Investments

HAL holds significant positions in a number of quoted companies listed on major European stock exchanges, as well as majority stakes or significant minority positions in non-quoted companies active in a wide range of industries.

HAL holds significant positions in a number of quoted companies listed on major European stock exchanges, as well as majority stakes or significant minority positions in non-quoted companies active in a wide range of industries.

Ahrend

Ahrend

Koninklijke Ahrend is active in the office furniture industry through its subsidiaries Ahrend Office Furniture, Gispen, Roels Spaces, Presikhaaf Schoolmeubelen and Techo. Headquarters: St Oedenrode, NL Employees (fte) 1.605 Sales € 315 mln Operating income € 7 mln Investment since 2001 Shareholding 100 % Company websiteBack to investments
AN Direct

AN Direct

AN Direct is the holding company of MD Hearing which was fully acquired in March 2017. MD Hearing sells hearing aids via its website and call centers in the United States. Headquarters: Chicago, USA Employees (fte) 61 Sales € 21 mln Investment since 2016 Shareholding 86 % Company websiteBack to investments
Anthony Veder

Anthony Veder

Anthony Veder Group is a Rotterdam (the Netherlands) based shipping company. At the end of 2018 the company operated 31 gas tankers, of which 26 were (partially) owned. Headquarters: Rotterdam, NL Employees (fte) 691 Sales $ 197 mln Operating income $ 22 mln Investment since 1991 Shareholding 62.9 % Company websiteBack to investments
Atlas Professionals

Atlas Professionals

Atlas Professionals is a temporary staffing agency supplying technical personnel to the international oil & gas, marine and offshore wind industries. In 2017 Atlas acquired the international marine activities of Programmed Marine in Houston, Aberdeen, Dubai and Singapore. In January 2019 it acquired Brander (UK). In February 2019, HAL’s ownership interest was increased to 80%. Headquarters: Hoofddorp, NL Employees (fte)…
Boskalis

Boskalis

Koninklijke Boskalis Westminster is a leading global services provider operating in the dredging, maritime infrastructure and maritime services sectors. Boskalis has a versatile fleet of more than 900 vessels. The shares of Boskalis are listed on Euronext in Amsterdam (market value per end of 2018: approx. € 2.9 billion). In 2018 HAL increased its shareholding from 35.7% to 40.4% due…
Coolblue

Coolblue

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…
DMFCO

DMFCO

DMFCO is active in the origination and management of Dutch mortgages under the label Munt Hypotheken. The mortgages are funded by pension funds. Headquarters: The Hague, NL Employees (fte) 32 Sales € 34 mln Investment since 2017 Shareholding 25 % Company websiteBack to investments
FD Mediagroep

FD Mediagroep

The major brands of FD Mediagroep include the Dutch financial newspaper Het Financieele Dagblad, the radio station BNR Nieuwsradio and the information services provider Company.info. In November 2018, FDMG acquired Sizo (€ 4 mln 2018 sales), which is active in providing market intelligence data. Headquarters: Amsterdam, NL Employees (fte) 348 Sales € 78 mln Operating income € 7 mln Investment…
Flight Simulation Company

Flight Simulation Company

Flight Simulation Company is based at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (NL) and provides training for pilots using flight simulators. At the end of 2018 the company owned 13 flight simulators. Headquarters: Schiphol, NL Employees (fte) 55 Sales € 23 mln Investment since 2006 Shareholding 97 % Company websiteBack to investments
Floramedia

Floramedia

Floramedia provides horticultural communication products and services to growers, garden centers and retailers. The company uses a horticultural database which contains more than 220,000 pictures, videos, texts and other plant-related content. Headquarters: Westzaan, NL Employees (fte) 209 Sales € 37 mln Investment since 1999 Shareholding 96 % Company websiteBack to investments
GrandVision

GrandVision

GrandVision is a leading global optical retailer. At the end of 2018 GrandVision was active in 44 countries and had 7,095 optical stores, of which 1,198 franchise stores. In Q1 2019 GrandVision acquired Optica 2000 (Spain) and online player Charlie Temple (NL). The shares of GrandVision are listed on Euronext in Amsterdam. At the end of 2018, the stock market…
Infomedics

Infomedics

Infomedics provides business process outsourcing and factoring services for the Dutch health care sector. In November 2018, Infomedics acquired Famed (€ 28m sales, 113 fte), which provides similar services as Infomedics. Headquarters: Almere, NL Employees* (fte) 109 Sales* €28 mln Operating income* €13 mln Investment since 2016 Shareholding 81 % *figures exclude Famed Company websiteBack to investments
MYLAPS

MYLAPS

Sports Timing Holding operates under the MYLAPS brand and is active in the development and production of identification and timing equipment for sports events. Headquarters: Haarlem, NL Employees (fte) 130 Sales € 27 mln Investment since 1998 Shareholding 95.5 % Company websiteBack to investments
Orthopedie Investments

Orthopedie Investments

Orthopedie Investments Europe's subsidiaries Livit (90%) and Auxilium (54%) manufacture and sell orthopedic and other medical aids. Livit operates a network of 34 specialized care centers and a large number of fitting locations throughout the Netherlands. Auxilium GmbH, based in Essen (Germany), is the holding company of eight German companies. In October 2018 Auxilium acquired Gehrmeyer Orthopädie- und Rehatechnik based…
SBM Offshore

SBM Offshore

SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry. The company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of floating production solutions for the offshore energy industry. The shares of SBM are listed on Euronext in Amsterdam (market value per end of 2018: approx. € 2.7 billion). Headquarters: Rotterdam, NL Employees (fte) 4.350…
Safilo

Safilo

Safilo Group is a Padua (Italy) based manufacturer and distributor of optical frames and sunglasses. Safilo is listed on the Milan stock exchange (market value per end of 2018: approx. € 0.2 billion). In January 2019, Safilo Group completed a € 150 million rights issue which was fully underwritten by HAL. HAL’s ownership increased from 41.6% to 49.8%. Headquarters: Padua,…
TABS Holland

TABS Holland

Timber and Building Supplies Holland (TABS) is one of the country’s leading suppliers of timber products and building materials used for new construction, renovations and maintenance. The company has 103 outlets. TABS was formed in 2015 following the acuisition of Deli Building Supplies (DBS) by PontMeyer. Headquarters: Zaandam, NL Employees (fte) 1.508 Sales € 720 mln Operating income € 49…
Vopak

Vopak

Koninklijke Vopak is the world’s leading independent tank storage company. Vopak operates 68 terminals in 25 countries with a combined storage capacity of 37.0 million cbm. The shares of Vopak are listed on Euronext in Amsterdam (market value per end of 2018: approx. € 5.1 billion). Headquarters: Rotterdam, NL Employees (fte) 3.663 Sales € 1.255 mln Operating income € 255…