2020 14th International Shipping Forum - Alternative Finance - Is It Becoming Mainstream Finance For Shipping
International Shipping Forum

May 22, 2020
41:46 Min.


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DAY 1 – MONDAY, MARCH 30, 2020

ALTERNATIVE FINANCE – IS IT BECOMING MAINSTREAM FINANCE FOR SHIPPING?

 There has been an increasing number of new market entrants with different funding sources (from institutional to individual investors) and credit strategies providing a wide range of financing alternatives to large, medium sized and small owners. FinTech platforms enhance the ability of investors and borrowers to connect. Alternative Finance seems quite available – what are the pros and cons for shipowners?

 Moderator: Ms. Amanda Brown, Counsel - Reed Smith

 Panelists:

  • Robbert Jan Sougé, Managing Director - Direct Ship Finance
  • Nicolas Duran, Director - Partner - Fearnley Securities AS
  • Ole Hjertaker, CEO - SFL Corporation Ltd. (SFL)
  • Hans Oust Heiberg, Partner - Sole Shipping SO Adviser Ltd
  • Mr. George Cambanis, Managing Director - YieldStreet Marine Finance