Gilbert + Tobin (G+T) has advised Five V Capital (Five V) and the shareholders of Monson Agencies (Monson) on the sale of Monson to Netherlands based, maritime services company VertomCory.
Monson is a market leading shipping agency, providing mission critical supply chain services to facilitate the global movement of essential resource commodities. Operating for over 40 years, Monson has expanded its operations to cover 10 countries and over 250 ports across the Asia Pacific, enabling it to service a Tier 1 customer base, comprising some of the world’s largest industrial operators.
G+T’s involvement with Monson dates back to 2021 when the firm advised Five V on its initial investment into the business. G+T’s market-leading Corporate Advisory team advised on all aspects of the transaction. The team was led by Corporate Advisory partner Peter Cook and senior lawyer Muli Zhou, together with lawyers Kevin Zhou, Kim Nguyen and Karla Jeffrey. The Corporate Advisory team was also supported by specialists throughout the firm.
Peter Cook said, “We are pleased to have advised and supported Five V and the shareholders of Monson on this significant transaction. It has been a pleasure to see the growth of Monson and we are excited about the future prospects of the business under VertomCory’s ownership”.