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Wärtsilä's CEO: We're looking for interesting acquisitions

While competitor Rolls-Royce is considering a sale of its marine division, Wärtsilä is hunting for interesting market acquisitions according to Wärtsilä CEO Jaakko Eskola. MAN Diesel & Turbo declines to comment the question to ShippingWatch.

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Jaakko Eskola was not completely dismissive when asked about a possible acquisition of rival Rolls-Royce Wednesday morning.

At a teleconference in Helsinki, Wärtsilä's CEO and president was asked whether the company was interested in a takeover of the marine division at the UK group. The question was prompted by Rolls-Royce's announcement that it was considering a divestment.

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