Press Release

Kirkland Advises Actera and Esas on US$1.2 Billion Sale of U.N. Ro-Ro

Kirkland & Ellis is advising Turkish private equity firms Actera Group and Esas Holdings on the sale of shipping operator U.N. Ro-Ro to DFDS for approximately €950 million (US$1.17 billion). The transaction, announced on April 12, 2018, allows Danish shipping and logistics company DFDS to expand its fleet and network as U.N Ro-Ro operate five freight routes between Turkey, Italy and France.

The Kirkland team was led by London corporate partner David Arnold and associate Amelia Doughty.

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