MTBS M&A is an independent advisory firm with a unique specialisation in the global ports and maritime sector. It represents (the shareholders of) companies looking to be acquired or operators or infrastructure investors looking to divest portfolio companies. Starting with understanding the goals and objectives of our client, we design a tailored and comprehensive sale process. This process includes the preparation of compelling marketing documents, the valuation of the company, the identification and approach of potential acquirers, the coordination of vendor due diligence, the negotiations with interested parties, and the closing of the transaction.  Each process is aimed at optimising the interest in the global marketplace and maximising the valuation for our client. Leveraging our global network of international strategic and financial sponsors in the ports and maritime sectors, we have quick access to relevant decision makers. Furthermore, our network allows us to find the right match and to deliver on our clients’ goals and objectives.

MTBS M&A offers lead sell-side advisory services including:

✔  Support client in setting goals and objectives
✔  Prepare the company for sale
✔  Valuation
✔  Vendor due diligence coordination
✔  Prepare marketing materials

✔  Market sounding
✔  Evaluate offers and select bidders
✔  Manage due diligence process and dataroom
✔  Negotiations
✔  Completion coordination


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).


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.


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.


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