AAC Capital Partners sells tour company RP Holidays to Gilde


Netherlands private equity firm AAC Capital Partners has sold tour operator RP Holidays to Gilde Buy Out Partners.

The company’s management, including CEO Henk van Koeveringe, are to re-invest in the deal.

Operating tours and holidays throughout Europe under the Roompot brand, RP holidays generated a turnover of €233m in 2010, and operates 31 holiday parks in the Netherlands and Germany.

Gilde is an independent private equity investor with operations in the Netherlands, Belgium , Germany, Switzerland and France. It manages funds in excess of €2bn and is majority shareholder in Gamma Holding, Hofmann Menü, Royal Nedschoef, Powerlines and Plukon Royale.

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