Media: Maersk Tankers contemplating sale of Broström

A.P. Moeller – Maersk is considering selling the former Swedish tanker company Broström. This emerges from information provided by brokers and investment banks, writes the Swedish media, Sjöfartstidningen.

According to several sources, A.P. Moeller – Maersk will put Broström on the market, writes the Swedish media Sjöfartstigningen. According to the newspaper, information pertaining to the full or partial sale of the Gothenburg-based company is circulating among brokers and investment banks. Sjöfartstidningen writes that a possible acquisition candidate could be the Stena group.

In late August, Maersk Tankers announced that a relocation of headquarters from Gothenburg to Copenhagen was on Broström’s drawing board. The move was to take place from the fall of 2012 to the spring of next year and would impact 41 employees of the Swedish office.

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