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Mergers/Acquisition/Privatisation

Mergers/Acquisition/Privatisation describes the consolidation of companies or assets through various types of financial transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, state privatisation, consolidations, tender offers, purchase of assets, and management acquisitions. Also includes port privatisation and port concessions which include equity holdings.

Hamburg mayor supports HHLA-MSC deal

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) February 28, 2024 – In a government statement today, Hamburg’s mayor Peter Tschentscher will campaign in support...

Commission clears acquisition of Bolloré Logistics by CMA CGM

The European Commission has approved, under the EU Merger Regulation, the proposed acquisition of Bolloré Logistics SE by CMA CGM S.A. The approval is...

ZeroNorth and Alpha Ori Technologies to merge

Copenhagen, Denmark (Ports Europe) February 22, 2024 – ZeroNorth and Alpha Ori Technologies have received all required regulatory approval to merge their...

HHLA’s Metrans acquires 100% of Adria Rail

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) February 19, 2024 – Metrans, the international rail intermodal, transporter, has acquired 100% of Adria Rail. Metrans had...

Verdi trade union plans protest against MSC-HHLA deal

Hamburg, Germany (Ports Europe) February 19, 2024 – The Verdi trade union is planning a protest next Wednesday against the deal whereby MSC-Mediterranean...

Gantrex acquired Liftcom, targets PCS

Nivelles, Belgium (Ports Europe) February 15, 2024 – Gantrex Group, with its majority shareholder Argos Wityu, has acquired Liftcom to support its...

GIP sells the Darsena Toscana Terminal to Grimaldi

Livorno, Italy (Ports Europe) February 14, 2024 – Infracapital and InfraVia Capital Partners today completed the sale of their 100% stake in Terminal...

MSC interested in acquiring Wartsila facility in Trieste

Trieste, Italy (Ports Europe) February 14, 2024 – International logistics company MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A. has indicated an interest in...

Romanian government blocks sale of stake in Constanta port

Constanța, Romania (Ports Europe) February 14, 2024 – Shareholders of Fondul Proprietatea have rejected a proposal made by the Fund’s...

AD Ports acquired 60% of Dubai Technologies

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (Ports Europe) February 11, 2024 – Maqta Gateway, AD Ports Group digital arm and enabler of cutting-edge trade...

Delo secures full control over Novorossiysk KSK grain terminal

Novorossiysk, Russia (Ports Europe) February 10, 2024 – Russia’s Delo Group has closed the deal agreed in September 2023 to buy the last remaining stake of...

Boluda Towage buys Resolve Salvage & Fire, Gibraltar

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 8, 2024 – Boluda Towage, part of Boluda Corporación Marítima, has acquired Resolve Salvage and...

Harim not to acquire Korea’s top container shipper HMM

Algeciras, Spain (Ports Europe) February 7, 2024 – HMM’s creditors have decided against selling Korea’s largest container shipping company,...

U.S. Taylor Group acquires CVS Ferrari, Piacenza

Piacenza, Italy (Ports Europe) February 6, 2024 – U.S. Taylor Group has acquired 85% of CVS Ferrari, a company based in Roveleto di Cadeo, Piacenza. The...

Noatum completes acquisition of Sesé Auto Logistics

Valencia, Spain (Ports Europe) February 2, 2024 – Noatum has completed the acquisition of 100% of the capital of Sesé Auto Logistics for 81 million...

Cargotec to demerge Kalmar business

Helsinki, Finland (Ports Europe) February 1, 2024 – The Board of Directors of Cargotec Corporation has approved a demerger plan for its Kalmar and Hiab...

BlackRock to acquire GIP, port terminal changes

New York, USA (Ports Europe) January 26, 2024 – Earlier this month, BlackRock, Inc. agreed to acquire Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading...

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