Heesen Yachts has announced that the ownership of its company has passed hands and is once again 100 percent Dutch. The shares of the company have been transferred from the group’s top Dutch holding company to an independent Dutch Foundation.
The Board of the Foundation consists of Arthur Brouwer and Anjo Joldersma. And its objective is to “guarantee the successful future of the shipyard and the continuity of employment for the highly qualified employees of Heesen Yachts.”The news follows on from Heesen Yachts’ Ultimate Beneficial Owner being listed on the sanctions list of the United Kingdom, following an update on 13 April 2022.
The statement confirms that Heesen Yachts is financially healthy and profitable, and that employment at both its Oss and Winterswijk facilities are fully preserved. Heesen Yachts’ order book is full, and its employees will continue to work on finishing the 13 projects currently in-build.
Business is then as usual, and Heesen’s sales team will continue to work with new clients for new projects.