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8 July 2014

Goldner Hawn exits Transport America in $310m deal

truckload Minneapolis-based private equity firm Goldner Hawn Johnson & Morrison has exited its investment in truckload carriage and logistics services provider Transport America, which was sold to TransForce for $310m.

5 June 2014

Accel backs PackLink’s $9m Series B

packlink Venture capital firm Accel Partners has led a $9m Series B round for Spanish shipping and packaging group PackLink.

12 May 2014

Surge in private equity investment in shipping industry could lead to overcapacity

ship boat oil tanker A surge in private equity investments in the shipping industry could result in a capacity glut, according to a recent report from Reuters.

19 March 2014

Altor-backed OW Bunker could hit $1bn valuation in impending IPO

ship supply logistics container Private equity-backed Danish marine fuel supplier OW Bunker could be valued at up to DKK5.5bn ($1bn) through its impending listing on the Copenhagen bourse.

13 March 2014

WL Ross puts Diamond S Shipping IPO on hold

ship boat oil tanker Private equity firm WL Ross has put its plans to float its portfolio company Diamond S Shipping Group on hold.

7 March 2014

South Korea opens doors to inbound private equity investment

South Korea is planning to relax regulations that restrict M&A activity, making it easier for groups such as private equity firms to invest in the country, according to the latest three-year plan for economic innovation launched by the country’s Ministry of Strategy and Finance.

27 December 2013

Hahn & Company acquires Hanjin’s bulk carrier business

korea dragon stone South Korean private equity firm Hahn & Co has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Hanjin Shipping’s bulk-carrier business.

16 October 2013

Northern Navigation launches second shipping fund

Fletcher shipping Connecticut, US and London, UK-based investment manager Northern Navigation is currently raising its Northern Shipping fund II with a target of $250m, having already raised $184m, according to a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The document reveals that capital was raised through commitments from 14 LPs. The firm invests in the shipping[...]

26 April 2013

Ontario Teachers completes $469m SeaCube take-private deal

containers Canada’s largest retirement fund the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has completed a $469.5m take-private deal for container leasing company SeaCube.

8 April 2013

Jones Act vessel owners including Blackstone’s APT see higher earnings

ship boat oil tanker Jones Act tankers including those owned by Blackstone-backed business American Petroleum Tankers are reportedly seeing an increase in earnings thanks to the US shale oil boom in the US.

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