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Studenten op bezoek van Financial Study Association Groningen

Students on a visit from Financial Study Association Groningen

May 3, 2022

25 students visit JBR of Financial Study Association Groningen (FSG) during their Advisory Tour.

They follow a workshop on valuation under the guidance of a consultant. Afterwards a dinner and a drink. Read the reactions.

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De Nederlandse glastuinbouw staat voor grote uitdagingen als gevolg van de stijgende gasprijs, wat mogelijk kan leiden tot een negatief resultaat en een ongezonde solvabiliteit 3

The Dutch greenhouse horticulture sector is facing major challenges due to the rising price of gas, which could potentially lead to a negative result and unhealthy solvency

April 21, 2022

This analysis shows that it is likely that a substantial portion of greenhouse growers are at risk of losing profitability within the next 5 years due to energy cost increases.

The net result is in danger of becoming negative and solvency may drop sharply. This can lead to continuity problems.

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IDFA Documentary: 'The gig is up'

April 19, 2022

On Thursday, April 14, we watched the IDFA Documentary with our relations.

'The gig is up'. A documentary that shows the human side of the global platform economy.

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JBR adviseert bij overname van Danser door Blue Ocean 1

JBR and IMAP advise on acquisition of Danser by Blue Ocean

March 14, 2022

Danser, a major Dutch container carrier and provider of logistics services, has been acquired by Blue Ocean Capital, an investment company specializing in European port infrastructure.

JBR acted as M&A advisor to Blue Ocean Capital

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JBR en RSM begeleiden cross-border deal in zorgsector 1

JBR and RSM cooperate in cross-border deal in healthcare sector

January 25, 2022
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We wensen u een heel mooi en gezond 2022

We wish you a very nice and healthy 2022

January 4, 2022

We wish you a very nice and healthy 2022 ✨⭐️ 🍀

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Onze klanten hebben een blind vertrouwen in ons

Our customers have blind faith in us

November 29, 2021

What makes JBR unique from other consulting firms?

Ronald van Rijn: "In addition to our sector knowledge, it is ultimately our people who make the difference. There is a lot of togetherness with us. And a deep-rooted awareness that we have to do it together."

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De WHOA is het redmiddel voor onderneming in de problemen*

The WHOA is the remedy for the company in trouble*.

November 3, 2021

The WHOA allows companies to offer their creditors and possibly also their shareholders a private settlement.

Debts are structurally reduced, obligations are postponed or certain rights are modified.

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Ronde tafel over de WHOA 7

Roundtable on the WHOA

October 26, 2021

The Round Table's participants were interactively introduced to the practice of the Dutch Homologation Undertaking Act (WHOA).

Professor Rolef de Weijs and Joost de Vries of the JBR Institute presented both the financial and legal aspects.

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Unieke kans voor Nederlandse bedrijven in de agri sector voor de wereldwijde verduurzaming van farm to food 1

Unique opportunity for Dutch companies in the agri sector for the global sustainability of farm to food

October 2, 2021
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Josephine Blaazer

New addition: Joséphine Blaazer

September 17, 2021

Joséphine has worked as a researcher at JBR since June 2021 .

What I like about working in consultancy is that you can really have an influence and that you can see it being implemented.

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Waterstof en offshore wind 3

Hydrogen and offshore wind by Mirthe Lantman

September 10, 2021

In recent years there has been increasing interest in hydrogen, both in the Netherlands and Europe and beyond. Initially hydrogen is used in industry and mobility.

Hydrogen is expected to play only a limited role in the built environment in the coming years.

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De invloed van coronaregelingen op corporate finance-vraagstukken 1

The impact of corona regulations on corporate finance issues

August 31, 2021

From the start of the corona crisis, the Tax and Customs Administration has come to the aid of entrepreneurs by providing a payment scheme in the form of a special tax deferral, as part of a broad government support package.

But what impact does it have on corporate finance issues, such as when buying or selling a business, valuing a company or raising new finance?

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Boeken om te lezen in de zomer. Het team van JBR geeft tips 1

Books to read in the summer. The team at JBR gives tips

July 20, 2021

The team at JBR reads professional literature but also certainly wonderful literature.

On this page tips from the team for books to read this summer.

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Voor feestelijke gelegenheden en zakelijke afspraken zoeken we een zelfstandige kok-aan-huis 3

For festive occasions and business appointments we are looking for a freelance chef-at-home

July 20, 2021

For business appointments and larger groups we are looking for an independent (chef) cook.

