Independent transaction advisory services

MTBS M&A is a corporate finance advisory firm with a unique specialisation in the port and maritime sectors. It is part of MTBS, which is, for over 15 years, the leading advisory firm in the ports sector, advising both public and private clients.

Our expertise spans the entire maritime industry, including ports, terminals, free zones, inland (dry)ports, depots, multimodal facilities, warehousing businesses, and other types of businesses related to ports. This expertise has been gained by working for global terminal operators, private owners, infrastructure investors, private equity funds, and other market players with an interest in investing or divesting in the ports and maritime sector.

Independent transaction advisory services

MTBS M&A is a corporate finance advisory firm with a unique specialisation in the port and maritime sectors. It is part of MTBS, which is, for over 15 years, the leading advisory firm in the ports sector, advising both public and private clients.

Our expertise spans the entire maritime industry, including ports, terminals, free zones, inland (dry)ports, depots, multimodal facilities, warehousing businesses, and other types of businesses related to ports. This expertise has been gained by working for global terminal operators, private owners, infrastructure investors, private equity funds, and other market players with an interest in investing or divesting in the ports and maritime sector.

MTBS M&A values its strong relationship with MTBS and builds upon MTBS’ 15-year track record of successful strategic and financial advisory projects around the globe.

Our Team

Our core team consists of five M&A professionals with diverse academic backgrounds and over 65+ years of combined experience in advising on port-related transactions. The core team is supported by the >25 port professionals of MTBS.

Theo Dersigni
Theo DersigniDirector M&A
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Paul van Eulem
Paul van EulemSenior Partner
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Adriaan de Gruijter
Adriaan de GruijterManager
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Koen Verbeek
Koen VerbeekSenior Consultant
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Lourents vd Steenstraten
Lourents vd SteenstratenAnalyst
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PORT SPECIALIST

MTBS M&A is a transaction advisory firm fully specialised in the international port and maritime sector. Building upon MTBS’ 15+ years of experience in hundreds of projects, we offer a superior understanding of the sector and as lead advisor support our clients in successfully realising transactions across the value chain, including port terminals (container, multipurpose, bulk, or liquids), inland terminals (dry ports, river terminals), and supporting logistics (off-dock facilities, warehouses).

GLOBAL NETWORK

MTBS M&A has direct and continuous lines of contact with the large international port operators, smaller private port operators, infrastructure investors, institutional investors, and port authorities around the world. This large global network allows MTBS M&A to run an efficient process for every transaction. Built on trust and integrity, these relationships allow us to identify the right acquisition targets or the right buyer for our clients.

PERSONAL APPROACH

MTBS M&A’s dedicated deal team ensures frequent, direct, and transparent interaction with the client to ensure constant alignment during the transaction process. As a trusted advisor, we continuously aim to safeguard our clients’ interests and therefore invest in developing a strong long-term relationship.

MTBS M&A combines market leading strategic advisory services with excellent execution skills, allowing our clients to realise successful transactions.