Van Lanschot Participaties has reached agreement to acquire a minority stake in TechAccess (www.techaccess.nl), headquartered in Son en Breugel. The transaction is subject to approval of the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM).
TechAccess is a value added IT-distributor of hard- and software with an exclusive focus on Networking, Wireless, Security and Storage/Servers. TechAccess offers an integrated solution comprising a broad brand independent product range complemented with a.o. presales support, consultancy and training. TechAccess' customers are solely resellers and service providers. As a value-added IT-distributor, TechAccess always aims to offer the newest technologies and products.
Since its incorporation in 2007, TechAccess has shown strong and impressive growth figures. The company realized a turnover of over 40 million in 2013. With the accession of Van Lanschot Participaties as shareholder, TechAccess has found a partner that will support the growth strategy of the company.
Berry van Waaijenburg, CEO of TechAccess: "We are very pleased with this transaction. It allows us to grow further at a faster pace. Also, the transaction confirms the solid position of TechAccess and it offers continuity to our customers, suppliers and of course our employees. As we already indicate in our marketing campaigns: 'a winning team'."
Joost Bakhuizen, Managing Director of Kempen Investments: "Since its incorporation in 2007, TechAccess has shown strong growth and has established a leading position in its focus segments. We have great confidence in the management team. Furthermore, we are looking forward to enter into, together with all employees, the next phase of business growth."
Profile Van Lanschot Participaties
Van Lanschot Participaties is the private equity company of Van Lanschot Bankiers. Van Lanschot Participaties provides customized equity solutions to stable Dutch firms led by a successful and ambitious management team. The investment strategy is to invest in companies with a proven business model, strong positions in its respective markets and convincing profitability prospects.
Van Lanschot Participaties has a focus on minority shareholdings (20-50%) and has a long term investment horizon, allowing the portfolio companies to realize their (growth) strategies. Van Lanschot Participaties is managed by Kempen Investments, a member of the Van Lanschot Group.
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