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About

United in purpose 1 0 Who we are Working across multiple sectors and markets, COFRA Holding is a diversified group of businesses united by a common ethos and striving to bring about a more just society and sustainable world. Anthos Fund & Ass...

Leadership and governance

COFRA Board of Directors The COFRA Board of Directors is responsible for the strategic decision-making of COFRA Holding AG, its organisation as well as the financial, accounting and compliance duties that support it. 1 0 COFRA Board of Directors...

Heritage

Looking back, COFRA Holding has always been a forward-looking business. Read more here.

Ethos

Vision For people and planet Our vision for this decade is to contribute to the key systems transitions leading to a liveable planet and an equitable society. The challenges involved in a just transition cannot be tackled alone. This means partner...

Impact

We believe that purposeful businesses can catalyse positive change and address the urgent challenges that face our world. This is essential to the continued success of companies – as those which compromise the ability of future generations to meet...

Businesses

Liveable cities Production & consumption Clean energy Sustainable food Responsible capital 1 In business for a better world  Our businesses operate in industries that are integral to fostering a more just and sustainable world. The...

People

0 Come and grow We build an inclusive culture where people can continue to develop and make an impact, inspired by the family owners' mission and values. Are you seeking a new development opportunity? View vacancies  ["landscape"] 0 "We try to c...

Contact

Head office COFRA Holding AG Grafenauweg 106300 ZugSwitzerlandPhone: +41 41 728 00 00Fax: +41 41 728 00 99 mail@cofraholding.com 0 0

Family

1 Anthos – The Family Office Anthos is the family office dedicated to advancing the success of the family business owners’ endeavours and the flourishing of the Brenninkmeijer family community. The original family service office was established i...

Philanthropy

Part of something greater Wherever descendants of Clemens and August have set up businesses, they have also founded charities. Historically born out of a connection to the communities where they lived and worked, but also as a result of active eng...

Security

Responsible Disclosure Policy At COFRA Holding, we work hard to maintain and improve the security of our systems, and welcome your help in this perspective. In case you discover any vulnerability COFRA kindly asks you to report this vulnerability...

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Redevco and RED Company in JV for The BaanTower Rotterdam

Rotterdam-based developer RED Company and Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned urban real estate companies, have joined forces for the realization of The BaanTower in Rotterdam through a new joint venture.

August 6, 2023

Jeroen Wels appointed Chief People Officer COFRA Holding

Zug, Switzerland; Tuesday 6 June, 2023 – COFRA Holding (“COFRA”) today announced that Jeroen Wels has been appointed Chief People Officer from 1 September 2023. Jeroen has more than 25 years’ experience in senior roles, most notably at Unilever. 

June 6, 2023

Redevco acquires LIFE Europe

Amsterdam, June 6, 2023 –Pan-European urban real estate specialist Redevco has completed the acquisition of LIFE Europe, a Dutch residential real estate specialist. Moving forward, LIFE Europe will be known as Redevco Living, Redevco’s newly creat...

June 6, 2023

Neil Slater appointed new CEO of Redevco

Zug, Switzerland; 11 May 2023 – COFRA Holding (“COFRA”) today announced that Neil Slater has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Redevco, effective from October 1, 2023.

November 5, 2023

New appointments for C&A AG Board and C&A Europe Management Team

Düsseldorf, 23 January 2023 – The C&A AG Board and C&A Europe are pleased to announce today the appointment of Nigyar Makhmudova as Non-Executive Director of the Board and Fareen Abdullah as the new Chief People & Culture Officer for C...

01/23/2023 00:00:00

Melle Kruisdijk appointed new CEO Dalsem

Zug, Switzerland, 18 January 2023 – COFRA Holding (“COFRA”) today announced that, as part of its sustainable food activities, Melle Kruisdijk has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Dalsem, effective from 1 February 2023.

01/18/2023 00:00:00

Mathieu van de Sande appointed as CEO of Ontario Plants Propagation

St. Thomas, Ontario, Canada; Monday, 12 June 2023: Ontario Plants Propagation Limited (“Ontario Plants Propagation”), one of North America’s leading suppliers of high-quality starter plants to greenhouse growers, announces the appointment of Mathi...

December 6, 2023

Grupo Alfar to acquire C&A Mexico and support growth strategy

Mexico City, Mexico, and Zug, Switzerland; 15 June 2023 – Grupo Alfar s.a. de c.v. (“Grupo Alfar”) and COFRA Holding AG today announced the proposed acquisition of C&A México, S. de R.L. (“C&A Mexico”) and its subsidiaries by Grupo Alfar....

06/15/2023 12:00:00

Sunrock and PATRIZIA partner to onstream key solar power rooftop installations at Rotterdam's Maasvlakte

Sunrock and PATRIZIA bring onstream one of Europe’s largest solar power rooftop installations at Rotterdam’s Maasvlakte logistics development ROTTERDAM, July 6 – One of Europe’s largest solar power rooftop installations has been brought onstream b...

October 7, 2023

Susan Kilsby appointed to COFRA Holding’s Board of Directors

Zug, Switzerland, 6 September 2023 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Susan S. Kilsby to its Board as a Non-Executive Director, effective immediately. Susan replaces Erik Brenninkmeijer, who stepped down from th...

June 9, 2023

COFRA Climate Report 2022

“We must rethink what is possible for our respective industries. With sustainable impact firmly rooted in the core of our business strategy, we are seeking to drive solutions, moving beyond our industry’s framing to support key transitions” – Boud...

April 10, 2023

COFRA Holding appoints Jheroen Muste as Executive Chair, Clean Energy

Zug, Switzerland, 14 November 2023 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) announces the appointment of Jheroen Muste as its Executive Chair, Clean Energy, effective 1 November, to lead the growth and development of COFRA’s Clean Energy strategy and business...

