Ship finance refers to investment obtained from financial markets on ship purchase, regardless of whether it is a new build, second hand vessel or other offshore asset. It is a specialist, capital intensive subtopic within corporate finance and it is asset based, as lending risks are mitigated by various forms of collateral, and charter fees serve as the main source of repayment. Fichte & Co is actively involved in the international ship finance market and has completed a high number of transactions on behalf of brokers, banks, owners and yards. The firm is able to guide clients through traditional ship finance, as well as Islamic Finance. The firm can also assist clients in the construction and financing of luxury yachts.
At Fichte & Co, Managing Partner Jasamin Fichte leads a team that is ‘impeccable, in all areas.’ It handles an array of high-value claims for international clients and government entities.
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