Mergers & Acquisitions News


CMA CGM Caps Logistics Push with $5 Billion Bollore Deal

Feb 29, 2024

France's CMA CGM has completed a $5 billion takeover of Bollore Logistics, its biggest-ever acquisition, and said it had funds for more deals as it seeks to counter volatility in container shipping.The acquisition of the logistics division of French conglomerate Bollore, announced last year, closed on Thursday at a final price of 4.85 billion euros ($5.25 billion) after debt and cash adjustments.The…

EU Clears CMA CGM's Acquisition of Bollore Logistics, Subject to Conditions

Feb 23, 2024

The EU Commission on Friday said it had cleared the acquisition of the logistics operations of conglomerate Bollore by shipping group CMA CGM, subject to a number of conditions proposed by the companies.The commission, which oversees competition policy in the 27-nation European Union…

American Queen Voyages Up for Sale as Hornblower Gets New Majority Owner

Feb 21, 2024

A global alternative investment firm Strategic Value Partners has entered into agreement with Hornblower Group to acquire the majority ownership of the company in exchange for significant equity investment. As part of the agreement, Crestview Partners retained minority ownership in the business…

Maersk to Spin Off Svitzer

Feb 08, 2024

Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk said on Thursday it will spin off its towage and marine services activities and plans to list the new company on the Nasdaq Copenhagen stock exchange.Maersk has sought to streamline its business in recent years,…

ABB Acquires Weather Routing Business

Jan 24, 2024

ABB entered into an agreement to acquire the shipping business of DTN Europe BV and DTN Philippines Inc. (hereinafter DTN Shipping), expanding the company’s offering in maritime software. The acquisition of the DTN Shipping portfolio covers vessel routing software…

Mullen to Acquire ContainerWorld

Jan 18, 2024

Mullen Group announced it has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire Richmond, British Columbia based ContainerWorld Forwarding Services and its operating subsidiaries. The LOI contemplates standard due diligence and the execution of a purchase and sale agreement…

“This is not a decision against THE Alliance,” says Hapag-Lloyd Chief

Jan 17, 2024

Hapag-Lloyd and Maersk signed an agreement for a new long-term operational collaboration called Gemini Cooperation, aiming to start in February 2025.Simultaneous with the announcement, Hapag-Lloyd informed its partners in THE Alliance that it would end its participation in January 2025…

ISS Takes Majority Stake in Leth Suez Transit

Jan 02, 2024

Inchcape Shipping Services has taken a major share of Leth Suez Transit Ltd AS (LETH). Under the new ownership structure, Otto Jervell, the CEO of LETH, will continue to helm the company as a part-owner.LETH, with its heritage starting in 1924 as a bunker supplier in Egypt…

Wilhelmsen, MPC Capital Acquire Zeaborn

Dec 21, 2023

Wilhelmsen Ship Management and MPC Capital jointly acquire 100 % of Zeaborn Ship ManagementWilhelmsen Ship Management (Wilhelmsen) and MPC Capital have agreed to acquire 100% of the company Zeaborn Ship Management, which the acquiring companis…

Jifmar Acquire Acta Marine Workboat Business

Dec 11, 2023

Jifmar Offshore Services and Acta Marine have concluded an agreement where Jifmar will acquire all workboat activities of Acta Marine, a deal with includes all 26 workboats, the crews (200 employees), the Netherlands based organisation and all existing contracts…

Bleecker Street Group Acquires Marine Learning Systems

Nov 06, 2023

Software holding company Bleecker Street Group (BSG) announced the acquisition of Marine Learning Systems, an eLearning technology and services provider.Marine Learning Systems is a trailblazer in introducing eLearning methodologies to the maritime sector…

Inchcape Acquires Full Ownership of ISS-McKay

Nov 06, 2023

Inchcape Shipping Services has acquired McKay Shipping Limited's share of ISS-McKay Limited, giving it full full ownership ownership of the joint venture that was set up in 2008to conduct core port agency business in New Zealand.ISS-McKay provides…

Danelec Acquires MacGregor VDR Business

Nov 02, 2023

Danelec, a leader in the production of electronic equipment for the maritime industry, consolidates its market position in the Voyage Data Recorders sector with the acquisition of MacGregor's business in this field. With this investment, Danelec enhances its installed base to a total of 16…

BSG Acquires Maritime Software Company

Sep 21, 2023

Bleecker Street Group (BSG), a global software holding company, announced the acquisition of Ripple, an integrated maritime software company. The acquisition underscores BSG's commitment to the maritime sector, solidifying its position as an…

CMA CGM Completes New York Terminals Acquisition

Sep 01, 2023

CMA CGM announced it has finalized its acquisition of two container terminals in the Port of New York and New Jersey as the France-based shipping and logistics group grows its supply chain presence in the United States.The company announced…

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