Kader finds new partner in Mentha Capital

13 September 2019

Mentha Capital has acquired a stake in Kader, bureau voor kwaliteitszorg, a leading Dutch consultancy company in quality management, occupational health and safety, environment and CSR, and information security. In partnership with Mentha, Kader aims to further expand its service offering, and strengthen its value proposition and services to its clients.

Kader was founded in 1994 and has grown into one of the leading consultancy companies in the area of quality management in the Netherlands. With more than 120 employees and 6 offices across the country, Kader offers advice and support to a broad customer base.

Mentha Capital invests in well-established, medium-sized profitable companies in the Benelux that have clear potential for expansion through organic growth, expansion into new markets and acquisitions. The current owners, the gentleman N. van Dijk and R. KleinJan, will remain shareholders of Kader and will be closely involved in the further expansion of the company.

Nanko van Dijk, CEO of Kader: “We still see a lot of opportunities for further growth in the Netherlands. We feel Mentha can assist us with the realization of our plans for growth and together we will be able to enter new market segments and grasp international opportunities that lie ahead. This partnership uniquely combines years of expertise in Management Systems and Certification, HSE Management and Education with experience in the execution of growth strategies. Simultaneously, we ensure the stable development and further professionalization of our organization and in this way offer continuity to our employees and clients.”

Barend Rutten, Mentha Capital: “We are impressed by Kader’s strong growth in recent years and are convinced that the company will be able to strengthen its leading position in the increasingly important market for quality and safety. We look forward to actively supporting Kader in its next phase of development.”