Customs Support expands Italian footprint with the acquisition of Mollica S.r.l. and MACC S.r.l.

Customs Support expands Italian footprint with the acquisition of Mollica S.r.l. and MACC S.r.l.

Martijn Rijk

27/12/2021

Marketing Manager

Customs Support, the #1 neutral and digital partner for customs declarations in Europe, announces the acquisition of Mollica and MACC (Mollica Group). This acquisition further expands Customs Support’s footprint in Italy and marks another step in its ambition to become the leading customs partner for clients across Europe.

About Mollica and MACC

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. Mollica is well regarded as a highly reliable partner providing great quality of services to its customers. Hence, both companies strongly believe that the respective customers will benefit greatly from the combination given the increased scale, combined know-how and enhanced geographic coverage.

“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.”
- Claudio Mollica, Founder and Managing Director of Mollica S.r.l.

“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.”
- 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 >1.000 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, 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.

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.

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@customssupport.com.