Joakim Hannisdahl is bowing out of equity research with some final pointers on what could be a busy period for tanker company mergers and acquisitions.

The head of research at Norwegian investment bank Cleaves Securities sees plenty of potential for activity in a generally undervalued crude sector.

In what could be his final webinar ahead of a move to run shipping hedge fund Cleaves Asset Management (CAM), the analyst told investors that questions about takeovers were always good, although "a bit challenging to answer".