The Maersk Group divests assets for USD 1.76 billion

The DFDS share divestment marks the beginning of a process for the Maersk Group in which assets totalling USD 1,76 billion have been put up for sale. APM Terminals could stand to benefit the most, says analyst.

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The process kickstarted by the Maersk Group yesterday, Thursday, with the sale of the company's stake in DFDS is not just a standard asset divestment, as the Maersk Group has put assets up for sale totalling as much as USD 1,76 billion, stock analyst Dan Togo Jensen, from the danish bank Handelsbanken, tells ShippingWatch.

And that figure only covers the major divestments announced or initiated by the Maersk Group. Add to this the smaller divestments, such as the recent sale of Bridge Port Terminal in the United States.

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