Bakers and Kirkland aboard for €950m private equity sale of European shipping operator

Duo win roles as Denmark's DFDS buys Turkish freight shipping operator

Baker McKenzie and Kirkland & Ellis have advised on the sale of Turkish freight shipping operator UN Ro-Ro to Danish shipping and logistics company Det Forenede Dampskibs-Selskab (DFDS) for about €950m (£822m).

The deal will see DFDS, which operates freight and passenger ferries in northern Europe, expand its operations into the Mediterranean. UN Ro-Ro operates five freight shipping routes between Turkey, Italy and France.

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