AKD advises De Hoge Dennen Capital on the EUR 24m investment in Felyx Sharing Holding

February 11, 2021

AKD has advised De Hoge Dennen Capital on their investment in Felyx Sharing Holding B.V.

Netherlands-based Felyx has attracted EUR 24m in growth capital. The financing round was led by the investment company De Hoge Dennen, which is owned by the De Rijcke family, and second investor entrepreneur Anne-Marie Rakhorst.

Nathalie van Woerkom, AKD’s lead partner in this transaction: “It has been a pleasure to advise our client on this investment, contributing to the expansion of Felyx in the Benelux, Germany and France and to further develop sustainable sharing mobility in Europe. A great joint effort of our outstanding venture capital team”.

About Felyx
Felyx, based in Amsterdam, is a successful scale-up, offering shared electronic scooters as a new and disrupting urban mobility concept. Felyx at present is active with 1800 scooters in eight Dutch cities and in Brussels. The company wants to use the fresh capital for expansion into France and Germany.

About De Hoge Dennen Capital
De Hoge Dennen Capital PE is the private equity arm of the De Rijcke family's investment and participation company. De Hoge Dennen Capital PE currently mainly invests in medium-sized (family) companies with headquarters in the Netherlands, which distinguish themselves through ambitious management and excellent growth prospects.

An article in Dutch in the Financieele Dagblad about the investment can be found here.

AKD’s Dutch M&A-team consisted of Nathalie van Woerkom (lead partner), Rosanne Vlasveld and Rianne Wessels. Ivo Vreman, Robert Jean Kloprogge and Sjoerd Waagmeester advised on tax related matters.