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09 march 2021

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Anders Invest signs 100% participation Royal Leerdam - Crisal Anders Invest has signed an agreement to purchase a 100% participation in Royal Leerdam and its affiliated company Crisal – Cristalaria Automática S.A.  The companies manufacture table glass for the European market from the Netherlands and Portugal( under the Royal Leerdam and Crisal Glass brands, has a turnover of approximately € 120 million and employs more than 600 employees in the Netherlands and Portugal.   Glass has been produced in Leerdam since 1765. With the arrival of the glass factory in 1878, Royal Leerdam was founded.  With the Crisal factory in Portugal, founded in 1944, Royal Leerdam has grown into a strong player in the European market of table glass.  The company operates from the production site in Leerdam in the Netherlands and Marinha Grande in Portugal.  In addition, the distribution center is located in Gorinchem. Royal Leerdam and Crisal serve customers in retail, wholesale and hospitality throughout Europe, Australia, India, New Zealand and the Middle East.   Anders Invest has acquired its interest from Libbey Glass LLC.  Libbey has decided to divest its European activities in order to strategically prioritize and expand its business within its core markets, especially the Americas. The closing of this transaction is anticipated to occur at the end of this month. Following the close of the transaction, Libbey and Anders Invest will maintain an ongoing commercial relationship, including uninterrupted access to products and other support.  

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18 may 2022

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Directors‘ Day 2022 On Wednesday 11 May 2022, the annual Directors' Day of the Anders Invest Industriefonds took place again. An extraordinarily inspiring and energetic day in Maarsbergen where all directors / MTs of the portfolio companies were invited. There were approximately 70 participants. We talked about sustainability, employee development and diversity. Especially themes related to people and planet. Companies shared challenges and solutions with each other. Despite (or perhaps thanks to) the different end markets in which the companies are active, challenges are very similar and a lot is learned from each other. 

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17 may 2022


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