Oud-Beijerland, 16 November 2018 – The PACOMBI GROUP has announced today that agreement regarding its acquisition of Broekhof Verpakkingen b.v. has been reached. The acquisition will now be formally put before the ACM (Authority for Consumers & Markets) for approval.
With 780 employees (480 PACOMBI and 300 Broekhof) the combination of the PACOMBI GROUP and Broekhof achieves annual revenue of around € 350 million in various markets including horticulture, retail, food service, industry and agriculture.
Jan Paardekooper (owner of the PACOMBI GROUP): “The acquisition of Broekhof is a good milestone for our company. It means we can further improve our specialist and innovative offering to customers in the ornamental horticulture sector. Besides that, Broekhof’s activities outside the Netherlands match with our international ambitions. So I would like to wish all the Broekhof employees a warm welcome to our Group.”
Arjan Broekhof (owner and General Manager of Broekhof Verpakkingen b.v.): “We are extremely happy with this transaction and have every confidence that the cooperation within this renowned family business will be both successful and pleasurable. Our customers can count on an unchanged continuation of our supply and service. Our mission will also remain the same: ‘to add value in packaging and decorative materials for the ornamental horticulture sector in an innovative and reliable way”.
Broekhof has branches in the Netherlands (Aalsmeer, Honselersdijk, Noordwijkerhout and Rijnsburg), Kenya (Nairobi), Colombia (Rionegro), the USA (Miami) and Vietnam (Ho Chi Minh City).
The PACOMBI GROUP is one of Europe’s largest independent distributors of packaging, disposables, re-usables, durables and business requisites. Within the PACOMBI GROUP several renowned packaging companies, each with its own specialism, have clustered their strengths. These companies are Paardekooper Verpakkingen B.V., Van der Windt Verpakking BV and Depa Disposables B.V.
Jurgen van Krevel (CEO PACOMBI GROUP)
Arjan Broekhof (General Manager Broekhof Verpakkingen b.v.)
T: +31 (0)6-53294879
Jan van den Bos (General Manager Agri & Horti Division PACOMBI GROUP)
T: +31 (0)6-51092330