Ackermans & van Haaren acquires 20% of OMP

OMP has confirmed that Ackermans & van Haaren have acquired 20% of the shares in the company. The business will continue under the leadership of CEO, Anita Van Looveren. The board of directors will continue to be chaired by Georges Schepens and will be strengthened by two representatives of AvH, subject to shareholders’ approval.

Last year, OMP achieved a turnover of €89m and a net result of €14m.

The transaction, which is subject to customary conditions precedent, is expected to be closed around year-end. No further transaction details will be disclosed until after closing.

Jan Suykens, CEO of AvH, comments, “Through our investment in OMP, we become a strategic investor in one of the leading SCP cloud companies worldwide. We have the utmost respect for founder and chairman Georges Schepens, CEO Anita Van Looveren and their team and the way they have built their company and especially their company culture. OMP and AvH share many common values. We believe SCP cloud solutions are a structural growth theme, and OMP is ideally positioned to further strengthen its global market position. The investment in OMP is a good example of what AvH is looking for in building entrepreneurial growth.”

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