Some of the transactions / clients Maarten is or has been involved in since the inception of Ajes Advisory, include:

  • advisor to the LIVEKINDLY Collective on the acquisition of the Dutch Weed Burger
  • advisor to Royal De Heus on the acquisition of ACP Nutriçao Animal Ltda, based in Goiania, Brazil
  • acting as Corporate M&A Director a.i. for Bosal
  • advising NederlandsMerkgoed on the acquisition of Nomad
  • advising Royal Imtech in evaluating strategic options
  • advising Royal de Heus and the EW Group on the acquisition of Plukon Food Group
  • advising a UK listed company looking to acquire Hulshof (in bankruptcy)
  • Investor looking to acquire a 50% stake in an Italian holiday home rental company
  • Financing opportunities (developing a model) for a start-up of a crematorium
  • Consortium of investors acquiring a horeca / real estate business
  • Acquisition of a tidal energy division on behalf of management
  • Dispute between shareholders in a financial services business
  • Finding equity investors for Dutch and US real estate opportunities

Prior to founding Ajes Advisory, Maarten has been involved in more than 50 transactions totaling a combined transaction value over Euro 100bn. Some transactions include:

  • advising Cloetta on the sale of its Belgian distribution business to Katjes International
  • advising Vandemoortele on the acquisition of the margarine and fats activities of Van Dijk Food Products
  • advising Greencore on the sale of its Dutch chilled convenience business to Parcom
  • advising Egeria on the sale of Ad van Geloven to Lion Capital
  • advising Gilde and AAC Capital on the sale of Drie Mollen to Capvest
  • advising CSM on the sale of its sugar operations to Cosun
  • advising Numico on the acquisition of EAC Nutrition (Dumex)
  • advising Leaf on the sale of their Polish confectionery operations
  • advising IAWS (now Aryzta) on the acquisition of Group Hubert in France
  • advising CSM on the sale of their sugar confectionery business to CVC and Nordic Capital
  • advising Nutreco on the fish farming JV with Stolt Nielsen (Marine Harvest)
  • advising CSM on the sale of Dreidoppel to Ireks
  • advising Radeberger on the acquisition of Brau und Brunnen
  • advising 3i in the acquisition of Refresco
  • advising Brauergilde Hannover in the sale to Interbrew
  • advising CSM in the acquisition of Unilever’s European bakery business
  • advising Numico on its public offer for General Nutrition (GNC)
  • advising Van Melle on its public offer for Klene
  • advising Gist Brocades in the sale of Cosmoferm to Goldschmidt
  • advising Gist Brocades on the sale to DSM
  • advising Autogrill on the acquisition of AC Restaurants
  • advising Nutreco on the acquisition of UT-Delfia
  • advising Van Dijk Delft on the valuation of the company. Eventually the company was sold to the Greenery

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