Virto Group from Spain acquired Oerlemans Foods Group, a well-known Dutch producer of frozen vegetables and fruits, from H2 Equity Partners and Management in October 2018.
With this acquisition Virto further strengthens its position in the growing international market for freshly frozen vegetables and fruit. Joining forces with Oerlemans provides significant synergies in a number of areas and allows Virto to meet increasing customer demand. The acquisition will create a global player with 400+ million euros sales and a footprint in the 4 main European harvest areas - Spain, France, Benelux/Germany and Poland.
A team from Tauw Spain and Tauw Netherlands provided dedicated environmental due diligence services, efficiently focused on potential risk areas in Oerlemans main plant in the Netherlands. As a leading environmental due diligence provider in the Food Industry, Tauw is proud to have contributed to this successful transaction.