11/14/2023 10:00:00

Sale of C&A Mexico to Grupo Alfar completed

Zug, Switzerland, 28 November, 2023 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) today announces the completion of the sale of C&A México, S. de R.L. (“C&A Mexico”) to Grupo Alfar S.A. de C.V. (“Grupo Alfar”), following approval from the Federal Commissio...

11/28/2023 10:30:00

Frank van der Gelt appointed Dalsem CEO

Zug, Switzerland, 18 December 2023 – COFRA Holding (“COFRA”) announces the appointment of Frank van der Gelt as Chief Executive Officer of Dalsem, the developer of high-tech greenhouses worldwide, effective from 1 December 2023. Frank will report...

12/18/2023 13:00:00

COFRA Holding and Mastronardi announce acquisition of AppHarvest's Berea greenhouse in Kentucky through new joint venture

Zug, Switzerland, 27 December 2022 – COFRA Holding and Mastronardi Produce are pleased to announce the acquisition of AppHarvest’s Berea greenhouse in Kentucky, United States, through a new joint venture.

12/27/2022 00:00:00

C&A publishes Sustainability Report 2021

Düsseldorf, 13 October 2022 – Today C&A publishes its recent sustainability report proving to be on track with its goals announced in the 2028 Global Sustainability Strategy. Notable steps have been taken in the use of more sustainable ma...

10/13/2022 00:00:00

Bregal Investments Announces Strategic Partnership and Investment in PUR Projet

London, UK [October 6, 2022] - Bregal Investments (“Bregal”), an international private equity platform, today announced a majority investment and strategic partnership with PUR Projet (“PUR” or the “Company”), a leading global nature-based solutio...

June 10, 2022

COFRA appoints David Levin as Executive Chair, Sustainable Food

Zug, Switzerland, 1 September 2022 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) has appointed David Levin as its Executive Chair, Sustainable Food, to further drive value creation and growth in this emerging area of its business portfolio.

January 9, 2022

COFRA announces changes to its Board of Directors

Zug, Switzerland, 1 September 2022 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) today announces the appointment of two new members to its Board of Directors. Philippe Brenninkmeijer and David Cole will be joining the COFRA Board.

January 9, 2022

COFRA’s 1.5°C aligned climate targets approved by the Science-Based Target initiative

Zug, Switzerland, 22 July 2022. The climate emergency requires urgent climate action. As part of its group wide climate strategy, COFRA is pleased to announce that it has received formal approval from the Science Based Target initiative (SBTi) for...

07/22/2022 00:00:00

Bregal Investments publishes Responsible Investment Report 2021-2022

Bregal Investments today published its Responsible Investment Report 2021-2022. An announcement can be viewed here.

06/27/2022 00:00:00

Laudes Foundation publishes Annual Report 2021

Laudes Foundation today published its Annual Report for 2021. It can be viewed here. 

06/16/2022 00:00:00

Anthos Fund & Asset Management opens up its investment platform to values-driven asset owners

AMSTERDAM, May 12 –Anthos Fund & Asset Management (Anthos) which has provided its services exclusively to the Brenninkmeijer family, their philanthropies and related pension funds, for nearly 100 years, is to open the Anthos platform and bundl...

December 5, 2022

Redevco acquires a majority stake in redos, a German retail warehouse specialist

Amsterdam, May 3, 2022 – Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned real estate investment managers*, has acquired a majority stake in redos, the Hamburg-based large-scale retail and urban logistics property investment specialist. Founded in...

March 5, 2022

COFRA acquires Ontario Plants, leading supplier of high-quality starter plants for organic growers in North America

Zug, Switzerland, 26 April 2022 – COFRA Holding (“COFRA”) is pleased to announce the acquisition of Ontario Plants Propagation Limited (“Ontario Plants” or “the Company”), the leading supplier of high-quality starter plants for hydroponic and orga...

04/26/2022 00:00:00

COFRA acquires Dalsem, a leading developer of high-tech greenhouses worldwide

Zug, Switzerland, 12 January 2022 – COFRA Holding is pleased to announce the acquisition of Dalsem, a leading developer of complete, high-tech greenhouse projects worldwide. 

December 1, 2022

Redevco appoints Marrit Laning to Board as Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer

Amsterdam, January 10, 2022 – Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned real estate investment managers, has appointed Marrit Laning to the company’s Board in the role of Chief Strategy & Innovation Officer as of January 1, 2022, report...

October 1, 2022

Redevco exchanges contracts to buy Templars Square shopping centre in Oxford

Amsterdam, December 22, 2022 - On behalf of one of its investor clients, Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned real estate investment managers, has agreed to acquire Templars Square in Oxford for £38.8 (€42.5) million from New River. Re...

12/22/2021 00:00:00

Redevco acquires sustainable residential complex in Dutch city of Delft

Amsterdam, December 2, 2021 - Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned real estate investment managers, has expanded its residential portfolio with the acquisition of the Porseleinen Toren (Porcelain Tower) in an up-and-coming district in...

February 12, 2021

Bregal Investments publishes Bregal Helps Initiative’s Impact Report 2021

2 December, 2021. Bregal Investments, a global private equity firm, publishes Bregal Helps Initiative’s Impact Report 2021 outlining initiatives supported to date in response to COVID-19 and associated positive impacts. Bregal Helps Initiative Imp...

February 12, 2021

Redevco creates NextGen board to be involved in creating socially responsible and future-proof strategy

Amsterdam, November 30, 2021 - Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned real estate investment managers, has created a NextGen board with eight members representing various functions across the organisation and each of its six European off...

11/30/2021 00:00:00

Redevco acquires sustainable housing development and expands residential portfolio

Amsterdam, November  23, 2021 - Redevco, one of Europe’s largest privately-owned real estate investment managers, has expanded its residential portfolio through an agreement with Dutch developer AM to purchase 172 rental apartments with parking sp...

