ACG European Capital Tour to bring together US and European middle market deal community 

Amsterdam: September 10th 2012: On 8 – 10 October 2012, ACG, the premier authority in the US on corporate growth, corporate development and mergers and acquisitions, will host the European Capital Tour in Paris, Amsterdam and Frankfurt. The tour, ACG’s first in Europe, will start conversations between US private equity and dealmakers in the European […]


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Cotesa significantly strengthens its Balance Sheet with investment from HPE

Mittweida, Germany May 31, 2012 HPE, a European growth capital investment firm, today has signed irrevocable agreements with Cotesa GmbH (“Cotesa” or “the Company”) and its shareholders to invest in excess of EUR 20.0m million in the Company in a combination of primary and secondary capital. The transaction, which will significantly strengthen Cotesa’s equity reserves, is subject to several […]


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HPE invests in Hess AG to Support its Continued Drive for Market Leadership

Villingen-Schwenningen, Germany November 3, 2011 Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) has invested EUR 12.5m million in Hess AG (“Hess”) in a combination of primary and secondary capital to become a significant minority shareholder with the remaining ownership held by the Hess family. Supported by HPE’s expertise in accelerating growth and the capital injection, Hess will further increase investments in product […]


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Synova S.A. attracts CHF 20m in growth capital from HPE

Ecublens, Switzerland and Amsterdam, the Netherlands, September 27, 2011. Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) invested substantial primary capital in Synova S.A. (“Synova”) in a capital increase of up to CHF 20 million to become its largest outside shareholder. The expansion capital will allow Synova to further execute its internationalization, sales expansion and fuel further product development […]


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HPE confirms Final Closing Date of its HPE PRO Institutional Fund for June 29, 2011

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, May 30, 2011 – Due to strong interest of investors to join the HPE PRO Institutional Fund, the Final Closing Date of the Fund has been confirmed by the Manager for June 29, 2011. About Holland Private Equity Established in 2008, Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) is a leading European private equity firm, focusing on […]


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Holland Private Equity joins the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (EVCA)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, 1 November, 2010 – The European private equity firm Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) has become a member of the European Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (“EVCA”). HPE Managing Director commented: “Having joined the EVCA, HPE is now fully plugged into the European network of venture capital and private equity professionals, raising its profile of […]


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HPE holds Interim Closing at EUR 77 million and Closes First Investment

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, August 16, 2010 – Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) executed an Interim Closing this summer at EUR 77m (USD 100m). The HPE PRO Institutional Fund has attracted several new international institutional investors and family offices. Earlier this year on January 1, 2010, HPE held its first closing of the HPE PRO Institutional Fund […]


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Holland Private Equity exceeds Fundraising Target with Final Close above EUR 150 million

Amsterdam, July 04, 2011 With large institutional investors from Switzerland, Scandinavia and the USA stepping in during the last few weeks, Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) held its final close on June 29, 2011. In the past 18 months HPE has raised more than EUR 150 million and surpassed its targeted fund size. Since January 2010, HPE is backed […]


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Second ACG Holland Meeting well received

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, June 15, 2010 – ACG Holland, presided by Holland Private Equity Managing Director Hans van Ierland, on June 15 organized its second Luncheon Meeting of 2010. ACG Holland is associated with the ACG USA and is an initiative in cooperation with Holland Private Equity, Holland Corporate Finance, Houthoff Buruma and Van Lanschot […]


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ACG Holland’s first 2010 Lunch Meeting a large success

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 21, 2010 – ACG Holland today held its first of a series of Luncheon Meetings in 2010 at the headquarters of the leading Dutch law firm Houthoff Buruma. ACG Holland is associated with the ACG USA and is an initiative in cooperation with Holland Private Equity, Holland Corporate Finance, Houthoff Buruma and Van Lanschot […]


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HPE holds second Annual General Meeting and Investors approve Audited Fund Accounts

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, April 21, 2010 – Today, Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) has held the second Annual General Meeting (“AGM”) of its fund since inception. The AGM unanimously approved the annual accounts of HPE’s fund vehicles, which were audited by Deloitte and Ernst & Young. About Holland Private Equity Established in 2008, Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) is a […]


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Minister and Mayor open HFC Plaza which hosts HPE’s Offices

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, March 8, 2010 – Exactly 5 weeks after Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) relocated from its office at the WTC in Amsterdam, the minister of Economic Affairs and the mayor of Amsterdam officially opened HFC Plaza, the new centre for start-up businesses which also houses HPE’s new offices. The city of Amsterdam supports […]


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The European Investment Fund commits EUR 25 million to Holland Private Equity

Amsterdam/Luxembourg The European Investment Fund has committed EUR 25 million of European Commission resources into Holland Private Equity (HPE). In the past 12 months HPE has raised more than EUR 100 million, being well on its way to hit the target size of EUR 150 million within the first half year of 2011. Since January […]


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Holland Private Equity moves into new offices at the APG Tower in Amsterdam

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 1, 2010 – The European private equity firm Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) Amsterdam has relocated to brand new offices on the 26th floor in the APG Tower at the Zuidas in Amsterdam. HPE’s offices are part of the Holland Financial Centre Plaza, which brings together a variety of new and innovative investment funds under […]


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Holland Private Equity joins the Dutch Private Equity Association (NvP) as a New Member.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 15, 2010 – The European private equity firm Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) has become a member of the Dutch Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (“NVP”). HPE Managing Director commented: “We are very excited about having been granted the opportunity to join the NVP and, through our membership, will actively contribute […]


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First Closing of HPE Institutional Fund backed by IMQubator, a Fund-of- Fund Initiative of APG

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, January 1, 2010 – Following the re-orientation from a private individual-backed fund to an institutional fund approach, on January 1, 2010, Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) held the institutional First Closing of its HPE PRO Institutional Fund. The institutional First Closing primarily comprised funds of the HPE Partners and from a top-tier Cornerstone […]


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Yvan Morel de Westgaver and Carmen Cordier join HPE as Special Advisors

Amsterdam, The Netherlands, December 4, 2009 – Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) is proud to announce that two outstanding experts of operational excellence have recently decided to join HPE as Special Advisors. This brings the number of Special Advisors associated with HPE to a total of five. Moreover, the additions underline HPE’s commitment to Belgium as a key geography in […]


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Holland Private Equity enters the SenterNovem Groeifaciliteit program.

  Amsterdam/The Hague, The Netherlands, October 29, 2009 – SenterNovem has accepted Holland Private Equity as a participant into the Groeifaciliteit program. SenterNovem is an agency within the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs. The program allows participants to have 50% of their primary capital equity investment guaranteed by the Dutch State for a specific fee. Aim of […]


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Harry Dolman joins HPE as COO and Partner

Amsterdam, The Netherlands / Los Angeles, USA, August 19, 2009 – After working with the Holland Private Equity (“HPE”) team as an investor and later on as Special Advisor for close to one year, Dutch national Harry Dolman has joined the HPE team as Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Dolman has built a career with the […]


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