Deals Freshfields advises Clarkson PLC on its proposed £281.2m acquisition of RS Platou ASA and cash box placing

International law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has advised Clarkson plc, a leading provider of global integrated shipping services, in connection with its proposed £281.2m acquisition of the entire issued share capital of RS Platou ASA group, a leading international offshore broker and investment bank headquartered in Oslo, Norway providing high value brokerage, financial and advisory services focused on the offshore and shipping markets.