Have a unique competitive position, through:

Unique product or service
Patent or brand
Market leading position

Growth potential, through i.a.:

New markets

Strong underlying trends, such as:

Ageing population


Ramphastos Investments is the investment company of Marcel Boekhoorn, a well known Dutch private equity investor and entrepreneur, which currently holds (primarily majority) interests in over 30 companies in various sectors.

By creating market leaders, Mr. Boekhoorn and his team frequently attract buyers for their businesses, realizing three digit IRR’s or more. Examples of successful exits are Bakker Bart, the largest chain of Bakery stores in The Netherlands, sold to German stock listed company Kamps AG, Cocachoc (chocolate and biscuits, sold to Suchard, Kraft Foods), Novaxess (telephony and dsl provider, sold to Easynet, part of the BSkyB Group), Telfort (mobile network operator, sold to Dutch stock listed incumbent Royal KPN) and Motip Dupli (European market leader in spray paints for the automotive and DIY markets, sold to UK based Intermediate Capital Group and management).

In addition to many private equity successes, Mr. Boekhoorn and his team have also realized a strong track record in venture capital and entrepreneurial investments, having successfully started several greenfield businesses.



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