Abenex completes its first investment in the Netherlands by partnering with Only creative entrepreneurs

Abenex, a longstanding European private equity player, is pleased to announce its investment in Only creative entrepreneurs, a full-service digital network. This partnership marks Abenex’s first investment in the Netherlands.


“We are thrilled to complete our first investment in the region by partnering with Only, a vibrant community of creative entrepreneurs,” comment Sander de Lange and Coen Barendsen, Co-Heads of Benelux at Abenex. “We look forward to working with Only’s talented management team and supporting its growth.”


“The investment in Only is a significant milestone for Abenex as we continue to strengthen our presence in the Benelux region”, add Patrice Verrier and Olivier Moatti, Managing Partners at Abenex.


The partnership will enable Only to further expand its operations in the Netherlands and across Europe in the coming years.


A commitment to sustainable value creation

Abenex’s investment in Only leverages its expertise in supporting the growth of mid-cap companies and builds on its track record of successful European investments. Abenex’s mission is to create sustainable value and positive impact for tomorrow’s society, which chimes with the Only community’s focus on sustainability, healthy living and social impact. These key themes are integral to Only’s service offering, which includes Strategy & Design, Concepting & Content and Media & Data.


A strategic partnership

As a fast-growing digital marketing platform, Only has made eight acquisitions in the last two years. Abenex will support Only in its transformational buy-and-build strategy and accelerate its development in Europe and beyond. This partnership provides Abenex with the opportunity to share its operational and buy-and-build expertise to further drive Only’s growth.

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