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Frontline files complaint against DHT

Staff Writer |
Frontline demanded that the Board of DHT halt all efforts to enforce, give effect to or permit, the poison pill arrangements and allow shareholders of DHT the opportunity to consider and vote on Frontline's April 25 proposed business combination.

DHT's Board has not agreed to halt the restrictions imposed by the poison pill or to commence negotiations with Frontline on its proposed offer.

Accordingly, Frontline has filed a complaint in the Marshall Islands (where DHT is incorporated) to immediately enjoin portions of the unfair transaction documents into which DHT has entered that would permit BW Group to establish 45% ownership of DHT (even as other shareholders cannot exceed 10%).

Frontline has also sought an injunction as to the poison pill and other related anti-takeover defenses DHT has erected.

Frontline today dismissed a related action it brought in New York, where the court previously held it did not have jurisdiction over DHT or BW Group.

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