Corporate and Shipping finance
The marine corporate and shipping finance team advises banks, financial institutions and private individuals on the financing of newly-delivered, under construction, and previously owned yachts.
We can provide you with advice on all aspects of a marine corporate and shipping finance transaction, from ownership and finance structuring, to restructuring and recovery. We offer expertise in dealing with complex issues in marine and shipping finance, including those relating to offshore ownership structures, and leasing schemes designed for tax mitigation.
We know how much a smooth corporate and shipping finance transaction process matters to you, which is why we work hard to project manage your transaction from day one. Our accessibility and responsiveness at every stage of the process is just one of the reasons why clients love working with us.
We have built relationships with corporate and shipping finance lawyers in all the major offshore shipping jurisdictions, and who share our commitment and enthusiasm. Our marine corporate and shipping finance capabilities extend beyond financing, to sale and purchase, chartering, building and refit, sponsorship, crew, project management agreements, collision and salvage, and dispute resolution.
Our financial services include identification and taking advantage of funding sources including private equity and the most favorable financing terms. Our law firm prides itself on giving strategic advice and bringing added-value to your business.
Our maritime commercial transactions and financial services include identification and taking advantage of funding sources including private equity and the most favorable financing terms, including:
- Lease financing options.
- Public and private debt.
- Equity financing.
We are positioned to represent lenders, borrowers, and underwriters in a wide variety of financial transactions. We guide strategic and financial buyers and sellers in the purchase and sale of ships and companies (including conducting due diligence for buyers), and structured joint ventures from both commercial and tax perspectives. We bring commercial opportunities to our clients.
We issue legal opinions as to corporate and maritime issues. Our professionals offer full-service commercial and financial legal advice in connection with a wide array of transactions, including:
- Commercial loans.
- Private debt and equity placements.
- Joint ventures.
- Employment agreements.
- Lease finance transactions for vessels, oil rigs, and other equipment.
- Mergers and acquisitions.
- Operating and management agreements.
- Ship construction contracts.
- Ship mortgage loan financing.
- Ship purchase and sale agreements.
- Tax and regulatory issues.
We can also help you with:
- Regulatory Compliance
- Yacht finance
- Yacht sale and purchase
- Yachts and super yachts
- Ship sale and purchase disputes
- Marine litigation