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EQT eyes potential Nordic ferry merger after major Danish and Norwegian acquisitions

A new Nordic ferry major could emerge in the future. After large acquisitions in both Norway and Denmark, private equity firm EQT now hints at a potential merger between Danish Molslinjen and Norwegian Torghatten. Further acquisitions could come into play in countries like Sweden and Finland, partner tells ShippingWatch.

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Swedish private equity firm EQT is open to merging Nordic players – including Denmark's Molslinjen – to realize its plans for a Nordic ferry giant.

Late last year, EQT announced its acquisition of not one but two Nordic transport companies, the first being Molslinjen.

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