Investor in the manufacturing and technical sectors
Acquired Majority Control of Business Operations
Haveman Beheer B.V.
Surface treatment provider
Advised on Sale of Company
IMAP advises surface treatment provider Haveman Beheer on its partial sale to i4hi
IMAP is pleased to announce that HavemanBeheer B.V. (“Haveman”), a highly specialized provider of electrolytical and chemical surface treatments, has sold a majority of its shares to i4hi, a hands-on investor active in the Manufacturing and Technical markets.
Established in 1951, Haveman has over seven decades of expertise in the treatments of precious and aluminium metals and has evolved into the market leading provider. It offers a comprehensive range of various distinctive processes (10+), including gilding, silvering, and bronzing.
The company's commitment to excellence, craftsmanship, and innovative solutions has made it the go-to partner for clients from various sectors seeking best-in class quality and profound expertise in surface treatments. Its broad clientele includes, amongst others, large industrial suppliers, a leading global supplier for the sanitary market, and various jewellery companies.
As a strategic partner in the dynamic landscape of manufacturing and technical businesses, i4hi specializes in plastics, chemicals, lighting, and technical trading businesses and is always on the lookout for companies that hold a unique position within their sector or niche. i4hi’s hands-on approach is pragmatic, focusing on analysing and realizing improvement potential within its portfolio companies. Its involvement extends beyond financial support, offering a broader view on strategic potential, additional expertise, and an entrepreneurial spirit focused on realizing results.
This particular transaction process was taken to continue Haveman’s high-growth trajectory through an international buy-and-build strategy, automation, and broadening of its service offerings. With i4hi’s expertise, hands-on approach and valuable experience, Haveman is well-positioned to execute its growth path and realize its full potential value. The transaction was further motivated by i4hi's confidence in Haveman's proposition and market position, seeing potential for further international expansion under the current shareholder’s leadership, aligned with i4hi's vision of combining financial investment with active support and leveraging shared challenges and expertise in production-focused activities.
Leveraging its track-record in the Industrials market, bringing knowledge of the most recent trends and developments in the sector and a strong understanding of the fundamentals and characteristics of the industry, IMAP Netherlands exclusively advised the shareholder of Haveman. The team, comprising Balthazar den Breems, Casper Sikkema, Thomas Verhoeckx, and Lloyd Schimmersupported Haveman throughout the transaction process, preparing, finding the best possible partner, negotiating, structuring the best deal, and successfully closing the transaction.
During the process of finding the right partner, IMAP Netherlands delivered an excellent service and skillful execution of the deal, demonstrating a deep level of personal commitment and smooth communication. From the first moment onwards, the IMAP deal team was hands-on, flexible, and showed a great deal of personnel touch. Thanks to the team, it was a successful and pleasant collaboration.”