Fundraising of IdemPapers

Industrials / Consumer
Deal type
Debt Advisory / Growth / Equity capital
December 2014
Countries involved


Idempapers is an independent privately owned Belgian company specialized in the manufacturing and marketing of high-value specialty paper. Idempapers was formerly known as Arjo Wiggins Belgium


Idempapers has completed a fundraising, underwritten by Sogepa and Berivo, to finance its new-product development plan

What we did

Capitalmind actively supported Idempapers all along the process: assistance services to the management and the board, preparation of process documentation, valuation guidance, identification of the lender and negotiation of the legal documentation.

Capitalmind played a key role in defining the appropriate financing strategy, anticipating key issues, defining the appropriate lender and negotiating the legal documentation.

Holding a strong knowledge of the Paper & Packaging industry, Capitalmind has been able to tailor a workable deal in a complex environment.

About the deal

Idempapers is a €150m revenues privately-owned Belgian specializing in the manufacturing (around 120.000 Tons per year) and marketing of high-value specialty papers (carbonless and specialty coated products) which are mainly distributed to European clients (90% of the business). Idempapers was formerly known as Arjo Wiggins Belgium.

In a challenging European market environment, this fundraising will support the company as it looks to renew and expand its product portfolio.