Hapag-Lloyd's market value surges as major shareholders increase stakes

The market value of container liner Hapag-Lloyd has increased significantly in the first half of the year after two of its major shareholders have increased their ownership stakes, reports analyst firm Alphaliner.

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The two primary owners of Hapag-Lloyd have acquired larger stakes in the container liner in the past six months, and this has made the company's market value surge, reports analyst firm Alphaliner.

In fact, shares in the shipping line have increased a whopping 70 percent in value since January 2019, when the major shareholders began to buy up. The share purchases were made by CSAV, which has increased its stake to 27.3 percent from 25.8 percent, while Klaus-Michael Küehne has increased his stake to 25.5 percent from 25 percent, according to Alphaliner.

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