Are equity funds moving on from shipping investments?

Are the three recent changes in ownership of Unifeeder, Nordic Tankers and Hafnia Tankers a sign that private equity is leaving shipping after gaining hard-earned experience? Not necessarily, say several observers. ShippingWatch provides an overview of the transactions completed in recent years.

The three shipping companies Nordic Tankers, Unifeeder and Hafnia Tankers have gone through similar ordeals.

All three have within the past year gone from being fully or partially owned by an equity fund to now being owned by an industry player. Most recently, Nordic Tankers was sold by equity fund Triton to MOL Chemical Tankers earlier this month – a year after the fund sold Herning Shipping.

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