Companies, governments and consumers have become increasingly aware of the need to decrease pollution whilst reducing the consumption of natural resources and energy to ensure the longevity of the human eco support systems, human communities in general and the various systems on which they depend. This growing awareness increases the demand for various products and services that improve sustainability.

Opportunity for success

This investment theme is an umbrella term for a large number of industries, including companies in waste management, water and environmental solutions and fast charging for electric vehicles, but also electricity suppliers, textiles recycling, etc.

Strategy & view

There are two types of entrepreneurs and companies we focus on. Ambitious companies that have had a taste of success and want to take it to the next level partner with us to grow sustainably through our buy-and-build strategies. Companies that show true potential and want to start a new chapter by joining a platform company, on the other hand, come to us to grow quicker and become a part of something bigger.

But no matter the type of entrepreneur or leadership team, we always take the same general approach. We take the time to get to know the companies thoroughly and don’t stop until we find the perfect match for each company.

How Waterland supports entrepreneurs

Our strong international network opens doors for our portfolio companies and leadership teams. Growing beyond borders becomes way easier when you know the right people. But wherever a company decides to go, our teams remain the same: they bring the same in-depth expertise and do what it takes to reach the goals a company has set for itself. They are the steady, driving force you need to face a world that only seems to be spinning faster.

Some of our success stories in sustainability

  • Belgium

    Asteria Labels

    Asteria Labels is an international group active in production of a wide range printed packaging materials with a focus on…

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  • The Netherlands


    Heliox, founded in 2009, focuses on fast charging solutions for commercial fleets and heavy-duty applications such as electric buses, trucks…

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