EQUITA assisted Customs Support

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Customs Support, one of Europe’s leading customs and digital partners and a portfolio company of Castik, acquired Mollica and MACC (Mollica Group).

Customs Support was assisted as financial advisor by Equita K Finance – Italian partner of Clairfield International and part of Equita Group. The law firm Pavia e Ansaldo assisted on the legal aspects. Customs Support was assisted by Deloitte for financial, tax and payroll due diligence, and by UBFP for customs due diligence.
The shareholders of Mollica Customs Center have been assisted by DWF on the legal aspects.

Claudio Mollica, Founder and Managing Director of Mollica S.r.l., said: “We are very excited about joining Customs Support – a highly regarded European customs broker and a frontrunner in digitizing the industry. Joining Customs Support will be highly beneficial for our clients as they can participate in the know-how of a truly European partner with access to broad international coverage of Customs Support. We are convinced that Mollica will fit very well in the Customs Support Group.”

Frank Weermeijer, CEO of Customs Support Group, said: “We are thrilled that Mollica joins Customs Support as we are further expanding our presence in Italy. Mollica brings in highly skilled new colleagues with broad customs experience and has an excellent track record in providing service to clients. With now 12 locations in Italy, we can offer clients customs services in close proximity. We believe that the clients of both companies will benefit substantially from Mollica joining the Customs Support family.”

The transaction in a nutshell

2021 12 Tombstone Mollica Macc CustomsSupport

The entry of the Mollica Group will be very beneficial for clients, who will enjoy the know-how of a European partner and access to its extensive international coverage.

Customs Support
January 2022
Customs Support acquired Mollica and MACC (Mollica Group)
Financial Advisor
M&A advisory
EQUITA Mid Cap Advisory

The company

Established in 1969, Mollica is a highly recognized and AEO authorised customs broker with approx. 50 employees strategically located in Milan, Peschiera Borromeo, Pozzuolo Martesana, Osmannoro, Dalmine and Ferno. For over 50 years, the company has focused on managing customs operations with the know-how of its highly skilled professionals and an experienced management team.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Customs Support Group is Europe’s leading independent, digital and neutral provider of customs services employing >1.000 dedicated customs professionals serving over 12,000 customers annually. The company is currently active in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Poland, Italy, Switzerland, and Finland. In Europe, Customs Support Group serves many cross-border clients in several industries such as automotive, food and beverage, and many more. Customs Support is the frontrunner in digital customs and invests substantially in the digitalisation of the customs process.