Brussels, Belgium, January 4, 2018

Merodis, an independent corporate finance advisory firm, is pleased to announce that it successfully advised FNG N.V. in securing PMV’s (Participatie Maatschappij Vlaanderen) investment of €15m in the company’s €30m private placement. The latter consists of the issuance of 937.500 non-quoted Class A shares with warrant at a price of €32.

This successful private placing strengthens the company’s balance sheet and generates additional means to further accelerate the roll-out of the new Brantano concept. FNG (, based in Belgium and the Netherlands, is a strong-growing, Euronext Amsterdam-listed fashion group.

FNG operates 11 fashion brands with over 500 stores in the Benelux, more than 1,500 multi-brand stores and online platforms. FNG is an active market consolidator, successfully pursuing a buy-and-build strategy with sales of circa EUR 500m and a headcount of over 3,000.

For more information, please contact:

Dirk Marckx , +32 495 38 17 81
Arnaud Goossens, +32 473 53 04 66
Steven Meuldermans , +32 494 57 36 98