SHV is a privately held family company with a strong position in a number of operational areas and selected investment activities.

Energy distribution

SHV Energy provides decentralised, low-carbon and clean energy solutions to 30 million business and residential customers around the world. With operations located in 25 countries across 4 continents, it is a leading global distributor of off-grid energy, such as LPG and LNG, and is active in sustainable fuels and renewable energy solutions. SHV Energy consists of a group of specialised energy companies, including such brands as Calor, Ipragaz, Liquigas, Primagaz and Supergasbras.

Cash-and-carry wholesale

Makro is a cash-and-carry wholesaler aiming to supply all the needs of food professionals and families that want to benefit from a great food assortment and prices. Makro offers a wide variety of products in food, perishable and non-food. Its ambition is to be the relevant partner for their customers and improving their buying experience by delivering services that boost their businesses. Makro operates in Colombia and Argentina, currently with 46 stores.

Heavy lifting and transport

Mammoet provides solutions to any heavy lifting or transport challenge. Mammoet helps the world to grow safely and efficiently, moving towards a sustainable future. With a unique global network, over two hundred years of experience and an unparalleled fleet of equipment, its mission is to help clients improve construction efficiency and optimise the uptime of plants and installations. Mammoet is by far the largest engineered heavy lifting and transport specialist in the world.

Industrial services

ERIKS is a specialised industrial service provider that offers a wide range of technical products, co-engineering and customisation solutions, as well as related services. They help customers in a variety of industrial segments to improve their products' performance and reduce their total cost of ownership. ERIKS has branches in 12 countries, with a strong position in Western Europe alongside a presence in Asia.

Animal nutrition and aquafeed

Nutreco is a global leader in animal nutrition (Trouw Nutrition) and aquafeed (Skretting), offering advanced nutritional solutions that are the origin of food for millions of consumers worldwide. Nutreco’s solutions go beyond nutrition, they provide best-in-class advice and technology to help customers produce more food, in a sustainable way, to feed the growing global population. Every day, more than 11,000 dedicated employees in over 40 countries around the globe pursue their purpose of Feeding the Future, with sustainability at the forefront of everything that they do.

Testing, Inspection and Certification

Kiwa is committed to a safer and more sustainable world by offering testing, inspection, certification, training, consultancy and data services. In doing so, Kiwa creates trust in the quality, safety, health and sustainability of its customers' products, services, processes, (management) systems and employees. It does so in a wide variety of market segments, ranging from built environment and renewable energy to drinking water, healthcare, food, feed & farming. Areas of expertise include management systems, safety, sustainability and lab testing, among many others. Kiwa has offices in more than 35 countries across Europe, Asia, the Americas and Oceania.

Private equity investments

NPM is an independent investment partner that helps medium-sized and large companies with a head office in the Benelux to achieve their ambitions. Its participations are characterised by having a strong competitive position and providing growth potential through a scalable business model across sectors or via buy & build. NPM aims to be a long-term investment partner and its portfolio currently consists of more than 20 portfolio companies.

Oil & gas investments

ONE-Dyas is the largest privately owned exploration and production operating company in the Netherlands. It operates in the North Sea (Netherlands and United Kingdom) and has a compact organisation with the flexibility to respond quickly to opportunities and challenges. ONE-Dyas is owned for 49% by SHV.

The history of SHV