Gelders Have Groep

Eyes on value-creating capacity and financial requirements

Gelders Have Groep is the largest franchisee of the Albert Heijn supermarket chain in the Netherlands. Over the past years the group has made the blue AH logo increasingly prominent in the east of the Netherlands.

Over the coming years Gelders Have Groep expects to continue growing explosively. Among other things Zanders analyzed the value-creating capacity of the individual stores for the purpose of a multi-year acquisition program. Zanders also helped the

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Financial injection

VUmc can finance ambitious plans despite difficult market

The VU University Medical Center (VUmc) has an ambitious investment agenda. Despite the difficult market, the hospital concluded an excellent financing deal with a bank consortium.

Zanders supported the VUmc in finding the right financing and assisted the hospital in its negotiations.

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High voltage financing

Successful TenneT Bond issue

Dutch electricity grid administrator TenneT ventured into the capital markets in February 2010 to finance its acquisition of German grid operator Transpower and further investments in the energy infrastructure.

TenneT needed EUR 1.5 billion. With enormous interest among investors, subscriptions totaled EUR 11 billion within just 25 minutes. Zanders supervised this highly successful bond issue.

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SAP Treasury at IFF

Tasteful implementation

“The people who work for IFF are dedicated to taste – they spend their day at work creating, say, a new flavor of soda or dessert,” says Eric Vastenhoud.

Zanders  supported IFF in the centralization and optimization of treasury processes and the implementation of SAP Treasury.

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Treasury is a value center at Ingram Micro

We hedge just about everything

Towards the end of 2007 Ingram Micro was confronted by the departure of its European treasury controller.

The timing could hardly have been worse, just before the end-of-year accounting period. Laurens Tijdhof, a partner at Zanders, received a phone call asking whether an interim consultant was available quickly who could not only help with closing the books, but could also input some extras in the field of best market practices.

Consultant Jaco Boere fitted the profile and is still fulfilling the role.

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