest manufacturer and supplier of zinc applications for the building industry in Europe, North America and Australia, and in several Asian countries.
House of Talents acquires Arcq.
House of Talents and Arcq concluded a final agreement with respect to the acquisitions of Arcq, a leasing staffing company in life sciences.
Sofindev realises new investment in HR services group House of Talents.
House of Talents is a fast-growing belgian HR services group, realizing double digit growth, combining organic expansion and targeted acquisitions.
Novy prepares for the future by enlarging its shareholder base.
BNP Paribas Fortis Private Equite, Sofindev as well as the founding Lannoy family welcome Korys as a new shareholder in the Novy Group.
Geodynamics and Sofindev conclude partnership.
With a view to spur its international growth, Stijn Stragier and Peter Vermeesch, managers and shareholders of Geodynamics, have reached an agreement with Sofindev to become shareholder of the group.
Sofindev announces final closing of SOFINDEV IV.
Sofindev announces final closing of SOFINDEV IV fund at 107 MEUR and realizes seconds investment in Geodynamics.
Sofindev further expands the management team.
Jean-Roger de Bandt joined the Sofindev team as a new Partner and Sven Vandewiele as a new Investment associate.
Sofindev Management achieves strong first closing for its SOFINDEV IV fund and realizes first transaction through investment in Fedrus Invest Group.
On May 28, 2015, SOFINDEV IV has closed the investment in Fedrus Invest Group, in which it acquires a significant minority stake.
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