DAY 1 – MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2020
PRIVATE EQUITY, RESTRUCTURING, M&A, INDUSTRY CONSOLIDATION
Regulatory, technological and market forces have a transformational impact on the shipping industry. Regulation is increasing, charterers and stakeholders in general are more demanding, and there is a need for higher capital investment. Does this lead to restructuring, M&A and industry consolidation? Is there a PREXIT with Private Equity exiting shipping or are we seeing new entrants into selective projects? Can private equity accelerate the industry’s transformation?
Moderator: Mr. John Imhof, Shareholder – VedderPrice
- Axel Siepmann, Managing Director – Braemar Naves
- Michael Kirk, Co-Founder and Managing Director – RMK and Ascension
- Chris Weyers, Managing Director, Head of Maritime Investment Banking – Stifel
- Mr. Paulo Almeida, Portfolio Manager, Asset Backed Investments – Tufton Oceanic