Activum Capital is proud to announce the purchase of the Dutch Equipment Leasing portfolio from GE Capital, the financing arm of General Electric Co. This portfolio will be held and managed by Activum Capital Fund I BV. The fund is a joint-venture between Activum and the Hiltermann Lease Groep.
Casper J. Barendse, partner at Activum: “This acquisition fits perfectly into our strategy of expanding our footprint in the Benelux leasing market.
“The combined expertise of Hiltermann and Activum proved to be a winning team in order to have this transaction concluded in a swift manner” adds Michel Akerboom, MD of Hiltermann Lease Groep.
"Activum provides superior advice and execution in the Dutch leasing market. By doing this acquisition, Activum has become the #1 Benelux leasing brokerage. Acquiring our own assets through specialized funds enables us to broaden our scope and provide more liquidity to our SME clientele."concludes Duncan Dirkzwager, partner at Activum.
CMS (legal) and Mazars (tax) acted as advisors for Activum. Köster Advocaten acted as advisor for Hiltermann. Allen & Overy acted as advisor for GE Capital.