The UniCredit has a long dedicated presence in the shipping industry through its Global Shipping Division, which combines all the financing activities in Ship finance, Offshore finance, Shipyard Consulting, Structured project finance, Cash and ligquidity management, Container Leasing, Consulting and finance for M&A transactions.
Global Shipping maintains offices in various parts of
the world (Hamburg, Oslo, Singapore), and one of its most
active units is the Global Shipping Athens, established
in 1999, employing professionals with long experience in
shipfinance and serving exclusively the banking needs of
the Greek shipping community.
The Bank's strategic aim is the development of integrated
business relationships with clients, catering to their
financing, consulting and investment needs.
The shipping clientele comprises of top quality shipping
companies in terms of track record and management expertise.
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Whether we consider structured financing or "straight"
term loans against acquisition of newbuilding or second
hand ships , the Bank's added value lies in the ability
to assess the market environment , and provide tailor-made,
competitive solutions accommodating a client's specific
The competitive nature of the shipping market often
necessitates the immediate availability of funds for
the acquisition of suitable ships. In this regard,
credit lines may be provided, structured against
financing predefined types of ships.
The capital intensive shipping industry often requires
large financing packages. Local presence, market
expertise and a wide relationship network with dedicated
shipping banks enable the Bank to arrange sizeable
Global Shipping Athens can provide clients with a wide
variety of other banking products, ranging from derivative
products designed to accomodate clients' specific hedging
needs to private and investment banking.