Completion of the sale of shares in Dansk Supermarked A/S and F. Salling A/S

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ANNOUNCEMENT

 

A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S – Completion of the sale of shares in Dansk Supermarked A/S and F. Salling A/S

On 7 January 2014, A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S announced that the Company had entered into an agreement to sell shares in Dansk Supermarked A/S and F. Salling A/S to F. Salling Invest A/S and F. Salling Holding A/S (jointly the “Salling Companies”).

The agreement was subject to regulatory approval from relevant authorities. These approvals have now been granted and A.P. Møller - Mærsk A/S has completed the sale of 48.68 % of the shares in Dansk Supermarked A/S and 18.72 % of the shares in F. Salling A/S to the Salling Companies.

The accounting gain for the A.P. Moller – Maersk Group is USD 2.8 billion (DKK 15 billion) and the cash proceeds from the sale is USD 3.2 billion (DKK 17 billion).

 

Copenhagen, 11 April 2014

 

Contact persons:

Head of Investor Relations, Henrik Lund, tel. +45 3363 3106

Head of Media Relations, Louise Münter, tel. +45 3363 1912

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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