He or she cooks the stars from the sky with a dinner for business appointments for 2 to 10 people.

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De transitie naar natuurvriendelijke landbouw met Aardpeer 2

The transition to nature-friendly agriculture with Jerusalem artichoke

July 20, 2021

Kees explains: "My father was a farmer. Because of my background I know the dilemmas many farmers face.

Jerusalem artichokes connect farmers and citizens. They bring soil and biodiversity into balance.

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JBR Interim Executives empowered het team met drie nieuwe interim directeuren

JBR Interim Executives empowered the team with three new interim directors

July 20, 2021

Suzanna Koning, Heske van Eyck van Heslinga and Hans Reinigert commit to JBR Interim Executives.

From the interim practice of JBR, they are temporarily deployed as CEOs, directors and administrators.

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Energietransitie - uitdagingen in de gebouwde omgeving 4

Energy transition - challenges in the built environment

July 6, 2021

The energy transition is changing the sources we use to generate our energy.

Because of the weather dependence of energy sources, energy storage solutions such as (green) hydrogen and batteries are becoming more important.

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Lisan Hutten 2

New acquisition: Lisan Hutten

June 20, 2021

Lisan has been working as a corporate finance intern at JBR since February 2021.

I get energy from challenging assignments or issues!

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Rick ter Maat treedt op 30-jarige leeftijd toe tot partnerteam van JBR

Rick ter Maat joins partner team of JBR

June 11, 2021 spoke with Rick about this special achievement, his love for the profession and his experiences at the office in Zeist.

"I feel like a fish in water at JBR and am especially grateful for the wonderful opportunity they have given me."

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Valentijn Destoop sluit zich als associate aan bij JBR 1

Valentijn Destoop joins as an associate JBR

June 4, 2021

Digitisation is now an inseparable part of your business strategy. You can use it to accelerate your existing business or build a completely new one around it.

At JBR, we help you clarify that vision of the future and assess which market evolutions and technologies represent real growth opportunities for your company.

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Iemke Imhof over het onboarding programma voor nieuwe collega’s

Iemke Imhof on the onboarding program for new colleagues

June 3, 2021

The new people give so much new energy. We are extremely happy with these four new colleagues. We have set up an intensive programme to get them up to speed quickly.

Our own consultants and partners give the internal professional, practical and technical workshops.

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Suut Tang

New acquisition: Suut Tang

May 28, 2021

Suut has been working as a business analyst at JBR since April 16, 2021 .

For me, a project is only really successful when there has been good cooperation with the client and the team.

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Nieuwe aanwinst: Rogier Tighelaar

New acquisition: Rogier Tigchelaar

May 28, 2021

Rogier has been working as a consultant in Corporate Finance at JBR since May 3, 2021.

I expect to have a great time with interesting and pleasant colleagues who work hard on professional assignments for exciting clients.

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Boudewijn van der Hart

New acquisition: Boudewijn van der Hart

May 27, 2021

Boudewijn has been working as a Trainee Consultant at JBR since March 29, 2021 . He studied Economics and Business-Economics in Groningen and completed his Master's in Financial Economics at Erasmus University.

He has the good trait of regularly evaluating his work. He does this for himself, but he also asks his colleagues for feedback. The structure he uses in this shows that he likes to take 'learnings' with him to future projects.

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Nieuwe aanwinst: Gustian van der Linde

New acquisition: Gustian van der Linde

May 27, 2021

Gustian has been working as a consultant in Corporate Finance at JBR since May 17, 2021 . He studied Economics and completed his Master's in Finance in Groningen.

By surrounding yourself with good, fun and curious people you continue to learn from each other. I find this very important in my work and career.

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Offshore wind – van nieuwe markt naar grote wereldwijde groei 1

Offshore wind - from new market to major global growth

May 10, 2021

The offshore wind market is expected to grow strongly in the coming years; from around 29 gigawatts of installed capacity in 2019 to more than 200 gigawatts in 2030 and even around 1,000 gigawatts of installed capacity in 2050.

With this, offshore wind is expected to account for almost 20% of the total installed wind capacity.

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JBR vernieuwt ACP en ISO/Maatstaf certificaat via gecombineerde audit van CIIO

JBR renews ACP and ISO/Maatstaf certificate via combined audit from CIIO

April 29, 2021

We recently renewed the ISO-9001 quality mark and the ACP quality mark. It fits with our way of working, where we have our processes in order and continuously work on craftsmanship.

This year we have taken a good qualitative step with customer evaluations and assignment evaluations. These intensive evaluations have produced a wealth of information that we can and want to learn from.

