Wikborg Rein assisting Antin in their acquisition of DESS Aquaculture Shipping AS

DESS is an aquaculture logistics company with a fleet of 14 wellboats, harvesting vessels and service vessels (including four vessels under construction) operating in Australia, Canada, Norway and Scotland.

The sellers are the MOWI group, one of the world's leading seafood companies and the world's largest producer of Atlantic salmon, and John Fredriksen controlled Hemen Holding.

We have previously assisted Antin with the acquisition of the leading aquaculture wellboat owner and operator Sølvtrans.

The transaction was announced on 21 December 2020.