Royal IHC


About IHC

Royal IHC is world market leader in the construction of specialized vessels for wet mining and dredging activities, and a key player in the field of complex customized off-shore vessels. Through an on-going focus on technological innovation, IHC Merwede stays at the market’s cutting edge and ensures that vessels continue to meet the changing demands of its global customer base.

IHC’s requirements

IHC wanted to maintain and expand its position as an innovative maritime technology company. This called for a clear structure with a majority shareholder. The various shareholders sought a partner who could guide and facilitate this complex transaction.

Relevant factors

Our approach

By using our knowledge of IHC and its sector, as well as our experience in transactions of this sort, we were repeatedly able to offer creative solutions. Our strength in execution, the expertise of our product specialists and the close involvement of ABN AMRO’s Managing Board, delivered a successful transaction.

Our solution

In addition to the strategic advice we provided during this complex process, ABN AMRO also structured the financing of the share transfer. The bulk of this financing was made available by us. This transaction has ultimately resulted in a majority shareholding by the Indofin Group of 62%.