Clarksons completes Platou purchase

Shipping services provider, Clarksons has announced that the $441 million deal to take over RS Platou has finally been completed
Clarksons completes Platou purchase

Clarksons has finalised its purchase of rival company, RS Platou.

The London-listed shipping services provider announced that the $441 million deal had been completed on Monday 2nd February. 

Chief executive of Clarksons, Andi Case said: “I am delighted to announce the completion of the acquisition of RS Platou ASA and we look forward to welcoming the Platou team into the enlarged group. The priority now is to implement our integration plans and we are excited about the enhanced offering we will be able to provide our clients following the combination of the two businesses."

The deal has created a shipping and broking services titan that has approximately 1,400 employees in over 21 countries. 


by Laura Stackhouse Editor

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