THE GERMAN-NAMIBIAN PARTNERSHIP TAKE OVER THE SHAREHOLDING OF THE SEAFOOD IMPORTER AND WHOLESALER IN SOUTHERN GERMANY.
Kronshagen / Garching, 29.11.2019 – ALL-FISH Handelsgesellschaft mbH (All-Fish), Kronshagen, and Seawork Fish Processors (Pty) Ltd (SFP), Walvis Bay, Namibia will collaboratively take over the shareholding of INTERCONT Großhandels GmbH in Garching, Germany, effective 1 March 2020.
The previous shareholders jointly decided to sell their business to the experienced partnership of All-Fish and SFP to ensure that the legacy built up over many years continues to thrive with the youth and drive which the new owners bring to the table. “We are very happy to have reached an agreement are relieved to know that INTERCONT will be led by a team of professionals and will stay a force to be reckoned with for many years to come.” former shareholders and management team Giuseppe Mavica and Manfred Löw. The previous shareholders both agreed that for them it was important to find suitable successors that bring with them the necessary experience and enthusiasm to run the business forward and to take it to new heights.
Herman Kroes, Stefan Schulze und Alexander Kögel will take over as the future management team of INTERCONT. Herman Kroes explained: “We would like to ensure all of INTERCONT’s current business partners that for them there will be no significant changes or implications as a result of the takeover. INTERCONT will remain in operation independently from All-Fish and SFP and will continue to supply the same variety of products, in particular the ITC brand, to the existing customer base”. Stefan Schulze reiterated that “through the established synergies with All-Fish and SFP we are sure to build on the previous business successes of INTERCONT.”
ALL-FISH will be an exhibitor at the “Fish International” expo in Bremen, Germany from 9 to 11 February 2020. Representatives of INTERCONT will also be present for your convenience and queries.
INTERCONT Großhandels GmbH (www.intercont-seafood.de)
Wholesaler and trader of frozen seafood since 1977; active in retail markets and is a founding member of the “Deutschen Seafood Verband e. V”. The target market, mainly based in southern Germany and south-eastern European counties, has access to a wide variety of frozen seafood ranging from fish, crustaceans und shellfish under the inhouse trademark ITC, as well as other well-known brands.
Seawork Fish Processors (PTY) Ltd. (www.seawork.com.na)
Operating since 2002 in Walvis Bay Namibia, as harvester and processor of seafood products. The main operation is run through two production facilities where Cape Hake, as well as Southern African Kingklip and Monk are processed and distributed to all corners of the globe. SFP also runs its own ice factory and cold storage facilities in Walvis Bay. The Seawork group currently employs just over 1,800 employees and processes about 25,000 tonnes of fish annually. The fish is mainly caught with its own fleet with fishing quotas allocated to its shareholders.
All-Fish Handelsgesellschaft mbH (www.all-fish.de)
Operating since 1995 and active in the import and distribution of frozen seafood products. Since its inception, the business has developed into one of the major suppliers of seafood in Germany and its bordering countries. All-Fish provides a wide variety of fish, crustaceans under the Seawork trademark and operates from branches in Kronshagen, Berlin and Gronau/ Westfalen.