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Maersk sells container factory MCI to Chinese CIMC

Maersk sells container factory MCI to China International Marine Containers in a transaction worth USD 987.3 million. MCI's 2,300 employees will transfer to the new owners.

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After spending quite some time scanning the market for new possible owners, Maersk has now succeeded in divesting its container factory Maersk Container Industry (MCI) to Chinese logistics company China International Marine Containers.

According to a press release from Maersk, the transaction is valued at USD 987.3 million on a cash and debt-free basis.

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