DEX international M&A advised Hunkemöller on the acquisition of 61 Dutch stores

Hunkemöller International, one of the leading lingerie and ladies underwear brands in Europe, announced to acquire 61 retail outlets from 12 franchisees in Holland. Owned by the Carlyle Group since 2016, Hunkemöller runs an omni-channel operation, which contains own-operated stores, shop-in-shops, e-commerce and international franchise units. The company has 4,000 employees and operations in 23 countries. DEX international M&A acted as financial advisor to Hunkemöller International BV. www.businessinsider.nl; Lingerieketen Hunkemöller wil snel groeien en daarbij zitten franchisenemers in de weg. Daarom wil het bedrijf alle franchisewinkels in Nederland overnemen, meldt het Financieele Dagblad. Het is vrij uitzonderlijk dat een winkelketen zijn eigen franchisewinkels opkoopt. Hunkemöller wil het aantal winkels binnen vijf jaar verdubbelen tot 1600 en denkt sneller te kunnen uitbreiden als het helemaal zelf aan de knoppen zit, zegt financiële topman Ron Hemmer in het FD: “Er komen steeds meer productgroepen, meer productvarianten, grotere winkels en de investeringen nemen toe. We hebben vastgesteld dat in deze nieuwe retail franchise lastig is. Daar zit complexiteit in en dat zal alleen maar meer worden.”...

DEX international M&A advised Cire Facility Group on the acquisition of TCW Groep.

Cire Facility Group has acquired TCW Groep based in Utrecht. TCW Groep is a full-service supplier of non-food products to hotels, restaurants and bars. Cire Facility Group participates in a leading group of Dutch and Belgian facility service providers.. All the companies in the portfolio have distinctive capacities that add value to their clients’ primary processes through hospitality and experience concepts. The company, with  €140 million turnover, is owned by entrepreneurs Eric Wentink and Henk den Hollander. DEX international M&A acted as financial advisor to Cire Facility Group....

DEX international M&A strengthens its team

Mark Klein Haneveld and Floris de Klerk appointed as new consultants. DEX international continues its growth path with the addition of Mark Klein Haneveld and Floris de Klerk to its team. Mark studied Finance (Master, CFA track) at Tilburg University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Floris has an MSc in Management from Nyenrode Business University. He has a broad experience in the international sailing industry (yacht management, racing and brokerage).   Mark Klein Haneveld Floris de...