Teekay Takes Control of UNS

Wednesday, March 07, 2001
International tanker group Teekay has taken control of 56 percent of shares in Norway’s Ugland Nordic Shipping. Teekay will submit an offer to acquire all remaining shares in UNS at $15.85 per share, which values UNS just below $225.6 million. UNS said its board members, including the president and chief executive officer and management had sold their shares to Teekay for an undisclosed price. Teekay, listed on the New York Stock Exchange, has a fleet of 75 tankers. — (Reuters)
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