Clarksons Platou Project Finance

Clarksons Platou Project Finance specialises in structuring and financing projects in the shipping, offshore and real estate sectors.

Based in Oslo the division identifies investment opportunities involving the purchase of shipping, offshore or real estate assets and executes project financing solutions on behalf of asset owners and financial investors. In addition, it undertakes certain asset management activities and provides ongoing corporate and management services for its projects. 

Its core activities include:

  • Identification of attractive financial shipping, offshore and real estate opportunities 
  • Structuring and execution of shipping, offshore and real estate projects
  • Syndication of equity and placement of debt for projects
  • Facilitation of active second hand markets for project ownership
  • Corporate Management

Shipping and Offshore

The shipping and offshore division is a leading project finance house that specialises in structuring shipping and offshore projects. Our expertise lies in creating attractive investment opportunities for investors, while providing financial flexibility for shipowners.

Our main focus areas are:

  • Establishing limited partnership projects
  • Long term bareboat charter, time charter and asset play projects
  • Extensive experience in most major shipping and offshore segments
  • Close relationships with a broad range of shipowners, charterers and brokers worldwide
  • Trusted long term relationships with international, private and institutional investors
  • Long standing relationships with the majority of the global shipping banks
  • Flexible and custom made solutions to suit the charterers and investors' needs

Real Estate

Clarksons Platou Real Estate AS is one of the leading players within Norwegian real estate project finance. The company is a fully integrated real estate corporate finance house specialising in sourcing, structuring and facilitation of commercial real estate.

The company's geographical focus is on the Norwegian and Swedish real estate market.

Its core activities are:

  • Origination of interesting financial real estate opportunities
  • Structuring and restructuring of real estate projects 
  • Structuring of development and opportunistic real estate projects 
  • Project financing for real estate projects 
  • Corporate finance assistance within the commercial real estate sector 
  • Asset management 

Project Sales

Clarksons Platou Project Sales raises equity for shipping and real estate projects established by the Shipping and Offshore team as well as the Real Estate team. Further, the company actively works as a market maker in secondary trading of project ownership. Clarksons Platou Project Sales AS is regulated by the Norwegian Financial Supervisory Authority. 

Property Management

Clarksons Platou Property Management AS is a professional manager and developer of industrial and commercial real estate. The company offers high quality services within all types of real estate management for investors, tenants and suppliers. The company's main focus is to contribute to value creation for the investors and the property itself by being hands-on throughout the lifespan of the investment. 

Corporate Management

The corporate management division provides management services for new and existing projects. The corporate managers perform company secretary duties for each project, prepare annual accounts and tax papers for the silent partners and follow up on payments of hire, bank financing and dividend distributions. The corporate managers also prepare and arrange project board meetings and annual partnership meetings.

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