German Shipbroker Expands Into Corporate Finance

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Posted May 13, 2020

A worldwide consultancy and specialist shipbroker for offshore renewable energy projects, Global Renewables Shipbrokers, is now venturing into the field of project investments and corporate finance.

The Hamburg-based firm expanded its range of services with project investments and corporate finance from May 1, 2020. Uwe Schuldt is now heading the new department “Global Renewables Invest & Finance” with a focus on project financing, business transactions, due diligence, strategic analyses, restructuring and distressed or special situations. Uwe worked in business development for a Hamburg based shipping company for seven years and was senior manager for transactions at KPMG from 2000 to 2007. The graduate engineer and former managing partner of the business consultancy Mavenship has an experience of more than 25 years in project financing and controlling, corporate finance, due diligence, strategy and restructuring.

Growth of the international offshore wind market is continuing unabated. Matthias Mross, GRS Offshore Managing Partner, explains: “We are happy to build a unit of deal support experts, which will provide their skills to our clients in major projects such as company acquisitions, strategic repositioning as well as special situations.” GRS will also add other experts to the team if need be and describes itself as ‘a perfect partner for the offshore wind community in complex international transactions’.

By Jake Frith

Source: maritimejournal