28 December 2017

Ladder manufacturer goes public

Just a few days before the stricter reverse listing rules are set to come into force, Brabant-based scaffolding and ladder manufacturer Alumexx is set to become publicly held by acquiring the ‘empty’ listed company Phelix.

Steiger- en ladderfabrikant Alumexx naar Amsterdamse beurs
14 November 2017

Investment fund goes public

South-African investment fund Reinet Investments makes its debut on the Amsterdam exchange. With this new listing, Reinet hopes to gain access to a new group of European investors.

Investeringsfonds Reinet Investments beursgenoteerd op Beursplein 5
26 July 2017

Guest parent agency to fair

Gastvrij Nederland, the Netherlands’ tenth largest host parenting agency, will be listed on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange. The going public will take place through a so-called reverse listing, with Gastvrij Nederland taking over the listing from the empty Lavide stock fund.

Update: Gastvrij Nederland was delisted again during 2018 following disagreements with parent company Lavide, after which the listing has returned to holding company Lavide, as far as is known.

Gastvrij-Nederland, gastouderbureau, krijgt notering op Amsterdamse beurs
18 July 2017

Silent IPO for real estate fund

Nepi Rockcastle, a real estate fund from South Africa, which mainly operates in Central and Eastern Europe, is set for a silent IPO on the Amsterdam exchange. 

Vastgoedfonds Nepi Rockcastle in stilte naar de beurs
12 May 2017

Construction company VolkerWessels returns to the exchange

VolkerWessels, which was also listed between 1990 and 2003, returns to the Amsterdam exchange. The construction company from Rijssen, Twente, employs 16,000 people and mainly operates in the Netherlands, England, Germany and North America.

Update: after a successful takeover bid from Reggeborgh, the investment fund of the Wessels family, VolkerWessels went private again in March 2020.

Bouwbedrijf VolkerWessels keert terug op Amsterdamse beurs
4 April 2017

Tech company VEON goes public

VEON, originally from Russia, becomes listed on the Amsterdam exchange. The international technology company, which employees more than 40,000 people all over the world, goes public in Amsterdam because the head office is located here.

Techbedrijf VEON, oorsprong in Rusland, gaat naar de beurs
31 March 2017

TOM calls it quits

The alternative Dutch derivatives exchange The Order Machine (TOM) is closing. TOM was founded in 2009 by online broker BinckBank and trading firm Optiver, who were dissatisfied with the high trading rates charged by Euronext, but has been forced to close after no new owner could be found. 

Alternatieve Nederlandse derivatenbeurs The Order Machine (TOM) stopt
15 March 2017

IPO for bioplastics developer

Avantium, a chemical company known for its bioplastics, is launching an IPO on the Amsterdam exchange. Having split off from Shell in 2000, the company was forced to call off its IPO at the last minute in 2007. The second attempt today is successful. 

Chemiebedrijf Avantium, bioplastic, naar Amsterdamse beurs