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Skou after year with low acquisition activity: "We're ready now"

2020 will be characterized by acquisitions and expansions at Maersk, which plans to be competitive on land in all markets by 2023. "We're starting to have it slightly more under control," says Chief Executive Officer Søren Skou.

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After more than three years of tentative efforts, A.P. Møller-Maersk is now ready to set all sails in on expanding its onshore logistics business, says CEO Søren Skou following a 2019, which, despite an interest in making acquisitions, only led to one small acquisition being carried out.

"One may think that it has taken a long time, but the fact is that we're ready now. I think that in the coming quarters and years, one will see us being active on the acquisition side in logistics and services," says the Maersk CEO.

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