DEX international M&A advised Raak Metals on the sale to Gilde Equity Management

DEX international M&A advised the shareholders of Raak Metals on the sale to Gilde Equity Management “In 2017, we celebrated our 100th anniversary. Since Raak Metals was founded by my great-grandfather Antoon van Raak, we have become a leading metal recycler in the southern part of the Netherlands. We have achieved this position due to our complete service offering and expertise in recycling of ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Our clients consist of corporates, local SMEs and individuals who we serve through one of our three locations.”, says Maarten van Raak, CEO and owner of Raak Metals. “We are delighted that a leading private equity investor such as Gilde supports Raak Metals in its next phase of growth. With Gilde on board we found an experienced partner to become a leading national player in the metal recycling market.” “Gilde is impressed by the rich family history of Raak Metals and its development over the last couple of years. With the opening of a new location in Best in 2014 and the acquisition of Martens Metaal in 2018, Raak Metals has established a firm basis for further national growth. We want to support Raak Metals to become a national leader and have a strong believe in the strategy that has been set out to do so.” says Gerhard Nordemann, managing partner of Gilde Equity Management. About Raak Metals Group Raak Metals Group is a recycler of ferrous and non-ferrous metals with locations in Tilburg, Best and Elst. In 2019, Raak Metals recycled almost 80,000 tons of metal. The company offers a complete service to its clients including container services, recycling advise...