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Maersk earmarks billions for investments over the next two years

A.P. Møller-Maersk plans to invest between USD 4.5 and 5.5 billion in 2021 and 2022. Maersk's financial reserves for acquisitions, share buybacks and investments are, however, much greater, assesses investment bank. Skou denies expanding the fleet.

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Maersk has time and time again announced that it is scouting for relevant acquisition targets, and the group now names a figure for what it expects to invest over the coming years.

In 2021 and 2022, Maersk expects its total capex spending to range somewhere between USD 4.5 and 5.5 billion, reveals the group's interim report for the third quarter.

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