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Clairfield advises Customs Support Group on the acquisition of Errek

Customs Support, the leading provider of integrated customs services and digital customs solutions, acquired Errek Trento S.r.l. CAD and Errek Logistica Srl – together Errek.

Headquartered in the Netherlands, Customs Support Group is Europe’s leading independent, digital, and neutral provider of customs services employing over 1,700 dedicated customs professionals serving over 30,000 customers annually. Through an extensive service offering and digital capability, the company supports 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, Switzerland, and Spain. In Europe, Customs Support Group serves many crossborder 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.

Errek has been focusing its operations on excellence since 1969, constantly expanding and improving its wide range of services across northeastern Italy as a trusted customs partner and proxy for Intrastat declarations. For 50 years Errek has expanded over 50 years, resulting in offices in three locations in Trento, Bolzano and Vicenza. In 2004, Errek S.r.l. CAD was founded in response to the diverse needs of businesses in the Trentino Alto Adige region.

Carlo Massimiliano Curzel, managing director of Errek, said: “We are thrilled about this acquisition which reinforces our commitment to delivering superior service and support across multiple markets and countries. We look forward to continuing our growth while providing our customers with seamless access to global trade opportunities.”

Frank Weermeijer, CEO of Customs Support said: “Errek is known and appreciated for the level of services it offers and for the attention paid to each customer’s needs. We are excited to have them on board as we continue to expand our reach and offer comprehensive solutions to businesses worldwide.”

Customs Support was assisted as financial advisor by Equita K Finance – Italian partner of Clairfield International and part of Equita Group – and Clairfield Germany. Law firm Pavia e Ansaldo assisted on the legal aspects. In addition, Customs Support was assisted by New Deal Advisors for financial due diligence, for tax due diligence by the firm Chiaravalli – Reali e Associati and for payroll due diligence by BLCI. Customs Support was assisted by Ploum and Studio Armella for customs due diligence. The shareholders of Errek were assisted on the legal aspects by Studio Legale Zumerle.

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