Investing in tomorrow
AROUND is a European investment firm building sector leaders over a long time horizon. We want to make a difference by shaping the future of the sectors in which we invest.
AROUND is passionate about creating an environment where people can fulfil their ambitions. We believe that this drives highly professional, excellence-driven organisations.
Creating meaningful communities
AROUND brings people together yielding results far surpassing individual achievements.
Around market positions
Dentistry services # 1 in Belgium
1/20 dentist visits in Belgium
Funeral services # 2 in Belgium
Funeral services # 2 in Germany
1/10 funeral services in Belgium
1/20 veterinary visits in Belgium
Veterinary services # 1 in Belgium
Veterinary services # 1 in Luxemburg
Property management services # 2 in Belgium
50,000 appartments managed in Belgium
Around is an investment firm building fast growing companies with infrastructure-like characteristics providing essential services to society.
We are focused on a limited number of initiatives and build businesses over a long period of time. The long term goal is to create sizeable pan-European businesses with a meaningful market share in their target markets through a buy and build strategy. Around is predominantly financed by its founders and managers complemented by international blue chip investors.
The Around companies generate €0,5 billion in combined annual revenue.
We specialise in spotting opportunities for long-term and transformational growth in changing markets. We support our businesses to pro-actively consolidate their target markets whilst creating a coherent platform with strong operational control. We draw on our international network to pro-actively identify, structure and capture growth opportunities across Europe.