A Dutch player in the international ro-ro shipping market wanted to expand its services to include the deep-sea transportation of machines in a niche market. With four small locations, the British seller is the leader in this market but could use a boost. The buyer could provide that boost. As the leading M&A advisor Nederhof negotiated and with a local M&A lawyer finalised the deal. The deal was shortlisted for the Solent Deals Awards 2018.