DFDS' new major acquisition comes after years of courting the owner family

DFDS' large-scale acquisition of Dutch HSF Logistics has been years in the making, as the Danish shipping group has been courting the owner family. DFDS has not faced competitors in the process, and CEO Torben Carlsen says the company is paying an attractive price.

Torben Carlsen, adm. direktør i DFDS. | Photo: DFDS

Several years of courtship have paid off for Danish ferry and logistics operator DFDS.

Earlier on Tuesday, DFDS announced its acquisition of Dutch cold chain operator HSF Logistics for EUR 296 million.

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