Entrepreneurs in the picture


Safeguarding business continuity and pursuing a growth acceleration with respect for and building upon Schellevis’ heritage. Founder Mr Piet van Vugt and CEO Arold Korst explain how together with Gilde the business and leadership succession at Schellevis was arranged. Together investing in a thriving family company, expanding production capacity and enlarging the commercial footprint to neighbouring countries.
Succession schellevis


Empowering outstanding leadership with their pan- European roll-out aspirations. Actief Interim CEO Mark Maessen shares how he put his vision in practice and with the support of Gilde successfully built Actief Interim into one of the top European staffing players. An active buy & build programm resulting in 7 strategic acquisitions across four countries and 200 offices - while still counting.
Buyandbuild aktief


Working alongside successful entrepreneurs to take Fruity Line to the next level of success - and beyond. Mark de Bruijn, CEO and co-founder of Fruity Line elaborates on going from selling a visionary health product to managing explosive growth across Europe with the help of Gilde. Scaling up capacity continuously, making carefully selected add-on acquisitions, becoming the leading European powerhouse of healthy fresh juices.


Enabling Leen Bakker’s transition to independence from Blokker Holding and creating the entrepreneurial freedom to pursue an ambitious growth agenda. Debbie Klein, CEO of Leen Bakker gives colour to the partnership with Gilde, tells about the growth path embarked upon, about a winning mood and the merger with Kwantum. Leen Bakker and Kwantum, the Dutch alternative to IKEA!
Mbocarveout leenbakker