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AvH

Start cooperation Nicolaas van Haaren and Hendrik Willem Ackermans

1964

AvH

Foundation of Forasol (exit 1996)

1974

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

Merger AvH - Société Générale de Dragage: foundation of Dredging International

1984

AvH

Initial public offering

1988

AvH

First diversification in brewery sector (Alken-Maes) (exit 1992)

1989

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

Acquisition of A.A. Van Laere

1991

AvH

Participation in Creyf's (exit 2005)

 

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

Foundation of DEME (acquisition Decloedt)

1992

Private Banking

Start of financial services through acquisition of Delen

1994

AvH

Acquisition of Société Nationale d'Investissement (SNI/NIM) (privatisation)

 

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

Acquisition of SNTC/NMP (via SNI)

1994

Private Banking

Acquisition of Banque de Schaetzen (Liège)

 

Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

Start of real estate activities through acquisition of Leasinvest (via SNI)

1994

Development Capital

Start development capital through acquisition of Sofinim (with participations in a.o. Illochroma/Illospaer (exit 2006), Coditel (exit 2003), Sidinvest (exit 2001), SES (exit 2008), Henschel, Axe Investments, IDIM (exit 2009), Synvest/Corelio), Ad'Arma (exit 2006), BIAC (exit 2004) (via SNI)

1995

Private Banking

Acquisition of Goffin Lannoy (Brussels)

   

Development Capital

Participations in Aviapartner (exit 2005), Unisel/SNF (exit 2006)

1996

AvH

Acquisition of Brinvest

 

Private Banking

Acquisition of De Ferm and Europabank (through Brinvest) (exit 1998)

1996

Development Capital

Telenet

Acquisition of share of Fortis Private Equity in Sofinim

Participations in Atenor Group, Mercapital

1997

Energy & Resources

Participation in the plantation group Sipef

1998

Private Banking

Acquisition of Bank J.Van Breda & C° through foundation of Finaxis holding

 

Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

Public take-over bid of Leasinvest on Extensa

1998

Development Capital

Participations in Cindu International (exit 2010), Hertel Holding, Lamitref Industries, Ch. Le Jeune Ltd. (exit 2003)

1999

AvH

Public take-over bid and merger with Belcofi

 

Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

IPO Leasinvest Real Estate (REIT)

1999

Development Capital

Participations in Corn. Van Loocke (exit 2007), Egemin International, Net Fund Europe, Tibotec-Virco (exit 2002), Webdiggers (exit 2001)

2000

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

Increase of participation of AvH in DEME from 38% to 48.5%

2000

Private Banking

Acquisition Haveaux and BDM/ASCO

 

Development Capital

Participations in Advalvas Group (exit 2004), Alural Belgium (exit 2012), Arcomet Beheer (exit 2008), Medisearch International (exit 2003)

2001

Development Capital

Participations in Cyril Finance (exit 2005), Oleon Holding (exit 2008), Valkieser Communications / United Broadcast Facilities (later Euro Media Group)

2002

AvH

Public offer on GB-Inno-B

 

Development Capital

Participations in NMC and in Quick Restaurants (through GIB) (exit 2006)

2004

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

AvH increases participation in DEME to 50%

 

Private Banking

AvH increases participation in Finaxis to 75%

Acquisition of Banque BI&A

2005

AvH

AvH sells its participation in Solvus to USG

 

Private Banking

Bank J.Van Breda sells Leasing J.Van Breda & C°

2005

Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

Operational split between Extensa and Leasinvest Real Estate

 

Development Capital 

Participation in Groupe Flo (through GIB)

2006

Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

Participation in Cobelguard (exit 2011)

2006

Development Capital

Participations in Trasys (through GIB), Turbo's Hoet Groep, Oleon Biodiesel (exit 2008)

2007

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

Foundation Rent-A-Port

 

Private Banking

Acquisition Capital & Finance leads to merger Bank Delen - Capfi

2007

Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

Participation in Financière Duval

 

Development Capital

Participations in Manuchar, Distriplus, Spanogroup (exit 2013), I.R.I.S. (exit 2009)

2008

AvH

Participation in Rombouts Coffee

 

Energy & Resources 

Participation in the listed Indian group Sagar Cements

2009

Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

First senior care home for Anima Care

2009

Energy & Resources

Creation of the fifth segment "Energy and materials"

Participations in Oriental Quarries & Mines and in in Alcofina (exit 2011)

Foundation of Max Green (with Electrabel)

2010

Marine Engineering & Infrastructure

 Foundation Rent-A-Port Energy

 

 Real Estate, Leisure & Senior Care

 Co-control Holding Groupe Duval

2010

Energy & Resources

RSPO certification for Sipef

2011

AvH

Listing of AvH options on NYSE Liffe

 

Private Banking

Acquisition ABK by Bank J.Van Breda & Co

Acquisition JM Finn by Delen Investments 

2013

AvH

Participation in CFE

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