11/23/2021 00:00:00

C&A proposes modernization of European business to better position the company for future success

Dusseldorf, 10 November 2021 – C&A’s European management team today announced proposed plans to consolidate and centralize its corporate functions, laying the groundwork for future growth in a radically changing market environment for fashion...

October 11, 2021

Bregal Investments sets Science Based Targets for 2030

Bregal Investments spearheads the development of Science Based Target Guidance for the Private Equity sector and sets its own Paris aligned targets for 2030. Ensuring Private Equity firms set Science Based Targets as part of their commitment to de...

August 11, 2021

COFRA makes first investment in sustainable food systems: IGS

Glasgow, Scotland – 4 November 2021 - Intelligent Growth Solutions Ltd (IGS), the Scottish agritech business, has today announced the conclusion of its Series B funding round with a total raise of £42.2 million. The latest investment round has bee...

April 11, 2021

Bregal makes significant investment in digital trust space

Bregal Milestone has agreed to invest EUR 100 million in InfoCert, a European market leader in digital trust software and services. InfoCert delivers paperless and trustworthy digital trust solutions to Europe’s biggest enterprises, helping them t...

February 11, 2021

C&A AG appoints Diane de Saint Victor as board member

Dusseldorf, 14 October 2021 – The Board of C&A AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Diane de Saint Victor as Non-Executive Director, effective 14 October 2021. She brings over 30 years of international experience as a leader in differe...

10/14/2021 00:00:00

Bregal Investments appoints Alain Carrier as Chief Executive Officer

London, New York, 28 September 2021 – Bregal Investments (“Bregal”) is pleased to announce the appointment of Alain Carrier as its Chief Executive Officer, with effect from 1 January 2022. Alain will succeed Co-CEOs Steve Black and Quentin Van Doo...

09/28/2021 00:00:00

Oggi Foods readies for growth with investment from Bregal Partners

Montreal and New York, September 21, 2021 — Oggi Foods Inc. (“Oggi” or “the Company”), a manufacturer of gluten-free, organic, non-GMO frozen pizza and other food products sold in grocery stores and restaurants across North America, has received a...

09/21/2021 00:00:00

COFRA announces changes to its Board of Directors

Zug, Switzerland, 1 September 2021 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) today announces the appointment of Lawrence Brenninkmeijer to its Board of Directors.

January 9, 2021

C&A signs renewed Accord with labour unions

25 August 2021 - C&A has signed the renewed Accord on Fire and Building Safety in Bangladesh (“Accord”) immediately after concluding negotiations. The new version comes into effect on 1 September 2021 and will extend the existing agreement for...

08/25/2021 00:00:00

Redevco Appoints Robbert Zoet as Head of Capital Raising to drive third-party growth ambition

Amsterdam, August 10, 2021 - Redevco, one of the largest privately-owned real estate investment managers in Europe, has attracted Robbert Zoet to be their new Head of Capital Raising as the company seeks to grow and diversify.

October 8, 2021

C&A well-placed to implement ambitious 2028 Global Sustainability Strategy

Dusseldorf, 15.07.2021 – The fashion company C&A today announced the launch of its new 2028 Global Sustainability Strategy for key markets in Europe, Brazil, Mexico and China. Meanwhile, taking a look back at previous years, C&A also repor...

07/15/2021 00:00:00

Anthos Fund & Asset Management and Redevco publish their annual responsible investment reports

Today, Anthos Fund & Asset Management published its first Responsible Investment Report for the year 2020, which can be accessed here.   Redevco also published its 13th Responsible Investment Report for the year 2020. This one can be viewed he...

06/15/2021 00:00:00

Laudes Foundation publishes Annual Report 2020

Laudes Foundation today published its Annual Report for the year 2020, which can be viewed here. 

06/15/2021 00:00:00

Printful achieves unicorn status with growth investment from Bregal Sagemount

Printful, an industry-leading print-on-demand drop shipping and fulfillment company announces a $130 million non-control investment from Bregal Sagemount, a leading growth equity firm. The financing establishes Printful as the first privately owne...

05/24/2021 00:00:00

C&A to expand digital and sustainable production in the heart of Europe

C&A to expand digital and sustainable production in the heart of Europe • C&A’s Factory for Innovation in Textiles (FIT) to be established in Mönchengladbach, Germany• Focus will be on technology, CO₂-neutral production and more sustainabl...

05/22/2021 00:00:00

Bregal Unternehmerkapital Closes Oversubscribed Fund III at €1.875 billion

Bregal Unternehmerkapital is pleased to announce the closing of Bregal Unternehmerkapital III with total capital commitments of €1.875 billion. The Fund was oversubscribed and closed at its hard cap, exceeding its initial target, five months after...

03/29/2021 00:00:00

C&A appoints new Chief Digital Officer and Director of Country Germany

Dusseldorf, 18 March 2021 – C&A Europe is pleased to announce two senior leadership appointments: Joris Van Rooy will join C&A as Chief Digital Officer (CDO) within the European Management Team. Martina Novotny will join C&A as Dir...

03/18/2021 00:00:00

C&A Europe strengthens management team with key appointments

Düsseldorf, 17 February 2021 – C&A Europe is pleased to announce the appointment of Jean Sebastien Guy as Chief People & Culture Officer and Betty Kieß as Head of Corporate Communications Europe, effective 1 March 2021 and 12 April 2021, r...

02/17/2021 00:00:00

COFRA appoints John Singer to the Board

Zug, Switzerland, 8 February 2021 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) is pleased to announce the appointment of John Singer as a Non-Executive Director, with effect from 1 February 2021.

