Adviser to Royal Sens on the sale to Quadrum Capital

Adviser to Royal Sens on the sale to Quadrum Capital
Thursday November 7th, 2019 Alexander van Rossum

Fortaleza Capital exclusive corporate finance adviser to Royal Sens on the sale to Quadrum Capital

Fortaleza Capital is pleased to announce it acted as exclusive corporate finance adviser to the shareholders of Royal Sens on the sale of the company to Quadrum Capital.

About Royal Sens: Royal Sens, established in 1896, is a leading producer of high-quality labels for the food and non-food packaging industry. From its two production locations in the Netherlands and offices in Germany and England, Royal Sens serves renowned national and international customers. With a continuous focus on flexibility, quality and sustainability, Royal Sens is able to deliver high quality for even the most complex applications and forms a reliable, valuable partner for its customers.

Royal Sens has 200 employees, a turnover of more than €40 million and produces more than 8 billion labels annually from both plastic and paper.

Jan Geitenbeek, CEO of Royal Sens: “We have experienced strong growth in recent years and have ambitious investment plans to continue this growth. The choice to sell Royal Sens to Quadrum Capital fits in seamlessly with this. Quadrum Capital shares our long-term vision and brings with it knowledge and financial strength. As companies, we also share the same core values, with “entrepreneurship, craftsmanship, reliability and quality”. This provides us with the ideal ingredients to further expand Royal Sens’s strong position.”

About Quadrum Capital: Quadrum Capital is a nationally operating investment company with offices in central and eastern Netherlands. Quadrum Capital has a strong entrepreneurial mentality and a broad portfolio of investments in various sectors. The packaging industry is one of the key sectors on which Quadrum Capital focuses.

Under the umbrella of Quadrum Capital, Royal Sens will accelerate the implementation of its innovative investment program in the context of its international growth ambitions. The current Royal Sens management team, under the leadership of CEO Jan Geitenbeek, remains responsible for day-to-day operations, Both production sites in Rotterdam and Enschede, along with the sales offices in England and Germany, will continue to exist in the current form at the same locations.

The press release can be found here (English) and here (Dutch).

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 more than 90 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.

More information on Fortaleza Capital and our track record can be found at www.fortalezacapital.nl.