DEX international M&A advised Blokland Cold Stores on the sale to Van Rooi Group

DEX international M&A advised the shareholders of Blokland Cold Stores on the sale to Van Rooi Group

Blokland Cold Stores, a fourth generation family company, has been sold to Van Rooi Group.

Blokland Cold Stores is a full-service cold storage facility specialized in meat, juices and, increasingly, dairy and vegetables. Blokland is located in Cuijk, the Netherlands. In 2013, at the 100 year anniversary of the company, Blokland Cold Stores was granted the predicate of royal warrant holder by the King of The Netherlands. Owner Jan Blokland and his cousin and co-owner, Peter Blokland, have sold the company to Van Rooi Group. Peter Blokland will continue to stay on as managing director.

About Blokland Cold Stores

Blokland has a cold storage capacity of 100,000m3 (22,500 pallet positions) and offers a wide range of additional services such as packing, order picking, blast freezing and defreezing. The company is fully certified and a proud member of Nekovri (Dutch cold storage association). Blokland is licensed for export to major international markets and one of only four Dutch cold stores licensed to export meat to China.

About Van Rooi Group

Van Rooi Group is a family business that has a long history in pig farming and meat processing. The Van Rooi Group now consists of livestock trade in Lieshout, a slaughterhouse, production location and cold store in Helmond, a production location in Someren and several locations abroad. The group has an annual turnover of more than €500 million.

DEX international M&A acted as exclusive M&A advisor to the shareholders of Blokland Cold Stores.