Beter Bed Holding announces sale and lease-back of the distribution centers in Hoogeveen and Nieuw-Vennep
6 December 2019
- Beter Beheer B.V., the wholly owned subsidiary of Beter Bed Holding, has entered into two separate sale-and-leaseback transactions for its properties in Hoogeveen and Nieuw-Vennep for a cash consideration of in total € 5.1 million. The total book profit on these transactions is circa € 1.6 million after tax.
- Together with the previously announced sale-and-leaseback transaction of the property in Uden (Linie 27), these transactions show that the Benelux operations of Beter Bed Holding will continue operating in its current logistical structure.
- These transactions contribute to the improvement of the net debt position of Beter Bed Holding, because the proceeds will be used to repay bank debt. Together with the divestment of Matratzen Concord that was completed on 2 December, these transactions are important steps for the transformation of Beter Bed Holding.
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