Customs Support expands European coverage with the acquisition of M.C.S. Mediterranean Customs Services srl.
Customs Support, the leading digital customs broker in Europe, announces the acquisition of Mediterranean Customs Services (MCS). With this acquisition, Customs Support strengthens its presence in Italy and emphasises the importance of having a presence in strategic locations to provide the best service to customers locally.
About Mediterranean Customs Services (MCS)
MCS, started in 1993, is a well-known and highly respected customs broker with 8 offices in the most important harbours of Northern Italy, which is a result of the company’s goal to achieve an operational presence at all ports in the Upper Tyrrhenian Sea. MCS has many years of experience in all stages of customs operations and offers clients outstanding service for import and export declarations, classification of goods, VAT warehousing, customs authorisation and clearance and customs consulting. MCS’s philosophy is to offer the utmost professionalism in carrying out import and export operations, combined with consultancy in the customs and maritime sector. A dedicated team of 52 employees has many years of experience and extensive knowledge of the shipping sector and cargo operations while working in a dynamic company and with special attention to the personal needs of clients. Among the long-standing clients are both Italian and international freight forwarders. MCS is AEO certified.
“Offering outstanding service for import and export declarations to clients is what we recognised in the way of working at Customs Support”.
- Fabio Solari, Managing Director of Mediterranean Customs Services Genova.
“I am convinced that customers will benefit from this integration and get the best customs service in Italy and the rest of Europe”
- Andrea Nannipieri, Managing Director of Mediterranean Customs Services Livorno.
“With their strategic locations in the ports of the Upper Tyrrhenian Sea, we offer our clients even more services and a broader set of customs activities in the Northern region of Italy. With the MCS team's experience in shipping and focus on quality, they perfectly match our ambition to provide excellent customs knowledge to clients.
- Frank Weermeijer, CEO of Customs Support Group
About Customs Support Group:
Headquartered in the Netherlands, Customs Support Group is Europe’s leading independent, digital and neutral provider of customs services employing >1,500 dedicated customs professionals serving over 12,000 customers annually. Through our extensive service offering and digital capability, we consistently support our customers in maximising regulatory compliance, achieving operational efficiencies, import duty optimisation, duty planning, and ongoing development for a constantly shifting customs landscape.
In addition to traditional brokerage and digital services, Customs Support Group offers customs consulting and gas measurement services. The company is currently active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Ireland, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland.
In Europe, the Customs Support Group serves many cross-border clients in several industries such as automotive, food and beverage, and many more. Customs Support is the number one in digital customs and invests substantially in the digitalisation of the customs process.
For more information, please visit https://www.customssupport.com/
About Castik Capital:
Castik Capital S.à r.l. (“Castik Capital”) manages investments in private equity. Castik Capital is a European Private Equity firm, acquiring significant ownership positions in European private and public companies, where long-term value can be generated through active partnerships with management teams.
Founded in 2014, Castik Capital is based in Luxembourg and focuses on identifying and developing investment opportunities across Europe. Investments are made by the Luxembourg-based fund, EPIC II SLP. The advisor to Castik Capital S.à r.l. is Castik Capital Partners GmbH, based in Munich.
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