Competition authorities give go-ahead for investment in management buyout of Dutch BMC Group

02-03-2007 07:30

GIMV announces that its investment in BMC Group (www.bmcgroep.nl) has been approved by the Dutch anti-trust authorities. BMC Group is the Dutch market leader in professional services like change management, interim management, policy advice, consultancy and executive search for the public sector (government and non-profit organizations).
The company was established in 1986 and centralizes 4 different companies: BMC, TMOP, XOPP and PublicSpirit. In 2006 the group realised a turnover of just over 100 million euro (86 million euro in 2006). With this investment Halder is acquiring a 30% stake. The management and the employees retain the remaining shares. No financial details will be published on the transaction.

For more information, please contact:
Mr. Frank De Leenheer - Investor Relations Manager GIMV
Tel: +32 3 290 22 18 - E-mail: frankdl@gimv.be
Mr. Sander van Vreumingen – Investment Advisor Halder Invest
Tel: +31 70 36 18 623 – E-mail: vreumingen@halder.nl

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