Fortaleza Capital acted as exclusive corporate finance adviser in the acquisition of Algemene Verpakkings Industrie (AVI Volendam) by ACE Partners.
About AVI Volendam: AVI Volendam, founded in 1960, produces and supplies semi-finished flexible packaging products including plastic film for wrapping and packaging machines and end packaging. The company delivers custom-made products ‒ printed and non-printed ‒ according to customer requirements in terms of packaging size, colour, composition and product characteristics. With its flexible production facilities and 40 employees, AVI Volendam produces in four distinct product groups: Tubes, Films, Sheets and Bags. Most products are made from polyethylene (PE), however, production from biodegradable PE is also offered. Product applications include: food (bread, fish, meat, fruit, vegetables), industrial applications, agricultural/horticultural applications, rubble bags, waste bags and chair, furniture and clothing covers. Customers are located in The Netherlands, Belgium and Germany.
About ACE Partners: ACE Partners is a hands-on investor that offers operational solutions to medium-sized companies that are active in industry, trade, technical service provision or transportation and logistics.
About Fortaleza Capital: Fortaleza Capital is an independent corporate finance advisory firm focused on three sectors: Packaging & Paper/Board; Recycling, Waste Management & Energy; and Services, Media & Technology. In these sectors, we have built a solid track record and have developed an intricate and ever-growing network of senior executives and industry experts, allowing us to realise added value for our clients.
We are truly Packaging & Paper/Board sector specialists and our team members have a collective track record of close to 50 years in this industry. Our extensive experience in managing complex transaction settings allows us to assess assignments in the Packaging & Paper/Board sector in a strategic and practical context. We understand the opportunities and challenges that reign throughout the value chain and have an unparalleled network in the Dutch packaging market.