Sell a forwarding business in the Netherlands


The sale of a forwarding company in the Netherlands

Our local M&A advisors have a long track record in both Dutch as well as Belgium forwarding business sales. We have an European team of forwarding M&A experts to support in your business sale. Our forwarding M&A advisors are helping Dutch forwarding business owners in a sale of their business. We know various buyers as well as forwarding business owners that are open for a sale. Our main interest is to help forwarding firms of any size in the Netherlands with a sale to international or Dutch buyers.We are active in business sales for all kind of forwarding companies in the Netherlands:

Sell a forwarding company
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We give you advice on selling a forwarding company in the Netherlands

  • Airfreight forwarding
  • Sea (ocean) forwarding
  • Road forwarding

For each type of forwarding company in the Netherlands we know possible buyers or can find them.
Airfreight is an important means of transport for the Netherlands. The most important airport for air forwarding in the Netherlands is Schiphol. This airport is located close to the capital Amsterdam. Most air forwarding companies are located at or in the vicinity of Schiphol airport. Air forwarding can be related to both import and export freight in the Netherlands. For imports we see a lot of products coming in from Asia and the US. For export many different type of products are transported, one of the local export products being flowers. All together we know the air forwarding market in the Netherlands well and can help in the sale of your Dutch air forwarding company to international buyers.
Sea forwarding
out of The Netherlands mostly occurs out of the Rotterdam harbour. The port of Rotterdam is one of the largest in the world and continues to grow further. This becomes more and more an automated port. A large number of containers are moved each year via many ocean forwarders that are active in the Netherlands. The sea forwarding companies are mostly located in Rotterdam or at least close to the city. From Rotterdam container trains go to Germany and other countries in Europe. Other smaller sea harbours in the Netherlands are located in:

  • Vlissingen
  • Eemshaven
  • Amsterdam
  • Ijmuiden
  • Den Helder

We can also help road forwarding business owners in the sale of their business in the Netherlands. Road forwarding is a very important activity in the Netherlands given the country is focusing on transportation and logistics. We do have direct access to a lot of local as well as international players that can be interested. Please get in touch if you want to know more about selling your road forwarding company in the Netherlands.

How to sell a forwarding business in the Netherlands

Should a M&A advisor know the forwarding industry you operate in?Our M&A team has a strong local presence in the Netherlands with in depth forwarding industry knowledge. Our people are from the industry and we have access to various people that are active at an operational level for Dutch forwarding companies. When we help forwarding clients in selling their company we always have someone locally working together with other European forwarding M&A experts. When you sell your forwarding business it is necessary that a M&A advisor has practical experience in the local Dutch forwarding market. If you want to read more details about selling a forwarding company in general please go to sell a forwarding business.

Type of buyers for your forwarding business

Who could be the best buyer for your forwarding business?At Corporate Finance in Europe we mainly focus on international strategic forwarding buyers. In the Netherlands however, we also have an excellent knowledge of the domestic forwarding buyers. We will find the buyer that realizes most synergies with your company and is the most suited buyer. There are many international forwarding buyers that want to establish a local presence in the Netherlands via an acquisition. This can be in the area of road, sea or air forwarding. Our M&A advisors in the Netherlands can help you with a business sale of your forwarding company and guide you in the process.

The process of selling a company

The process of selling a forwarding company differs somehow from selling a business in a standard industry. The forwarding industry has as a main difference that it uses limited assets compared to other industries. The forwarding industry generally has high goodwill being paid in a business sale. You can learn about the different steps when selling your company if you go to the page of selling a business.

When selling a forwarding business

m&a advisor Govert Derks The M&A advisors of Corporate Finance in Europe are ready to help you with selling your forwarding company in the Netherlands. Get in touch with Govert Derks to learn more about the possibilities to sell your Dutch forwarding company.GET IN CONTACT WITH Govert Derks and get 30 minutes of free advice on mergers and acquisitions in the forwarding industry in the Netherlands

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