Shipping Insights Briefing – Issue 3, 2015

M&A trends in the maritime sector

Current mergers and acquisition (M&A) activities in the shipping and ports sector tell us two different stories: Shipping liners are focusing more on alliances and resource sharing, instead of engaging in M&A. On the other hand, M&A activity is gaining momentum within the shipping terminals sector, as investors are focusing on strategic buying options. This report looks at the rationale behind these trends.


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