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Maersk Line acquisition of Hamburg Süd cleared 07.12.17

Maersk Line closed the acquisition of container shipping line Hamburg Süd on 30 November 2017 (https://www.maerskline.com/news/2017/11/30/ml-final-regulatory-approval-hamburg-sud). The acquisition required regulatory (merger control) clearances in 23 jurisdictions, including the European Union, the United States, China, Brazil and South-Korea.

RBB advised Maersk Line alongside law firm Freshfields and local counsel in all 23 jurisdictions.