KeBeK Private Equity has acquired a majority stake in BBC Bouwmanagement, based in Etten-Leur (the Netherlands). Founder Walther Coppens stays on board with a minority stake and will, together with KeBeK, support the management team in realizing the future growth plans.
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BBC Bouwmanagement is active in project management, quality management and site monitoring for large developers and investors in the Dutch real estate market. The company assists its clients from the preparatory phases of a building project till the final completion and handover. BBC Bouwmanagement focuses on large projects such as office buildings, hospitals, universities and shopping centers. Furthermore, the company is also active in the earthquake area in Groningen, focusing on damage inspections and advice on structural reinforcement projects of buildings. The company employs over 100 people and has offices in Etten-Leur, Groningen and Arnhem. The turnover of the company is in excess of € 10 million.
Under the leadership of Walther and Marianne Coppens, the company has grown over the recent years into one of the leading players in the construction management industry in the Netherlands. Earlier this year, the shareholders have transferred their operational activities to the experienced management team under the leadership of Ronald Zilver.
KeBeK will support the management team in its further growth plans, which include the further expansion of the services offered and the opening of one or more additional offices. BBC Bouwmanagement is the fourth investment of KeBeK III, which has previously acquired a controlling interest in Asbest Partners, Dekabo, and more recently, Borek.
KeBeK is an independent Belgian private equity fund, that invests in solid, medium-sized companies with a demonstrable potential for further value enhancement. KeBeK actively supports the management teams of its portfolio companies with the implementation of a jointly defined corporate strategy. KeBeK generally acquires controlling stakes, without, however, interfering with the daily operations. KeBeK generally acquires controlling stakes, without, however, interfering with the daily operations. The fund is managed by 4 partners, who have been working together for many years and who have a proven track record in the private equity industry. KeBeK’s capital is provided by renowned institutional investors, family offices, and successful entrepreneurs.