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Maersk seen favouring acquisitions over better rating

Firm has a BBB+ rating at S&P's and a similar Baa1 grade at Moody's


AP Moeller-Maersk will use the headroom under its current credit rating to return cash to shareholders and make acquisitions instead of pursuing a higher grade.

That's according to Denmark's largest lender, which predicts Maersk won't attempt to seek an upgrade after