The Dutch full-service partner for independent pharmacies

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Freshstream today announces that it has agreed to make an investment in Nafinco, the Dutch full-service partner for independent pharmacies.

With more than 200 members, Nafinco is the only independent buying group for independent pharmacies in the Netherlands of scale. The company offers its customers support with respect to procurement, inventory management, logistics and business intelligence. Partnering with Nafinco provides pharmacies with access to the best possible terms and product availability and allows pharmacists to focus their energy on providing the best available care to their patients.

Freshstream’s investment will support Nafinco’s growth strategy, developing its offering across the Netherlands and abroad. The partnership builds on Freshstream’s expertise in the pharmacy sector following its investment in Avicenna, now one of the top 10 pharmacy groups in the UK. It is the 4th investment by Freshstream since its spin out from Bregal Investments in 2020.

Dirk Jan van Baars, CEO of Nafinco, commented:

“Our partnership with Freshstream will help us to grow further and faster, and to serve our affiliated pharmacists even better. With Freshstream we now have a strong partner who brings knowledge and expertise.”

Lodewijk de Graauw, Partner at Freshstream, said:

“Nafinco is a fantastic company with a strong purpose in supporting independent pharmacists mitigate structural imbalances in drug procurement. We are delighted to have partnered with them and look forward to working with Dirk Jan and the team.”