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Maersk shareholders risk debt burden from group split

Maersk Group's shareholders could end up paying a bond debt of USD 6.4 billion as a consequence of the potential split of the conglomerate, writes Danish media Berlingske Business.

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Maersk Group's shareholders could end up paying the company's bond debt of USD 6.4 billion if the conglomerate's senior management decides to act on the current deliberations to split up the business, writes Berlingske Business.

Many factors indicate that splitting up the 112-year-old shipping and oil group could become a financial headache for the board as well as for the shareholders.

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