Offshore services

Deal value
DKK 4.1bn

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Advised 3i and AMP Capital in the acquisition of Esvagt from A.P. Moller – Maersk

Esvagt is a Danish-based maritime safety and support shipping company headquartered in Esbjerg, Denmark, providing offshore safety and support at sea primarily in the North and the Barents Sea. Esvagt is an industry-leading provider to both the wind and oil and gas industry with a fleet of 43 vessels. In 2014, Esvagt had revenue of DKK 943m and 900 employees

3i Infrastructure is a UK-based private equity firm investing in infrastructure businesses. The transaction is in line with 3i Infrastructure’s strategy to invest in mid-market infrastructure businesses and is shared equally with AMP Capital

The acquisition is expected to support Esvagt’s strong market position and continued growth. The new shareholder group is dedicated to building on Esvagt’s current strategy and well-known operational excellence. The sale is in line with A.P. Moller – Maersk’s strategy on disposal of non-core businesses


*Completed by the HCN Partners team when employed at Handelsbanken