August 2, 2021

C&A AG appoints Hein Schumacher as board member

Düsseldorf, 25. January 2021 – The Board of C&A AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Hein Schumacher as Non-Executive Director, effective 25 January 2021. Hein Schumacher is CEO of the global dairy company FrieslandCampina.

01/25/2021 00:00:00

The Mochi Ice Cream Co. and Lakeview Capital Inc. Announce a Strategic Partnership with Bregal Partners

8 December 2020 - The Mochi Ice Cream Co., makers of My/Mo Mochi Ice Cream and the largest branded manufacturer of mochi ice cream in North America and its majority owner, Lakeview Capital, Inc., announced a closing of a financing in partnership w...

August 12, 2020

Aleix Busquets Gonzalez to lead C&A’s sustainability strategy and programmes

Düsseldorf, 2.12.2020 – C&A announces that Aleix Busquets Gonzalez has been promoted to Director Global Sustainability, effective as of 1 December 2020.In this role, he will oversee the implementation of C&A’s global sustainability strateg...

February 12, 2020

Bregal Milestone invests in Paack

European growth capital firm Bregal Milestone has partnered with existing shareholders to lead a $53m Series C investment in Paack, the largest growth capital investment of its kind in Spain this year.

11/17/2020 00:00:00

COFRA appoints Bernd Hirsch as CFO and Ditri Zandstra as Chief People Officer

Zug, Switzerland, 5 November, 2020 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) is pleased to announce that Bernd Hirsch has been appointed Chief Financial Officer, starting 1 January 2021. Current Chief Financial Officer Rob Frohn will retire after seven years o...

May 11, 2020

C&A publishes Global Sustainability Report 2019

Düsseldorf, Germany, 15 October 2020 — C&A’s ongoing commitment to sourcing more sustainable cotton and cellulosic fibres has avoided more than 116,000 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions in its supply chain during 2019. During the same ye...

10/15/2020 00:00:00

COFRA acquires Sunrock Investments

Zug, Switzerland, 1 October 2020 – COFRA Holding (“COFRA”) is pleased to announce today the acquisition of Sunrock Investments (“Sunrock”), a leading provider of solar energy in the Netherlands.

January 10, 2020

Bregal Investments publishes Responsible Investment Report 2019-20

Bregal Investments, a global private equity firm, published its Responsible Investment Report 2019-20 today, outlining its progress and ambitions relating to its responsible investing practices. In 2019, Bregal saw positive momentum across all of...

09/30/2020 00:00:00

Redevco completes redeveloped C&A flagship store in Zurich

Amsterdam, 29 September 2020 - Redevco, one of the largest privately-owned real estate investment managers in Europe, has completed an extensive refurbishment of its iconic C&A store in the city centre of Zurich.

09/29/2020 00:00:00

C&A launches modernised brand identity with even stronger focus on sustainability and price value

Düsseldorf, 28 August 2020. C&A has launched a modernised brand identity with an even stronger focus on sustainability and price value. "C&A – Wear the Change” coincides with the start of the Autumn/Winter Season 2020

February 9, 2020

C&A AG sells its China operations to Zhongke Tongrong Private Equity

Zug, Switzerland, 20 August 2020 – The Board of C&A AG today announced that it has entered into an agreement on the sale of C&A (China) Company Limited (“C&A China”) to Beijing Zhongke Tongrong Private Equity Investment Fund Co., Ltd (...

08/20/2020 00:00:00

C&A AG appoints new executive leadership team and welcomes new Non-Executive Director

Zug, 17 August 2020. The Board of C&A AG is pleased to announce several senior leadership appointments within its European business and to welcome a new Non-Executive Director 

08/17/2020 00:00:00

Redevco initiates large-scale on-site renewable energy generation project in partnership with COFRA

Amsterdam, May 4, 2020 - Pan-European real estate investment manager Redevco has joined forces with COFRA Holding (“COFRA”) to initiate a large-scale on-site renewable energy generation project called Project Solar.

April 5, 2020

C&A backs action plan to support garment workers

Düsseldorf, 23 April 2020. C&A has endorsed a global multi-stakeholder action plan to help garment manufacturers and workers in developing economies survive the disruption to global trade caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

04/24/2020 00:00:00

C&A donates 240,000 protective masks to medical workers across Europe

Düsseldorf, 24 March 2020 – C&A has announced it is donating 240,000 protective face masks to several hospitals across Europe to help stem the spread of the coronavirus and prevention of COVID-19.

03/24/2020 00:00:00

C&A Online shop offers free delivery

Düsseldorf, 21 March 2020 – Fashion retailer C&A is offering free home delivery in its European markets for all items purchased via its online shop at www.c-a.com. The measure aims to support C&A customers who are forced to stay home due t...

03/21/2020 00:00:00

Redevco on path to diversify and grow

Amsterdam, March 12, 2020 - Redevco, one of the largest privately-owned real estate investment managers in Europe, aims to grow its mandates and portfolio to EUR 10 billion by 2025 from EUR 7.5 billion currently by launching a drive into new real...

December 3, 2020

Redevco acquires first residential property in Germany

Amsterdam, 4 March, 2020 - Redevco, one of the largest privately-owned real estate investment managers in Europe, has acquired a 38,000 sqm mixed-use property comprising a convenience retail floor and more than 280 residential units in Düsseldorf.

April 3, 2020

Bregal Sagemount closes Fund III at USD 1.5 billion

Bregal Sagemount, a leading growth-focused private equity firm, announced today that it has completed the final closing for Bregal Sagemount Fund III (“Fund III” or the “Fund”) at the Fund’s hard cap of USD 1.5 billion, exceeding its USD 1.35 bill...