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In gesprek met Rik van Meirhaeghe over Pryme-Cleantech

In conversation with Rik van Meirhaeghe about Pryme-Cleantech

March 2, 2021

On Tuesday, February 16, the shares of Pryme-Cleantech were launched on the Oslo Euronext Growth. An important step for the sustainable and innovative company.

The team at JBR BELUX has been working on the IPO so that Pryme has the financial space to carry out its project. We are extremely proud of the successful strategy chosen.

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Offshore Wind Outside Europe, Future-Proof or Not? 1

New issue of GMAP Maritime and Offshore Newsletter Offshore Wind - February 2021

March 1, 2021

The maritime industry faces significant challenges as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

The downward shift in production and manufacturing activities has adverse effects on the supply chain that translates into the global shipping industry.

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JBR helpt ondernemers op een kruispunt met de blik vooruit

JBR helps entrepreneurs at a crossroads looking forward

February 25, 2021

The fit between your company and the market has shifted and that requires adjustment. Issues arise and you realize that choices must be made.

As an entrepreneur, you can come to us for advice on these questions. Precisely when you are at a crossroads of choices, we help you to choose the right direction.

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Kennisstuk - Invulling buy-and-build strategie

Knowledge Paper - Implementation of buy-and-build strategy

February 18, 2021

JBR is approached by different types of organizations for support in building portfolios.

Consultants from various disciplines regularly work together on projects.

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Strategie 1

With what types of questions and issues do clients approach JBR Strategy?

February 17, 2021

The questions with which clients approach JBR Strategy are very diverse and may be linked to a corporate finance or restructuring question, but may also stand alone.

Clients recognize the power of JBR Strategy. View the questions that prompt a strategy assignment.

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Het mag minder efficiënt in 2021. Geef ruimte aan nieuwe ideeën

It may be less efficient in 2021. Make room for new ideas

January 28, 2021

We have to learn to live with these times. Mobility changes and the degree of resilience determines the success of your business. These are permanent changes.

To renew you need space and rest. Especially in these times it is important to stand still and give your brain space for renewal. Less efficient work is the advice.

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Verandert COVID-19 iets aan onze toekomstige energiemix? 3

Does COVID-19 change anything about our future energy mix?

January 21, 2021

What is the (future) role of fossil fuels? Does the coronapandemic play a role in the transition to more sustainable energy?

The International Energy Agency has developed four scenarios to estimate the energy demand and mix of the future, post-Covid-19.

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We wish you a very nice and healthy 2021

January 4, 2021

Sound on... Best wishes from our team! ✨⭐️ 🍀

Sound on...the best wishes of our team!✨⭐️ 🍀

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Rapport 'Survey-digitale-transformatie-en-kennisdeling-tussen-sectoren'

How are companies from different sectors shaping their digital transformation and what contribution can knowledge sharing between sectors have?

December 14, 2020

Digital transformation offers (even in times of crisis) unprecedented opportunities for society. However, the digital transformation in practice has various challenges.

The effective use of existing knowledge about digitization can save costs and time. Sharing knowledge about digitization, between different sectors, has a lot of added value.

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Door onze sectorkennis zijn wij de ideale gesprekspartner voor een DGA 1

Our knowledge of the sector makes us the ideal partner for a DGA.

December 3, 2020

Interview with Rick ter Maat and Harold Brummelhuis with Brookz on the added value of in-depth industry knowledge.

'In the agribusiness sector, workers have to work within one and a half metres of each other. That has accelerated the use of technology and artificial intelligence, in the greenhouse, for example.'

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JBR adviseert De Poli Tankers bij financiering en acquisitie

JBR advises De Poli Tankers on financing and acquisition

December 3, 2020

The French shipping company Sogestran Group has acquired a majority stake in De Poli Tankers, a Dutch shipping company for the chemical and gas market.

With the money raised, De Poli Tankers in turn acquired the European fleet of the American Team Tankers International.

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IDFA documentaire ‘We Are the Thousand’ 5

IDFA documentary 'We Are the Thousand'

November 30, 2020

JBR is a sponsor of Club IDFA, which means that we and good relations get to visit the festival every year. This year is going to be different.

Despite the Corona measures we can fortunately still watch the documentary together, but now at home on the couch.

