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Private equity firms show increased interest in German shipping

The private equity firms are waiting for the banks to lower prices. “At the moment, the private equity firms are showing greater interest in shipping than they did before the financial crisis hit the industry,” says Nicolaus Ascherfeld, a partner of the law firm Allen & Overy in Hamburg, to Lloyd’s List.

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The private equity firms have started to show interest in German shipping again following several years of rather muted interest.    

“At the moment, the private equity firms are showing a greater interest in shipping than they did before the financial crisis hit the industry,” says Nicolaus Ascherfeld, a partner of the law firm Allen & Overy in Hamburg, to Lloyd’s List.

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