March 3, 2020

Grupo Axo to acquire C&A Mexico and accelerate growth of the brand in Mexico

• Grupo Axo reaches agreement with C&A AG for the proposed acquisition of C&A Mexico• C&A Mexico further enhances Grupo Axo’s fashion retail portfolio with its highly complementary brand• Grupo Axo is well positioned to accelerate C&am...

02/20/2020 00:00:00

Science Based Targets initiative approves C&A's greenhouse gas emission goals

Düsseldorf  – 30 January 2020. Fashion retailer C&A announced today that it received approval from the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) for absolute reduction of Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by 30% across all scopes. C&A’s science...

March 2, 2020

Laudes Foundation launches to accelerate the transition to a just and regenerative economy

[ZUG, Switzerland, Jan 21] - Laudes Foundation launches today with the aim to address the dual crises of climate breakdown and inequality that endanger nature and jeopardize the safety and dignity of countless communities around the world.

01/21/2020 00:00:00

Bregal makes strategic growth investment in Anywhere365

Bregal Milestone, part of COFRA’s private equity division, has announced a EUR 40 million investment in Anywhere365, a leading IT contact centre and enterprise dialogue management solution provider. Anywhere365 plans to leverage Bregal Milestone’s...

12/19/2019 00:00:00

Redevco commits to Net Zero Carbon Portfolio by 2040

Amsterdam, 14 November 2019 – Pan-European real estate investment manager Redevco has committed to making its entire portfolio net zero carbon by 2040 as part of its ongoing efforts to act responsibly and reduce its impact on the environment. The...

11/14/2019 00:00:00

C&A Brazil debuts on the Brazilian stock exchange

THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT INTENDED FOR PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION, DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, IN OR INTO THE UNITED STATES AND BRAZIL Press release C&A Brazil debuts on the Brazilian Stock Exchange •  C&A Brazil debuts on the Brazilian stock...

10/28/2019 00:00:00

Redevco appoints new CFO

Amsterdam, October 10, 2019 – Pan-European real estate investment manager Redevco announced the appointment of Manolito van Ardenne to the Board in the position of CFO, effective November 1st, 2019.

October 10, 2019

ePassi secures a 41.5 million euro strategic growth investment from Bregal Milestone and Risto Siilasmaa's First Fellow Partners

ePassi, a leading mobile payment solution for subsidised employee benefits and one of the fastest growing companies in Europe, is boosting its strategic plan via a growth investment from Bregal Milestone, a pan European private capital firm, and R...

09/26/2019 00:00:00

Redevco acquires White Lion Walk Shopping Arcade in Guildford, UK from Aviva for £12 million

Amsterdam, 10 September 2019 – Pan-European real estate investment manager Redevco has, on behalf of one of its investors, acquired the White Lion Walk covered shopping arcade with 23 retail units in Guildford in the UK from Aviva Investors. The p...

October 9, 2019

C&A AG appoints new board members

Zug, Switzerland, 9 September 2019 – Leading global fashion retail business C&A AG today announces the appointment of Allan Leighton as Chairman and Alexander Birken as Board Director.

September 9, 2019

Redevco acquires One Tower Bridge London

Amsterdam, September 5, 2019 – Pan-European real estate investment manager Redevco has acquired the predominantly food and beverage (F&B) commercial units of the new mixed-use One Tower Bridge development for £70 million (€78 million) from the...

May 9, 2019

A new look for C&A Solingen

Solingen, September 3, 2019 Solingen store offers innovative shopping experience with modern design and service features.

March 9, 2019

A force for good in the face of climate change

One of the greatest challenges of our generation is the impact of climate change. All of us face a very stark and simple fact. An increase in temperatures of more than 1.5oC above pre-industrial levels threatens the human dignity of the most vulne...

March 7, 2019

C&A details progress in 2018 Global Sustainability Report

C&A has reduced its carbon and water footprints significantly by sourcing more sustainable raw materials. In 2018, C&A's global sustainable materials strategy — driven by more sustainable sources of cotton and cellulosic fibres — avoided 1...

06/19/2019 00:00:00

Bregal Investments publishes 2018-2019 Responsible Investment Report

Bregal Investments, a global private equity firm, has published its 2018-19 Responsible Investment report today, outlining its progress and ambitions relating to its responsible investing practices. In 2018, Bregal saw significant positive momentu...

06/13/2019 00:00:00

Bregal Freshstream sells leading boiler manufacturer Intergas

On 4 June, Bregal Freshstream announced the sale of Intergas, the leading Dutch manufacturer of space and water heating equipment, to Rheem, the US headquartered provider of gas furnaces, heat pumps, air conditioners, air handlers, indoor air qual...

April 6, 2019

‘We Believe in Fashion’ – C&A Collection Room Autumn/Winter 2019 sets self-confident fashion statements

Fashion retailer C&A presents the trends for the second season of the year 2019. While the Autumn/Winter collections of the women’s brands Yessica and Yessica Premium reflect the influences of iconic fashion decades in a multifaceted manner, t...

05/28/2019 00:00:00

Bregal Milestone invests in Epipoli, a European leader in Customer Engagement solutions

Bregal Milestone, a pan-European private capital firm, has acquired a significant minority stake in Epipoli, an innovative company focused on customer engagement solutions, based in Milan, Italy. The investment by Bregal Milestone is the fourth ou...

05/23/2019 00:00:00

Away Resorts attracts new investment

LDC has reached an agreement to sell fast-growing holiday park operator, Away Resorts, to Bregal Freshstream. LDC will retain a minority shareholding as part of the deal.

05/23/2019 00:00:00

C&A Ranked 4th out of 200 in Fashion Transparency Index

Düsseldorf, April 24, 2019 ‘Fashion Revolution’ has published its ‘2019 Fashion Transparency Index’, ranking C&A as No. 4 amongst the world’s 200 biggest global fashion brands and retailers. Fashion Revolution is a not-for-profit global moveme...

