Coolblue, located in Rotterdam, is one of the leading online retailers in the Benelux. In July 2017, HAL increased its ownership interest in Coolblue from 20.0% to 30.1% by acquiring existing shares from two of the three founders of the company. In June 2019 HAL’s shareholding increased to 49%, the remaining shares are held by founder and CEO Pieter Zwart and management.

Headquarters: Rotterdam, NL

Employees (fte) 2.448

Sales € 1.354 mln

Operating income € 14 mln

Investment since 2016

Shareholding 49 %