Vanerum Group announces new international partnership

Diest, - October 20th, 2008, Vanerum Group announces new international partnership

VANERUM GROUP, an international producer of innovative furniture solutions for learning environments and collaborative spaces, announces today a substantial equity investment in USA-based StelterPartners. This partnership will significantly increase their ability to provide products and services that enhance learning through the integration of technology and product design.

Sign & Display announces takeover of SCS

Diest - 16 september 2008 - - Vanerum Sign & Display announces the takeover of SCS Belgium and its activities.

Sign & Display (S&D), a former part of the leading Belgian integrator of interactive and inspiring learning environments VANERUM, is since 2007 an independent Business Unit under the Vanerum Group ( S&D's activities mainly consist in manufacturing and installing internal, external and digital signage and various display solutions for health care, government and corporate environments. As from today, S&D will also provide all the services of SCS.

Holding around Gert Van Erum buys out Fortis Private Equity stake in Vanerum Group

A new holding controlled by Gert van Erum has taken over Fortis Private Equity's stake in Vanerum Group. Fortis Private Equity had acquired an 18% stake in Vanerum Group (“Vanerum”) in September 2002 at the time of the buy-out by Gert Van Erum, combined with growth capital for the further expansion of Vanerum.

During the period of Fortis’s involvement, Vanerum’s revenues grew from some EUR 20 million to more than EUR 40 million and profitability (EBITDA) increased from EUR 1.4 million to EUR 5 million.


Vanerum Collection: Gold at NeoCon

Vanerum strikes Gold Award Education Solutions at annual Best of NeoCon competition for innovative new designs. 

The Best of NeoCon awards – held during NeoCon® World's Trade Fair at Chicago's Merchandise Mart – are the highest honor for commercial furnishings manufacturers.VANERUM participated in the NeoCon competition through StelterPartners, its American distributor based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. StelterPartners presented at NeoCon a selection of VANERUM's product range, which they distribute in the USA under the LearningWorks « VANERUM Collection » label.

Vanerum Collection wins NeoCon Gold Award