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Buy forwarding company France

Forwarding company to buy

  • Sales of the forwarding company wanted: 2m to 50m Euro
  • Location forwarding company: France
  • Employees: 2-100
  • #CFIE U014
  • Reason for acquisition: The buyer has a strong background in the French forwarding industry wants to buy a forwarding company as an individual backed by strong investors

Overview forwarding company in France wanted

An individual with a strong background in forwarding and logistics with a focus on sea/ocean  and air forwarding is looking to buy a medium sized forwarding in France. Forwarding for air and ocean is preferred above road forwarding. The forwarding company wanted should be of a medium size with large potential for growth via the opening of additional offices abroad. The focus of the forwarder could be preferably be on Africa and Asia, but also on other continents.

Profile (strategy) of the forwarding buyer

The executive has large experience in ocean/sea and air forwarding. He has improved the profitability and grown the forwarding unit of a large French international logistics firm. This has been done by investigating the strengths of the current offices, opening new ones internationally and finding new clients in industries with high added value. The individual is interested in buying in France particularly to find a freight forwarding company that he can grow for his own account. His ideal scenario is to find an outfit with about Euro 10m in turnover and Euro 500K in Ebitda. If the forwarding company for sale has offices in a couple of places in France as well as international with the opportunity to expand the buyer is even more interested.


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Activities of the French forwarding wanted to buy

The forwarding company in France wanted is preferably active in air and sea forwarding services mainly between France and Africa. The forwarding company to buy also could have some logistic activity. Ideal locations for the forwarding company are the South of Europe, Africa and Asia. The forwarding company wanted could preferably have clients in oil and gas, energy and some further industries.

Highlights of the forwarding buyer

The forwarding buyer has excellent experience in growing forwarding companies internationally. The buyer has realized to grow a forwarding unit from 100m Euro revenue to double it’s size in 8 years. The buyer has allocated a material budget for acquisitions from his own funds. Further, if needed he has access to larger investors to find the right candidates (small or medium sized forwarding companies) to be acquired.

Information on forwarding companies in France

Please do get in touch if you are interested in learning more about this French forwarding buyer that is open to acquire a forwarding company in France. Fill out contact form (get in touch). Please visit the section of transportation and forwarding companies wanted where you can find more buyers for forwarding companies. If you want to sell your forwarding company please visit the page sell forwarding company.

Note: CFIE only works with formal companies. We do get a lot of requests and it is difficult to follow up on all inquiries from visitors to our website. For each company, we assess the likelihood of a future transaction. We only get back to you if we see a realistic opportunity to do a future acquisition or business sale. In order to increase your chances of receiving a reply as an individual, please explain as much as possible about your personal background, strategy and fit with the target. There is also a possibility that your details will be kept on file and we will get back to you once there is an opportunity to do a transaction. CFIE can’t guarantee you will receive an answer to your request.