04/24/2019 00:00:00

Alain Caparros steps down as CEO of C&A Europe for health reasons

Zug, Switzerland, March 20, 2019 C&A AG announces that Alain Caparros has stepped down from his position as CEO of C&A Europe for health reasons. Caparros was appointed as CEO in August 2017 and will remain with the company as an advisor....

03/20/2019 00:00:00

Succession solution for manufacturer of specialty industrial adhesive tapes: Bregal becomes partner of ATP adhesive systems AG

Funds advised by Bregal Unternehmerkapital have acquired a majority stake in ATP adhesive systems AG. The transaction, which is already completed, provides a long-term succession solution for ATP, which specialises in developing and manufacturing...

November 2, 2019

Oliver Bonas to open new Brighton store at Redevco’s Hanningtons estate

Oliver Bonas is bringing its unique mix of fashion, home and lifestyle products to Brighton’s North Street this Spring. Part of Redevco’s redeveloped Hanningtons Estate, the brand’s new showroom will be close to Habitat, Watches of Switzerland, Fl...

June 2, 2019

Redevco appoints residential IC member

Amsterdam, February 4, 2019–Pan-European real estate manager Redevco has appointed residential investment specialist Nick Jopling to its Residential Investment Committee. The appointment follows the company’s announcement in December that it is en...

April 2, 2019

C&A receives major award for social responsibility

Dusseldorf / London, January 28, 2019 C&A and C&A Foundation have won the 2018 Employee Engagement Awards in the category Social Responsibility. The Employee Engagement Awards honours those organisations that put workforce engagement at th...

01/28/2019 00:00:00

Greenstorm expands its management team

The Austrian e-mobility service provider Greenstorm has expanded its management team and appointed Chris Keen, as the company’s Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Chris has more than 25 years of experience in international investment banking and finan...

01/28/2019 00:00:00

DiscoverOrg acquires ZoomInfo

DiscoverOrg announced today that it has acquired Zoom Information, Inc (ZoomInfo). The two companies are coming together to provide sales, marketing, and recruiting professionals access to the most trusted and comprehensive B2B data available in t...

01/28/2019 00:00:00

Single Digits inc. Acquired by GI partners

Single Digits Inc. announced today that it has been acquired by GI Partners, a leading private equity firm. Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Bedford, NH, Single Digits provides secure managed wireless network solutions. The company’s broadband...

01/28/2019 00:00:00

Strengthening the extended European Executive Board and new C&A Country Heads for Germany and France

Düsseldorf, 25 January 2019 - Mohamed Bouyaala, currently Director of Country (DOC) C&A Germany, is appointed Chief Operations Officer. As such both DOC Germany and DOC Switzerland will report to Bouyaala. In his new role as COO, he will also...

01/25/2019 00:00:00

COFRA Appoints Boudewijn Beerkens as CEO

Zug, Switzerland, January 24,2019–COFRA Holding AG today announces the appointment of Boudewijn Beerkens as Chief Executive Officer (CEO)and member of the COFRA Executive Board, effective March 1, 2019

01/24/2019 00:00:00

10 Million Euros for Children in Need

Dusseldorf, Germany, December 20, 2018 – C&A and C&A Foundation are proud to announce the renewal of their partnership with the leading independent global children’s rights organization Save the Children. After the success of the first thr...

12/20/2018 00:00:00

Bregal Milestone invests in e-mobility specialist Greenstorm from €400 million fund

Bregal Milestone, a European private capital firm, has completed an investment into Greenstorm, an innovative e-mobility and e-commerce company based in Kufstein, Austria. The investment is made from a €400 million fund dedicated to investing in E...

12/18/2018 00:00:00

Redevco enters residential segment

Amsterdam, December 4–Pan-European real estate investment manager Redevco is entering the residential market through establishing a new residential real estate fund of €500 million. Redevco, managing €7.4billion of total value invested primarily i...

April 12, 2018

Redevco commences second phase of BREEAM

London, November 27, 2018: Redevco embarked on its second year of the BREEAM In-Use portfolio maintenance pilot as it continues to work with BRE Global to identify an efficient approach to maintaining BREEAM certification across its assets. Since...

11/27/2018 00:00:00

Arkphire goes west to acquire CloudStrong

Ambitious plans to build out cloud services business from Castlebar base in new phase of growth IT solutions and networking company, Arkphire, has today announced its acquisition of CloudStrong, the specialist cloud solution provider that is based...

11/19/2018 00:00:00

City attractiveness model MAPIC 2018

Cannes, November 15th –The yawning gaps between the most attractive European cities for retail property investment and the rest are widening at an accelerating rate. Navigating these treacherous market rifts successfully is becoming increasingly d...

11/15/2018 00:00:00

The Leaf Shopping Ternat opening

Ternat, 8 November 2018 –This morning Redevco, the asset manager that specialises in retail property, opened its latest retail park, The Leaf Shopping Ternat. This also marked the start of a week of festivities, during which customers can enjoy nu...

August 11, 2018

Søstrene Grene new tenant in Redevco’s "Angereck" in Erfurt/Germany

Düsseldorf, 7 November 2018 – Pan-European retail real estate specialist Redevco has signed a new lease agreement for a property under management in the East German city of Erfurt: the Danish retail chain Søstrene Grene has rented around 600 sqm o...

July 11, 2018

Succession arrangement for tour operator

Funds advised by Bregal Unternehmerkapital have acquired trendtours Touristik GmbH, based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany, as part of a succession arrangement. The company is one of the leading tour operators in Germany and offers a broad portfolio...

10/25/2018 00:00:00

Global NGO recognizes C&A’s leadership in Sustainable Fibers and Materials

Dusseldorf, Germany, Milan, Italy - October 24, 2018 Fashion Retailer C&A has been recognized by Textile Exchange for their overall leadership in preferred fibers and materials strategy, textile supply chain management, material consumption, a...