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Reorganiseren doe je zo: vijf tips voor een coronabeurt

How to reorganise: five tips for a corona turn - Het Financieele Dagblad 10 November 2020

November 16, 2020

How do you reorganise a company now that the future is more uncertain than ever? If you want to make it through the coronary crisis, you need to have a wide range of tools at your disposal. In this particular crisis, companies seem reluctant to reorganise. Yet even in uncertain times it is important to ensure that you are future-proof.

'Experience shows that if it feels right and the ratio confirms it, you have the best decision to make' Harm Tunteler, director JBR Interim Executives

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Ronald van Rijn en Bart Kroon

JBR helps companies restructure to weather the storm

October 30, 2020

With the second corona wave sweeping the country, more and more businesses are finding themselves at risk. However, a continuity problem does not have to mean the end of the business. JBR helps companies that need to restructure to survive.

Managing Partner Ronald van Rijn of JBR Consultancy and Bart Kroon of JBR Interim Executives talk about the business doctor profession.

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De 7 kenmerken van een goede crisisleider

Newsletter October 2020

October 19, 2020

Newsletter October 2020 JBR

# Good news: Mandate Top Management is part of JBR

# The 7 characteristics of a good crisis leader

# Round table: what factors determine the success of a transaction?

# Great interest in IDFA and New Year's concert

# Transaction: PrivaZorg becomes part of the Fundis network

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De 7 kenmerken van een goede crisisleider - interview met Harm Tunteler en Diederik van den Biggelaar

The 7 characteristics of a good crisis leader - interview with Harm Tunteler and Diederik van den Biggelaar

October 5, 2020

"Not everyone is born to lead in a crisis. People can learn a lot, but part of it is character. For our team, we naturally look at content knowledge, work experience. But also more innate qualities, like empathy." So says Harm Tunteler (65), director of JBR Interim Executives.

"Even more important than character is experience with a variety of challenging situations, our interim managers have a one-day familiarization period. On day two he or she already has to move on to action. That is only possible if you have so much experience that you can see through problems quickly," says Diederik van den Biggelaar (65). His agency Mandaat in Vreeland, which recently merged with JBR.

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Persbericht: Mandaat Top Management wordt onderdeel van JBR in Zeist

Press Release: Mandate Top Management becomes part of JBR in Zeist

October 2, 2020

JBR and Mandaat continue together. A strong combination is created, expanding the high quality and diversity of services to clients.

The company name Mandate will remain and the activities will continue. For Mandate, the merger with JBR means a strengthening of its continuity.

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PrivaZorg wordt onderdeel van het netwerk van Fundis 4

PrivaZorg becomes part of the Fundis network

October 1, 2020

The administrative merger between Fundis and PrivaZorg is a fact after approval by the NZa and ACM. With this merger, PrivaZorg becomes an independent part of the Fundis network.

JBR guided PrivaZorg through the strategic reorientation, the search for suitable partners and the merger negotiations with Fundis.

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September 24, 2020

The Round Table on 16 September 2020 was a great success for us. More than 29 leading participants responded to our invitation.

The spacious room in Hotel Figi was therefore filled with high-quality knowledge about mergers and acquisitions.

The theme of 'successful transactions' was explained in an accessible way by the three presentations by Hans Schenk, Hans Spaan & Tim van Luxemburg and Rik van Meirhaeghe, from their areas of expertise and vision.

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Interview met Ronald van Rijn over herstructurering

Interview with Ronald van Rijn on restructuring

September 18, 2020

Thanks to many years of experience with these restructuring issues, we quickly grasp the situation. The profession can easily be compared to that of a doctor. The more often you have operated, the quicker you recognize special situations. You can work more efficiently and with a high degree of success.

When it comes to restructuring issues, we always put the interests of the company first. Naturally we have a good relationship with the banks. The goal is always the continuity of the business. Our independent role in this is unique in the market.

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Harold Brummelhuis JBR

Seller's market for companies: back from the brink?

September 11, 2020

The coronavirus has had an impact on the sale of companies. In these turbulent times, it is important for advisors to have a clear roadmap ready for the sale of a company.

In addition, knowledge of the sectors and the network have become even more relevant. Sector knowledge and relationships built up in the past contribute positively to digital meetings.

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Herstructureren is ‘opruimen en verbouwen terwijl de winkel open is’ 1

Restructuring is 'cleaning up and rebuilding while the shop is open'.

September 11, 2020

No two restructurings are the same, but at the heart of it all is the improvement of liquidity and long-term continuity. There are three generic transformation priorities that together safeguard continuity.

Bart Kroon says: "You can have a lot of impact as an interim director. You have to inspire people in difficult times, help them find the courage and guide them to implement the strategies."

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