Specialised Asset Finance

Assisting commodity shipowners with mortgage-backed finance and tailored debt solutions

We are a global shipping lender supporting the capital needs of clients across all commoditised shipping segments. Our specialist asset finance professionals and maritime experts bring together our combined market and structuring expertise to deliver timely and innovative lending solutions for ship owners in the tanker, bulker and container segments.

175+ financed vessels since inception1

~$US1 billion in our current portfolio1

Dedicated team of asset finance specialists and maritime experts

Our lending offering supports ship owners’ growth and economic progress.

  • Asset focus and non-recourse finance in the 50-65% loan to value (LTV) range
  • Flexible approach with respect to client ownership structures, geography, vessel age, fleet size, and vessel employment strategies
  • Attractive amortisation profiles resulting in lower break-evens for shipowners
  • No cross-selling requirement
  • Appetite to underwrite large exposures (>$US100m) on a book and hold basis
  • Availability of higher leverage solutions (sale leasebacks or uni-tranches up to 80% LTV) through collaboration with other capital providers (credit funds)
  • Access to Macquarie’s collective shipping capabilities

Contact us

Global Head of Shipping Finance
Marc Hari
marc.hari@macquarie.com

Americas, UK, Nordics and Greece
Frithiof Wilhelmsen
frithiof.wilhelmsen@macquarie.com

Rest of Europe, Middle East and Asia
Christian Forster
christian.forster@macquarie.com

  1. As at 01 July 2021.