NoorderHuys Participaties acquires interest in Vos Silo Logistics

Joure, January 2008 - NoorderHuys Participaties B.V., together with the Greenfield Capital Fund II private equity fund,  has acquired a majority interest in Vos Silo Logistics. Besides NoorderHuys and Greenfield, the management and Mr Wim Vos also participate in Vos Silo Logistics. Until recently, Vos Silo Logistics was a part of the logistical service provider Vos Logistics.

The silo company, located in Oss, employs approximately 200 people. The company is active in the transhipment and handling of dry bulk goods, and is one of the major players in Northern Europe. Its total capacity is approximately 250,000 m3, spread among 600 silos. Its clients are petrochemical concerns and large food companies. The company has eight logistical platforms, of which six are located in the Netherlands, one in Germany and one in Belgium. The establishments are a combination of dedicated-on-site and public terminals.