M&A Deal Summary

A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S Acquires Li & Fung

On December 28, 2021, A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S acquired transportation company Li & Fung Ltd. for 3.6B USD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S’s 4th transaction in the Transportation sector.
  • This is A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S’s 1st largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S’s 1st transaction in China.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2021-12-28
Target Li & Fung Ltd.
Sector Transportation
Buyer(s) A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 3.6B USD

Target

Li & Fung Ltd.

Kowloon, China
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Li & Fung is an integrated logistics company working to connect and simplify its customers’ supply chains. Li & Fung was formed in 1906 and is based in Kowloon, China.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

A.P. Moller - Maersk A/S

Copenhagen, Denmark

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Category Company
Founded 1904
SectorTransportation
Employees95,000
Revenue 61.8B USD (2021)
DESCRIPTION

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S is a global shipping and oil/gas company. Maersk consists of a collection of companies operating within the two main industries of shipping and energy. Maersk was formed in 1904 and is based in Copenhagen, Denmark.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 6 of 7
Sector (Transportation) 4 of 5
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 6 of 7
Country (China) 1 of 1
Year (2021) 2 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 4
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2021-08-06 Visible Supply Chain Management

Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

Visible SCM is a parcel shipping company that enables E-Commerce businesses to ship cost-effectively. Visible SCM was formed in 1992 and is based in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2022-02-09 Pilot Freight Services, Inc.

Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, United States

Pilot Freight Services is a transportation and logistics provider with over 75 locations throughout North America and Western Europe. The company’s freight forwarding services encompass every mode of transportation, including air, ground, and ocean, serving all corners of the globe. Pilot’s logistics programs offer a complete line of expedited and time-definite services, international shipping solutions, e-commerce, and home delivery solutions, product warehousing, and inventory management. Pilot Freight Services was founded in 1970 and is based in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.

Buy $1.7B