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Company profile

As one of Europe’s top five wall covering producers, Grandeco produces mainly high-quality vinyl wallpaper, sold both under its own brands (including Ideco and Grantil) and under private label. The enterprise is well known for the quality of its products and services, its state-of-the-art machinery and its experienced management team with a strongly innovative focus. Grandeco, a spin-out of the Balta Group, has production facilities in Belgium and France and a distribution centre in the United Kingdom. Together with Gimv, Grandeco is looking to expand in the high value segment of the wallpaper market. A particular target here is the further penetration of the Eastern European market.

Read more about Grandeco and our partnership in Gimv Insights, October 2017

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Tom Van de Voorde, Managing Partner - Head Smart Industries

Tom Van de Voorde reinforced the Gimv-team in 2007, first in Buyouts & Growth Belgium, where he realized several management buyouts and investments in growth companies and consequently within Smart Industries Platform. He gained valuable experience in investment banking at Bank Degroof, where he worked as Vice President Investment Banking & Private Equity and Advisory at NIBC in Brussels as head of M & A.

He is a member of the board of directors of Mega, Summa, Grandeco, Luciad and Impression International and realized following exits since 2014: Trustteam, Xeikon, Hecht and Vandemoortele.

Tom Van de Voorde holds a Master’s degree in Commercial Engineering from the University of Leuven (KU Leuven) and a fulltime MBA from the University of Chicago (Booth).

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+32 3 290 21 17

Karel Oomsstraat 37
2018 Antwerpen

Belgium

Tom Van de Voorde