FinCo takes over oil trading firm Licorne

Rotterdam / Dordrecht, August 31, 2018



FinCo Fuel Nederland B.V. (FinCo) takes over all activities of Licorne Petroleum B.V. as per the 1st of September 2018 under a new entity named Licorne Fuel B.V.

Part of the transaction are all Licorne’s oil trading activities and lubricants sales together with Licorne’s 50% shareholding in Vidol Fuel B.V. Gerrit Slurink will be responsible for Licorne as Managing Director and the full Licorne team will continue its business from the FinCo Dordrecht office with immediate effect.

FinCo is an ambitious and fast growing company in the downstream oil market in the Netherlands. The wholesale, retail, bunkering and direct sales of mineral oils and biofuels is the core business activity of FinCo which also operates under the names Gulf Nederland and Dalhuisen in the Netherlands. With the acquisition FinCo will be able to further strengthen its position in the Dutch and adjacent markets and will continue its growth strategy. 

The transaction has been approved by the Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) in the Netherlands.