Waterland backs Enhesa

Enhesa, an environmental, health and safety regulatory compliance assurance content provider, has secured an undisclosed amount of funding. The investor was Waterland Private Equity Investments.


BRUSSELS, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Waterland Private Equity Investments will provide growth capital to Enhesa, an environmental, health & safety (EHS) regulatory compliance assurance content provider.

Enhesa is a global EHS regulatory consultancy based in Brussels, Washington, D.C. and Tokyo. Enhesa provides a global approach to EHS compliance and simplifies regulatory complexity for international companies. By utilizing a standardized risk-based approach, Enhesa provides regulatory insights and analysis that helps companies mitigate risks, stay on top of regulatory change and ultimately achieve and maintain global EHS compliance.

To accelerate its international growth strategy, Enhesa has decided to reinforce its capital structure with financial partner Waterland, who will actively support Enhesa’s management in implementing this growth strategy.

“With Waterland as a partner, we are convinced we can accelerate our growth plans,” said Peter Hermans, CEO of Enhesa. “They offer the expertise and capital required to execute our ambitious growth strategy.”

“For Waterland, the investment in Enhesa fits perfectly with our strategy to invest in growing, high-quality companies. We are looking forward to support Peter and his team in expanding Enhesa’s position in the global regulatory industry,” said Cedric Van Cauwenberghe, partner at Waterland Private Equity Investments.

The former shareholders will pursue other opportunities outside the EHS industry and wish the management team success with the further growth of the company. The sellers completed the transaction with the support of Deloitte Corporate Finance and Laga.

About Enhesa:
Founded in 2001, Enhesa is the market leader in global environmental, health and safety compliance assurance providing support to businesses worldwide. We leverage our unique knowledgebase utilizing our in-house team of more than 75 dedicated EHS regulatory analysts from more than 40 different countries to provide insights and analysis regarding EHS regulatory developments from around the world. Enhesa provides this key regulatory intelligence for more than 200 jurisdictions around the world in both an easy to understand and utilize manner. Please visit www.enhesa.com for more information.

About Waterland Private Equity Investments:
Waterland (www.waterland.nu) is an independent investment firm that supports entrepreneurs in realizing their growth ambitions. With substantial financial resources and specific market knowledge, Waterland enables its portfolio companies to accelerate growth both organically and through acquisitions. Waterland is active on a financial, strategic and operational level.

Waterland has offices in Antwerp, Belgium; Bussum, the Netherlands; Munich, Germany; Düsseldorf, Germany; Warsaw, Poland; and Manchester, United Kingdom and currently manages a committed capital of €4B.