Founding shareholder and Scheybeeck have agreed to sell a majority stake in Monta to DHL
Monta, headquartered in the Netherlands, is a leading provider of software-enabled fulfilment services and warehouse management software to help customers run a successful online business. Monta strategically focuses on serving fast-growing small and medium-sized online shops and e-sellers. Monta addresses the end-to-end logistics demands of more than 1,500 online shops and e-sellers, including inbound logistics, storage, order picking, packaging, outbound logistics and returns handling worldwide. In addition, Monta offers warehouse management software for customers to optimally manage their own warehousing and fulfillment processes.
The partnership between DHL and Monta is an exciting opportunity to accelerate both parties’ international e-commerce growth ambitions. The partnership will allow Monta to accelerate its strategic ambition to help its customers scale internationally. The partnership strongly aligns with DHL’s strategic focus to strengthen its core logistics business and deliver long-term growth by focusing on the fast-growing e-commerce and e-fulfillment business.
Martijn Koops, Managing Director in Lincoln International’s Amsterdam office, commented, “We are thrilled to have advised Monta’s founder and Scheybeeck on this landmark transaction in the e-fulfillment segment. Monta is an impressive growth story resulting from its innovative software-enabled e-fulfillment solutions and agile approach catered to the needs of its rapidly growing e-commerce customer base. This partnership is a real win-win for all parties involved and paves the way for rapid international expansion.”
DHL is a leading global brand in the logistics industry, offering logistics services ranging from national and international parcel delivery, e-commerce shipping and fulfillment solutions, international express, road, air and ocean transport to industrial supply chain management. With about 380,000 employees in more than 220 countries and territories worldwide, DHL connects people and businesses securely and reliably, enabling global sustainable trade flows. DHL offers specialized solutions for growth markets and industries including technology, life sciences and healthcare, engineering, manufacturing and energy, auto-mobility and retail.
„Lincoln made the difference with their strategic advice and high-touch approach, which proved to be invaluable at every step of the way. The team safeguarded the interest of Monta and our stakeholders and surpassed all our expectations.“ – Edwin van der Ham, Founder of Monta