Anders Invest has acquired a 40% stake in Metalura, a manufacturer of wintergardens, balcony glass and windscreens. Metalura is located in Alblasserdam (NL), has 45 employees and is growing fast. The turnover has grown by 49% per annum on average over the last four years. In three out of the last four years the company was profitable. In 2011, 2012 and 2013 Metalura has received the FD Gazelle award, the most prestigious award for fast growing companies in the Netherlands.
Metalura has built a strong position in the market by supplying directly to the end-customer. The complete sales and delivery process is executed under own control, without costly intermediate parties involved. Weekly advertisements in national magazines and newspapers guarantee that the company is visible to potential customers. Due to high product quality and pro-active and solid service, the customer satisfaction levels are high. In 2015 Metalura is continuing its growth pace in line with previous years.
The other shares are in the hands of the current shareholders. The management will remain unchanged. Anders Invest will provide financial resources as well as management support in order to strengthen the position of Metalura and to continue the current pace of growth.