Clarksons Platou Securities

Clarksons Platou Securities is a boutique investment banking business focused on the global maritime, oil services and natural resources sectors.

With primary offices in New York, Houston, London and Oslo, our platform combines unique in-depth industry knowledge with substantial capital markets and advisory expertise to provide an exceptional service to our clients.  

With a broad and diverse global instiutional client base, the division offers services including:

  • Corporate mergers and acquisitions with both the investor and asset owning communities
  • Financial restructuring and advisory
  • Strategic advisory
  • Public equity and debt capital markets
  • Private placements of equity and debt securities
  • Equity and fixed income sales and trading
  • Equity research covering the shipping, offshore, oilfield service and commodity sectors
  • Credit research
  • Corporate access 

Our approach to investment banking is founded on creating long term relationships with our clients, understanding their long term strategy and working closely on planing and executing their capital markets' strategies through the cycles.

Clarksons Platou Securities

We maintain strong relationships with investors in our principal areas of business.  These investors range from private equity to mutual funds, pension and hedge funds.

Sales and Trading

Our equity and credit sales and trading teams located in Oslo and New York serve institutional investors globally and consist of experienced professionals with a thorough knowledge and understanding of our core markets.  We execute trades globally in equities, bonds, convertible notes, derivatives and OTC securities. We also offer foreign exchange services (FX) to existing clients.

Corporate Finance

Our investment banking professionals offer equity and debt capital market services, as well as Mergers & Acquisitions and other advisory services.  We have a strong track record and consistent deal flow, based on our proven placing power within both ECM and DCM, as one of the most active investment banks globally within our core sectors.  Our teams have a well-earned reputation for putting together innovative deal structures and for closing complex transactions.


Trusted by financial and industry players alikes, our analysts provide timely, consistent and high quality research to clients.  We currently offer global coverage of more than 100 companies in the following sectors:

  • Coal, metals & mining
  • Global exploration & production
  • Maritime & logistics
  • Midsteam & MLPs
  • Offshore & oilfield services
  • Agricultural chemicals
  • Industrial conglomerates

Research products include sector and company updates, credit reports and strategy outlooks.

Our in-house equity research analysts have unique access to the huge Clarksons Research Services database of information covering the shipping, offshore and oilfield businesses as well as daily market intelligence from the broking teams.

Clarksons Platou Securities Limited is authorised and regulated by the FCA.

Clarksons Platou Securities, Inc. is regulated by FINRA and SIPC.  

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