Founded in 1590, Berenberg is one of Europe’s leading private banks today, with over 1,500 employees in its Wealth Management, Asset Management, Investment Banking and Corporate Banking divisions. Headquartered in Hamburg and led by managing partners, Berenberg maintains a strong presence in the financial centres of Frankfurt, London, New York, and Zurich.
With its strong merchant bank heritage, Berenberg’s ties with the world of shipping go back a very long way. For example, Berenberg was one of the founding shareholders of HAPAG (1847), Norddeutscher Lloyd (1857) and a number of other companies. As part of the Corporate Banking division, Berenberg Shipping operates out of Hamburg and London. We provide commercial banking, shipping transaction and origination services to more than 450 international shipping clients worldwide. Our clients include ship owners, ship managers, operators, agencies, brokers, general adjusters, bunker traders and P&I clubs as well as private equity investors. With our strong focus on quality, customised services and performance we facilitate international payments, FX, and guarantee business as well as on state-of-the-art corporate online banking solutions. We also deliver a broad range of maritime financial advisory and ship financing related services including but not limited to debt and equity sourcing as well as developing maritime investment opportunities across the major shipping asset classes.
60 Threadneedle Street
London EC2R 8HP
Tel: +44 (0)20 3207 78 45