OCTOBER 5, 2016 — How do you persuade leasing companies, sovereign wealth funds, pension funds or insurers to invest in shipping?
Clarksons Platou, it seems, has a specialist asset finance advisory team dedicated to doing just that and it has appointed Shaun Allen to lead it as Managing Director, Clarksons Platou Structured Asset Finance,
Clarksons Platou Structured Asset Finance focuses on longer term structured financing solutions, working with leasing companies, insurance companies, pension funds and sovereign wealth funds, to help them to play a greater role in financing the global shipping industry.
Mr. Allen has an extensive asset financing experience, having acted in origination, structuring, execution and advisory roles in this specialist arena for over 30 years and joins the company from Lloyds Banking Group, where he ran the bank's non-core disposal execution team.
"I am delighted to be leading this highly experienced team, developing Clarkson Platou's market leading client offer and expanding our capability in the highly specialist area of long term asset finance," says Mr. Allen.