Waterland is an independent private equity investment group
Waterland is an independent private equity investment group that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and committed industry expertise, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to achieve accelerated growth both organically and through acquisitions.
Waterland acts as an active shareholder in its portfolio companies, playing a key role in their strategic and operational development, growth and performance. With its experienced, entrepreneurial investment team, Waterland aims to help ambitious entrepreneurs obtain a strong market position in today’s increasingly competitive business environment. To date, Waterland has made investments in over 850 companies.
Waterland Private Equity Investments B.V. is registered as a fund manager in the register maintained by the Dutch regulator, the AFM (Autoriteit Financiële Markten).
Childcare organisation Partou in socially-responsible Dutch ownership
Partou, the largest provider of high-quality childcare in the Netherlands, has chosen a Dutch socially-responsible investment fund as its new owner in this phase of its existence. The current minority shareholder Waterland has set up a dedicated, sustainability-focused fund for this purpose. This commits them to Partou for the longer term. The shares held by the Canadian co-owner Onex will also be transferred to this new fund, and as a result, Partou will be fully Dutch owned. In recent years, Partou has developed into a high-quality childcare organisation, that is valued and rated as above[...]
Buy-&-build in the commerce content sector: Waterland establishes growth partnership with LionsHome
Investment group Waterland Private Equity (“Waterland”) partners with LionsHome GmbH. The company operates one of Europe’s leading product comparison platforms in the home & living vertical with web portals across 10 countries. Together with founders Michael Röcker (CEO) and Christoph Königer (CTO), Waterland plans to develop the company into a broadly positioned commerce content group via a buy-&-build strategy. Both founders re-invested significantly as part of this transaction. Further financial details will not be disclosed. LionsHome GmbH was founded in 2014 in Berlin and is[...]
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