Acquisition of WZC Riemann and DCLARE Customs

Announcement Acquisition of WZC Riemann and DCLARE

Martijn Rijk

07/09/2021

Martijn Rijk
Marketing Manager

Customs Support, the neutral and dynamic partner for customs matters in Europe, announces the acquisition of WZC Riemann and DCLARE Customs Service. With this acquisition, Customs Support strengthens her presence in Germany and underpins the ambition to support clients with import, export and transit in close proximity to her clients.

As a family business with over 140 years of customs experience, WZC Riemann in Hamburg (GERMANY) is known for her exceptional service, flexibility and state-of-the-art digital communication. Since 2009 the company is fully AEO certified. The company has proven that a family business can add value with long-term customer advice and support tailored to individual needs. Especially for these reasons the company is a good fit with Customs Support. WZC’s managing director Friederike Engelken will join the German Board of Customs Support.

“As a family-run business committed to providing excellent customer service and implementing a ‘single point of contact’ policy we felt at home straight away from the first meeting with Customs Support. We are looking forward to joining forces!’ Friederike Engelken – Managing Partner WZC Riemann

Frank Weermeijer, CEO of Customs Support, adds: “WZC and their team are a perfect addition to our team in Germany and the Netherlands and we are looking forward to working together to bring the best value to all our customers. This is another important step in our ambition to becoming a leading European customs broker through organic and M&A growth”

Customs Support has a strong reputation and stands for knowledge, speed, efficient and digital customs solutions. Together with more than 750 customs specialists, a broad geographical coverage through many offices at logistic hotspots, Customs Support helps a wide range of clients with their customs matters in Europe. Next to these activities, we offer customs consultancy and gas measurement services. The company is currently active in The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, United Kingdom, Poland and Italy.

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.

About Customs Support:

Customs Support is the neutral and dynamic partner for customs matters in Europe. A fast-growing company that stands for knowledge, speed and efficient and digital customs solutions. Every day, more than 750 customs specialists and 100 Brexit experts are ready to take care of customs matters for a vast range of companies. With many offices at logistic hotspots throughout Europe, the company can offer customers a broad geographical coverage. 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.

Get in touch:

If you are the owner of a customs brokerage, gas measurement or other related services business and would like to know more about the possibilities of your business joining Customs Support, please contact Sebastian Ootjers – Director M&A and Corporate Development at sebastian.ootjers@customssupport.com.

If you have any questions, please refer to our Communication department at marketing-nederland@customssupport.com.