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Vortex sells CarsOnTheWeb to US-based trade buyer

Vortex, together with ABN Amro Participaties and a number of individual shareholders, have reached a definitive agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares of CarsOnTheWeb (COTW) by KAR Auction Services, Inc. (KAR). The potential transaction is valued at approximately 91 million euros in cash and up to an additional 65 million euros over … Read more

Cybersprint raises €2m in series A funding

Dutch cyber security company Cybersprint has raised € 2M in a Series A Funding round. The financing is provided by lead-investor Vortex Capital Partners, returning investor InnovationQuarter, and KPN Ventures. Cybersprint will invest the funds to keep developing its product portfolio and team, and continue its expansion throughout Europe. Cybersprint is growing rapidly and has … Read more

Two add-on acquisitions by Tritel-Fieber

Portfolio company Tritel-Fieber has acquired two telecom & IT service providers: Datel Access and Penzias. The acquisition of these companies fits in the buy&build strategy of Tritel-Fieber, in which it incorporates existing customers bases and services them from one efficient backbone. Datel Access is a telecom service provider based in Bussum with a diverse SME … Read more

Buy-out of Solvari by Vortex Capital Partners

Solvari aspires to become the leading marketplace in the Benelux for (sustainable) home improvement projects with a new investor on board.  Solvari helps consumers in finding and comparing professional service companies using Solvari’s online marketplaces solvari.nl and solvari.be. The service professionals linked to Solvari vary from specialists in solar panels and wall insulation to climate … Read more

Mail to Pay secures investment from Vortex Capital Partners

Mail to Pay, an innovative supplier of credit management software has secured an investment from Vortex Capital Partners to further fuel its rapid growth. Within the next five years, Mail to Pay aims to hold a dominant position in Northwest Europe in the delivery of debtor process automation software. With the investment, Vortex Capital Partners acquires a … Read more

Merger of Tritel and Fieber, supported by Vortex Buy-out Fund

The merger of telecom & IT service providers Tritel and Fieber creates a leading B2B service provider in The Netherlands. Tritel and Fieber are telecom & IT service providers who deliver voice-over-IP (VoIP), internet access, mobile telecom and IT products to a wide range of Dutch SMEs. Thanks to their customer-centric focus and strong product … Read more

Vortex-backed COTW acquires GW Liste

As of February 7, CarsOnTheWeb acquires GWLISTE.DE, the German network for the car trade. This takeover fits in with CarsOnTheWeb’s growth strategy. New strong strategy CarsOnTheWeb has a clear and very ambitious plan to sell more than 100,000 vehicles in the coming years. Johan Meyssen, CEO of CarsOnTheWeb, says: “Last year, we developed a new strategy … Read more

Vortex Buy-out Fund II – final closing

Vortex Capital Partners (“VCP”) is pleased to announce the final closing of its Growth Stage Buy-out Fund II (the “Fund”). The fund size is EUR 35 million, which is sourced from entrepreneurs, family offices and institutional investors, including the European Investment Fund. The Fund is focused on buy-outs and growth investments in small to medium … Read more

Growth investment PrivacyPerfect

PrivacyPerfect, a leading European GDPR compliance software vendor, raises capital from Vortex Capital Partners to further fuel international expansion of its business, facilitating European businesses to be able to comply with the GDPR in time. The company, founded in 2013 in the Netherlands, embraces a world in which governments, organisations and companies process personal data … Read more

Vortex Buyouts II fund – initial closing

Vortex Capital Partners (“VCP”) is pleased to announce the initial closing of its Growth Stage Buy-out Fund II (the “Fund”). The target fund size is EUR 35 million, this is sourced from entrepreneurs, family offices and institutional investors. The Fund is focused on buy-outs and growth investments in small to medium sized innovative companies in … Read more

Moving offices

Vortex Capital Partners has moved offices to the newly opened Spaces The Cloud building to accommodate its growing team. This new office building is situated near Amstel station and hosts a multitude of tenants, amongst which Uber, Ebay and Amazon.   New office address: Mr. Treublaan 7 1097DP Amsterdam

Team expansion

Vortex Capital Partners is delighted to announce that Matti van der Gronde and Erik Jan van Lubek have joined the VCP team as Investment Associates. They will be involved in assessing investment opportunities, valuation and due diligence processes and providing support to portfolio companies. Matti van der Gronde was previously employed at Roland Berger Strategy … Read more

Vortex Capital Partners leads CarsOnTheWeb buy-out

Vortex Capital Partners and ABN AMRO Participaties have acquired a majority stake in CarsOnTheWeb, the online auction site for used cars. The participation is part of the new growth strategy and objective of CarsOnTheWeb to exceed the threshold of 100,000 vehicles sold. CarsOnTheWeb (COTW) is an online car auction platform for car traders. The company … Read more

Growth investment Studytube

Growth investment Studytube is een feit. Studytube haalt EUR 2 miljoen groeikapitaal op bij Vortex Capital Partners en HenQ De laatste jaren hebben we een sterke ontwikkeling doorgemaakt. Wat begon als de makkelijkste manier voor rechtenstudenten om tentamens te halen, is inmiddels een Medewerker Ontwikkelingsplatform gericht op de totale ontwikkeling van medewerkers in het bedrijfsleven. … Read more