10/24/2018 00:00:00

Bregal Milestone invests in IT company Arkphire from €400m pan-European fund

Bregal Milestone has successfully completed an investment into Arkphire Group, a leading IT solutions and networking company based in Dublin. Bregal Milestone, a private capital firm, has completed an investment into Arkphire Group, a leading IT s...

December 10, 2018

Katey Kalvelage, Ecommerce Executive, joins Bregal partners as Director of Ecommerce

NEW YORK, September 25, 2018 –Bregal Partners, a private equity investment firm focused on building industry-leading companies in the middle market, announced that Katey Kalvelage has joined the firm as Director of Ecommerce. Ms. Kalvelage will fo...

09/25/2018 00:00:00

C&A Presents World’s Most Sustainable Jeans

Düsseldorf, Germany, 16 August 2018 C&A is the world's first retailer to offer jeans that are completely Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM at the Gold level. Designed in partnership with Fashion for Good, a global platform that aims to make all fas...

08/16/2018 00:00:00

Ambitious plans for growth on OTC and cosmetics markets

Based in Egelsbach near Frankfurt, Murnauer Markenvertrieb GmbH ("Murnauer") has been dedicated to developing natural health and cosmetic products for many years. With well-known brands like Dermasel, Salthouse and Perlweiss, Murnauer is a leading...

08/14/2018 00:00:00

Onlineprinters Group concludes partnership with LaserTryk

Onlineprinters GmbH, one of Europe’s largest B2B online printing corporations, is expanding its European market position once again after Bregal Unternehmerkapital became majority shareholder in autumn 2016: the Danish company LaserTryk, the leadi...

January 8, 2018

C&A expands e-Commerce New online shop for eleven additional countries

Dusseldorf, Germany - C&A strengthens its focus on the e-commerce business by launching its new EU shop in early March. "This additional online store is the next big step in expanding our online activities," says Dr. Andreas Hammer, Director E...

January 8, 2018

Capacity boost for microtube systems and expansion into Britain

Digitalisation and broadband network construction driving growth Niederwinkling – gabo Systemtechnik GmbH, a leading European system supplier for telecommunications, continues to grow vigorously in response to sustained strong demand. The company...

07/19/2018 00:00:00

Bregal Milestone successfully closes €400 million pan-European fund

Bregal Milestone successfully closes €400 million pan-European fund to provide non-control flexible capital solutions to growing European businesses. Bregal Investments announced today that it has secured a €400 million capital commitment for Breg...

October 7, 2018

C&A Sustainability Strong Performance Towards 2020 Goals

Dusseldorf, Germany – 21. June 2018 – Global fashion retailer C&A reports strong performance towards its 2020 sustainability goals. In its new ‘2017 Global Sustainability Report’, the company announces its achievements and commitments with foc...

06/21/2018 00:00:00

Birchill Canada - Success in the Spirit River

CALGARY, April 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Birchill Canada is pleased to report that its 100% owned shallow-cut gas plant was placed on production this past weekend. The gas plant is located in the Brazeau/Chambers area at 4-13-43-13W5 with current capacity...

04/17/2018 00:00:00

TrueNoord haalt nieuwe financiering op om groeiplannen te ondersteunen

TrueNoord, de onafhankelijke leasemaatschappij van Bregal Freshstream, die gespecialiseerd is in de regionale vliegtuigmarkt, heeft nieuwe investeringen verkregen van bestaande en nieuwe investeerders. Hierdoor is het totale eigen vermogen van Tru...

04/17/2018 00:00:00

PGGM and Redevco Launch Urban Retail Ventures, a €550 Million European Commercial Real Estate Joint Venture

Amsterdam, April 10 – PGGM Private Real Estate and Redevco, one of Europe’s leading retail real estate investment managers have launched Urban Retail Ventures, a €550 million European commercial real estate joint venture. Urban Retail Ventures wil...

October 4, 2018

C&A signs UN Women's Empowerment Principles

Dusseldorf, Germany – March 8, 2018 – Global fashion retailer C&A is pleased to announce that it has signed the United Nations Women's Empowerment Principles (WEP).On the occasion of International Women's Day, Alain Caparros, CEO C&A Europ...

August 3, 2018

Bregal partners announces growth investment in Ju-Ju-Be international

COSTA MESA, Calif., February 13, 2018 – Bregal Partners, a leading middle-market private equity firm, is pleased to announce a growth investment in Ju-Ju-Be International (“Ju-Ju-Be” or the “Company”), a leading lifestyle brand in the juvenile pro...

02/13/2018 00:00:00

Let’s give your clothes and shoes more than one life: C&A’s “We Take it Back” programme now also in Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland

Brussels, Belgium – February 8th, 2018 – C&A Europe is expanding its ‘We Take it Back’ apparel collection programme to Belgium, Luxembourg and Switzerland. Consumers in these countries can now bring the clothes and shoes they don’t want to wea...

August 2, 2018

Launch of the first #WearTheChange C&A Collection

Duesseldorf, 8th of February 2018 – C&A is launching the new campaign #WearTheChange and offers more sustainable collections for the whole family: Like the Gold level Cradle to Cradle Certified™ T-Shirts which are made out of 100% Bio Cotton a...

August 2, 2018

Ares Management and Redevco’s Iberian Joint Venture

London, 2 February 2018 – Redevco Iberian Ventures, the joint venture between real estatefunds managed by global alternative asset manager Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE:ARES) andpan-European retail real estate investment management company Redevco,...

