Private Equity In Shipping Today
Master Series

December 16, 2019
14:43 Min.

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Podcast Summary

Featuring Mr. Paulo Almeida, Portfolio Manager - Tufton Oceanic Ltd.

Interviewed by: Mr. Michael Timpone, Partner - Seward & Kissel LLP


  • Why is PE Interest in shipping declining when asset values remain attractive
  • The ideal PE structure - Small or large? Long or short term?
  • Debt financing gaining more traction. Is alternative financing also an option and if yes, for whom?
  • How the shipping industry’s cyclicality and volatility affects realized annual returns.
  • Shifting paradigms, technology, geopolitics and ESG. Challenges and opportunities facing the industry.
  • Future of shipping: Tufton’s footprint and outlook