Amsterdam – CFI Netherlands is pleased to announce it acted as the exclusive corporate finance advisor to the shareholders of Careflex Zorg Groep (‘Careflex’ or the ‘Company’) in the sale to Bolster Investment Partners.
With close to 400 employees, Careflex is the largest independent external healthcare provider for complex care with a proven and distinct Business Process Outsourcing (‘BPO’) proposition in the Benelux. The Company provides healthcare professionals to clients in e.g. the mental care, disabled care and juvenile care segments. These professionals provide care under the direction and supervision of Careflex. In addition to being a healthcare provider Careflex also provides specialised secondment of high-end healthcare professionals.
Bolster Investment Partners is a long term investor who invests in extraordinary Dutch companies with a sharp focus and a proven business model. Bolster’s mission is to create true sustainable value for its companies and its investors, through knowledge, resources and network. The team has a proven track record; it has successfully cooperated with more than 100 companies since 1982. Portfolio investments include companies such as Adomex, OGD ict-diensten en Tecnotion.
Mr Hans Dons & Nardo Veldhuijzen (CEO’s and co-shareholders of Careflex) commented on CFI’s role in the transaction: “We hired CFI because of its excellent track record in fulfilling the specific wishes of each and every client, whilst successfully executing middle market BPO transactions. They did a great job finding the best investor for Careflex to partner with for the next period of growth. We are excited to become part of the Bolster family and believe there is a strong cultural fit with our organisation.”
Mr Mark van Rijn (Partner Bolster Investment Partners) stated: “We are extremely pleased with this transaction and look forward to supporting Careflex’ continuing growth, focusing on excellent care for patients, providing care institutions with the best possible support, and on creating an attractive work environment for its professionals.”
CFI Netherlands initiated discussions and negotiations in a process that ultimately resulted in a successful transaction with Bolster Investment Partners. The transaction was closed on 23 November 2018.
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