We are Corbel. We build long lasting relationships by supporting Chinese enterprises in Europe and vice versa.

We support, advise and represent clients who wish to expand their business overseas via greenfield investment or mergers and acquisitions. Take some time to learn more about our approach, our services or read up on our articles and updates.

About us

Corbel supports multinational companies from China with their needs while expanding business in Europe and vice versa.

We represent and advise clients who wish to expand their business overseas via greenfield investments or mergers and acquisitions, we help clients with their new market entries from strategy to representation and we ease clients’ minds while managing their company incorporations and administration requirements.


A one stop shop
with a full set of services.

We help multinational companies expand their business overseas by offering advisory, legal, tax and corporate services.

1. Advisory services

We help build sales channels for Chinese clients who wish to enter and grow their businesses in Europe through strategic alliances, mergers and acquisitions, and partnerships. We help multinational clients who wish to enter and grow their businesses in China through organic strategies, partnerships and mergers and acquisitions.

We have deep practical experience of establishing sales channels and alliances in various industrial sectors in both China and Europe, with special expertise in commercial due diligence. We provide fact-based, strategy-driven solutions tailored specifically to your organization, your growth objectives, and your specific situation.

2. Legal services

Our professionals have a profound and specialized knowledge of (international) Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, Restructuring, Sports Law, Betting and Gaming Law, Employment Law, Real Estate, Intellectual Property Law & Image Law, Entertainment & Events, Contract Law, Economic Criminal Law and we offer notarial services.

We support you in setting up and implementing (international) corporate and financing structures and advise on restructuring national and cross-border mergers and conversions. Furthermore, we support transactions, including management buyouts, the establishment of joint venture and acquisition structures and their financing, mostly for the benefit of private equity firms.

3. Corporate services

In the complex process of international expansion, it is key for you and every other business leader to keep the focus on your core activity and on growing the business. We provide professional Finance & Tax, HR admin, Accounting and Administration services. From setting up your corporate and financial structure to managing your administration, financial reporting and filing requirements, we are your reliable business partner. 

4. Tax services

Our professionals know the complex tax legislation and translate their knowledge into clear and practical tax advice. Their advice steers. It ensures that you are making the right choices and decisions. 

Our tax professionals have the knowledge and expertise to handle your tax returns. Our professionals can take care of your corporate, personal income tax and VAT (sales tax) returns. In addition, we can support you in any other compliance procedures, such as gift or inheritance tax returns, or setting up or coordinating your payroll or VAT record systems. Finally, we can support your business with preparation of the EC Sales Listings and the reporting for statistical purposes.

5. Corporate finance

Our team of specialists are able to guide you through the entire process of buying or selling. From developing the optimal strategy right throughout delivering the expected value. Combining our valuation expertise with a pragmatic approach of transactions, we offer an independent position on financial strategic level.

We offer transaction services such as drafting profiles and an extensive Information Memorandum, take care of non-disclosure agreements and partake in negotiations. We can carry out a search to identify and prioritize potential buyers or sellers. We map the market, approach possible candidates (anonymously) and execute the first exploratory talks. In case of a mutual match, we take care of the presentation of the business based on numbers, figures and market position and guide the contacts throughout the process until the actual purchase agreement.


Our goal is to create
lasting results.

Driven by values

We believe that the speed of business is best approached with a proactive and creative mindset. While being of service to you, we keep this in mind. We are diligent in our delivery. Our loyalty and reliability are key in building a long lasting relationship with you. We invest in our relationship with you by going the extra mile. 

Here for you

Our international team in The Netherlands and in China can actively support you in your own language. We value personal contact and ensure fast and thorough follow-ups. The specialized knowledge of our team combined with our strategic alliances with professional related companies enable us to quickly and powerfully adapt to your wishes.

Tailored approach

Our one stop shop model includes a full set of services. Whichever phase of business you are in; our approach is tailored to your needs. You can rely on us as your partner in business. View our services and feel free to contact us with your enquiries.

Management team

Trusted professionals
going the extra mile.

Our partners

Corbel’s founding partners are Dutch and Chinese and are expert professionals in Legal, Tax, Advisory, Finance, Entrepreneurship and Marketing. Our international team is based in The Netherlands and in China. Languages spoken are English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Dutch and German.

Remco Wortel

Remco Wortel

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Ruben van Aarle

Ruben van Aarle

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Hockpun Lee

Hockpun Lee

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Paul Grootings

Paul Grootings

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Where to find us

Our offices in The Netherlands and China value direct communication and have short communication lines. We ensure your request is followed up effectively.


Centrally located in The Netherlands and gateway to Europe.

+31 (0)85 046 60 58

Pettelaarpark 102,
5216 PR ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

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China’s most dynamic business centre.

+86 21 32 532 601

Unit 822 & 823, Wuding Road 555
Jing'an District, Shanghai, 200040, China

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