Frontline Drops DHT Pursuit and Steers Away from Deals

By Ole Petter Skonnord OSLO, June 26 (Reuters) - Oslo-listed oil tanker firm Frontline has abandoned its pursuit of New York-listed rival DHT Holdings and is not working on any alternative acquisitions, Frontline's CEO told Reuters on Monday. DHT last month rejected a fifth takeover proposal from billionaire shipping tycoon John Fredriksen's Frontline, calling the $500 … [Read more...]

DHT Rejects Another Bid by Rival Frontline

OSLO, May 7 (Reuters) - Tanker firm DHT Holdings rejected on Sunday a fifth takeover proposal from shipping tycoon John Fredriksen's Frontline, calling the $500 million all-share bid "woefully inadequate". Frontline's plan to form the world's largest private oil tanker group was first revealed in January when DHT said it had received an unsolicited offer, which it later … [Read more...]

Frontline Takes Legal Battle Over DHT to Marshall Islands

OSLO, April 27 (Reuters) - John Fredriksen's Frontline is switching its legal battle for control of tanker operator DHT Holdings from New York to the tiny Marshall Islands after making a fifth offer for the company this week. Frontline, controlled by Norwegian billionaire Fredriksen and owner of a 14.5 percent stake in DHT, has over the past year tried to acquire all of … [Read more...]