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Freight Forwarding business to buy wanted

Profile of forwarding company to buy wanted

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The company that our client is looking to buy must be a forwarding company with revenue of up to 10 million Euro. The location of the company that is for sale should preferably be in Western Europe (Netherlands, Benelux UK or Germany). The company should be a true forwarding business with clearing activities and preferably not own too many assets. The purchase price should be up to 5 million Euro. The forwarding company to buy should preferably have stable and sustainable earnings and not be depending on a few large clients. Shipping or clients on the route Europe to China and Africa would be an advantage. The buyer will need local management to stay to keep on running the business. The buyer is a fast growing flexible forwarding company with subsidiaries across the globe.


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Objectives and synergies from forwarding company to buy

Our client aims to achieve the following synergies from the purchase:

  • Target business could leverage off the IT - 'end-to-end’ supply chain management tool and track and trace functionality.
  • Increase the profitability and productivity of the acquired company
  • Provide it’s current client base with local delivery and high quality additional services.
  • Leverage its exposure to different currencies and economic circumstances.
  • The business wanted should be located in Western Europe (Netherlands, Benelux, UK or Germany).

If your forwarding company fits the requirements for the business to buy wanted you can contact us by email or phone to discuss a possible acquisition.

If your company does not fit the requirements feel free to contact us to discuss a possible sell-side mandate or find out more in M&A in transportation or forwarding

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.