February 2, 2018

TDBBS, LLC announces appointment of Tim Hassett as CEO

LEADERSHIP CHANGE FOLLOWS GROWTH INVESTMENT IN TDBBS BY BREGAL PARTNERS January 23, 2018 – TDBBS, LLC (“TDBBS” or the “Company”), a rapidly-growing natural dog treats and chews business, is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Hassett as Chi...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Align general and catalytic combine; receive strategic investment from Bregal Sagemount

Align General Insurance Agency (“Align General”) and Catalytic Risk Managers (“Catalytic”) today announced they are coming together under a single ownership structure and are receiving a strategic investment from Bregal Sagemount intended to suppo...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Calltower acquires Appia Communications

Highly complementary product offering and addition of key personnel broadens CallTower’s position as a leading global communications provider with expanded offerings to meet growing demand CallTower Inc., a global leader in delivering cloud-based...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Discovery Data acquires Financial Media Group

Discovery Data, the leading provider of data on firms and professionals in the financial services and insurance industries, announced it has acquired essentially all the business assets of Financial Media Group. The acquisition expands Discovery D...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

GPS Insight receives investment from Bregal Sagemount

GPS Insight today announced an investment from Bregal Sagemount aimed at supporting the company’s continued growth. GPS Insight is a leading provider of SaaS-based fleet management software to customers with fleets ranging from a few vehicles to s...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Madison Dearborn partners acquires leading database infrastructure and cloud managed services provider RDX

Remote DBA Experts, LLC (“RDX” or the “Company”), a leading provider of remote database administration (“DBA”) and cloud managed services, announced today that it has been acquired by Madison Dearborn Partners (“MDP”), a leading private equity fir...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

NCP invests in Discovery Data

Northlane Capital Partners (“NCP”) announced today that it has made an investment in Discovery Data Holdings, Inc. (“Discovery Data”), a provider of information services used to identify and reach firms and professionals in the financial services...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Steele enhances artificial intelligence capability with acquisition of TransparINT

Steele Compliance Solutions, Inc. (“Steele”) today announced its acquisition of TransparINT, a leading technology company harnessing artificial intelligence (“AI”) technology to provide the next generation of compliance tools. TransparINT’s negati...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Tangoe acquires Mobi to become global managed mobility services leader

Combination Delivers Greater Automation, Efficiency and Predictability for Enterprise Mobility Programs Tangoe, the leading technology expense management (TEM) company, today announced it has acquired MOBI, the leading managed mobility services (M...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Waitr Holdings INC. To acquire Bite Squad

Acquisition will expand Waitr’s footprint to over 500 cities in 22 states Waitr Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: WTRH) (“Waitr”), a fast growing restaurant platform for online ordering and on-demand food delivery, today announced that it has signed definiti...

01/23/2018 00:00:00

Bregal Freshstream investeert in grondwerken en civieltechnische onderneming M&J Evans

Bregal Freshstream kondigt vandaag aan dat zij heeft geïnvesteerd in M&J Evans Construction Ltd (“M&J Evans” of “de onderneming”), een grond- en civieltechnisch bedrijf gevestigd in de Britse Midlands dat een scala aan civiele bouwkunde, f...

01/17/2018 00:00:00

Redevco kicks off redevelopment of department store in Eindhoven

Amsterdam, January 10, 2018 – Pan-European retail real estate investment manager Redevco has launched the redevelopment works of the C&A department store building located on the 18 Septemberplein in the southern Dutch city of Eindhoven. Redevc...

October 1, 2018

COFRA’s Sustainable Food Group joins Intelligent Growth Solutions’ GBP 22.5m Series C funding round

Zug, Switzerland, 18 January 2024: The Sustainable Food Group, part of COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”), today announces its participation in the latest fundraise of GBP 22.5 million by Intelligent Growth Solutions (“IGS”) – the vertical farming technol...

01/18/2024 12:00:00

Otto Jager appointed as Chief Financial Officer of COFRA’s Clean Energy Group & Sunrock

Zug, Switzerland, 31 January 2024 – COFRA Holding AG (“COFRA”) announces the appointment of Otto Jager as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of COFRA’s Clean Energy Group and Sunrock, effective from 1 May 2024. COFRA’s Clean Energy Group was establ...

01/31/2024 09:00:00

Redevco launches Redevco Capital Partners

Amsterdam, 15 April 2024 – Redevco, and Oliver Herrmann, founder of German large-scale retail specialist redos, launch Redevco Capital Partners, targeting special situations real estate opportunities across Europe. Based in London and leveraging R...

04/15/2024 06:00:00

Mary Quaney and Johanna Brenninkmeijer appointed to COFRA Holding’s Board of Directors

Zug, Switzerland, 7 May 2024 – COFRA Holding AG is pleased to announce the appointment of Mary Quaney and Johanna Brenninkmeijer to its Board of Directors, effective immediately. Thomas Brenninkmeijer steps down from the Board following eight year...

July 5, 2024

Bregal Unternehmerkapital closes oversubscribed Fund IV at €2.65 billion

Zug, Switzerland, 28 May 2024 - Bregal Unternehmerkapital (“BU”), one of the most active and largest investors in the DACH region with a strong presence in Italy, today announced the closing of its fourth fund, Bregal Unternehmerkapital IV (“Fund...

05/28/2024 10:00:00

Portocolom and Anthos Fund & Asset Management announce strategic partnership to develop sustainable multi-asset investment portfolios

Madrid, Spain and Amsterdam, Netherlands, 11 June 2024: Portocolom and Anthos Fund & Asset Management have signed a strategic partnership that will increase client access to sustainable multi-asset investment portfolios while also creating pos...

November 6, 2024

Sunrock achieves B Corporation certification

Zug, Switzerland, 24 June 2024 – COFRA Holding is pleased to announce that Sunrock has achieved B Corp certification – a globally recognised measure of overall social, environmental and economic impact. The certification is a milestone in Sunrock...

06/24/2024 10:00:00

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