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Johan van Walbeeckplein 11A



Phone: 599 9 4615 002


HAL Trust, through its subsidiary, HAL Holding N.V., owns and operates optical retail chains. It operates through Optical Retail, Unquoted, Quoted Minority Interests, Real Estate, and Liquid Portfolio segments. The company also produces high-pressure laminate products primarily for exterior and interior applications; distributes safety products and services, as well as products for welding industry; produces and sells hearing protection equipment; supplies timber products and building materials through 101 outlets for new construction, renovation, and maintenance works; and retails hearing aids. In addition, it offers office furniture; manufactures and sells orthopaedic devices and medical aids, as well as operates approximately 33 specialized care centers and various fitting locations; publishes the Dutch financial newspaper, ‘Het Financieele Dagblad’, as well as operates BNR Nieuwsradio, a radio station; and provides on-line access to a data base with information on Dutch companies. Further, the company offer online and offline publications for professionals under the Energeia, Pensioen PRO, and ESB brands; and operates a platform that focuses on investment professionals and standardized investment products. Additionally, it provides horticultural communication products and services to growers, garden centers, and retailers under the Floramedia brand name. The company also develops and produces identification and timing equipment for sports events under the MYLAPS brand; provides training for pilots through full flight simulators; develops and rents multi-family properties and office buildings in Seattle; and manufactures and distributes medical aids. As of December 31, 2015, it operated 6,110 optical stores, including 1,096 franchise stores; and 29 gas tankers. HAL Trust has operations in Europe, North America, Asia, and internationally. The company was founded in 1873 and is based in Willemstad, Curacao.


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