“Oaklins was the right partner to professionally manage the process. They assembled an experienced team who carefully took into consideration the preferences of a family-owned business. At every step along the way, we enjoyed working together with Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands, who showed great persistence to make this transaction a success.”teven Lubbers, CEO and shareholder of Hollandia
Hollandia, a leading steel construction company in Europe has partnered with Standard Investment, a Dutch private equity firm.
Established in 1928 and headquartered in Krimpen aan den IJssel, the family-owned business is one of the leading steel construction companies in Europe. Through multiple operating companies, Hollandia is active in the design, engineering, project management, construction and maintenance of steel constructions in various end-markets. Hollandia has been responsible for supplying the steel structures of the Maeslantkering and the London Eye, among many other projects.
With this transaction, Standard Investment becomes shareholder of Hollandia Orange, holding company of subsidiaries Hollandia Structures, Hollandia Infra, Hollandia Services, Everest Industrial Montage and Hollandia UK. By partnering with Standard Investment, Hollandia will be able to strengthen Hollandia Orange’s position in the market and to further grow its footprint internationally.
Oaklins’ team in the Netherlands acted as the exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of Hollandia.