INVESTMENTS AND NETWORKS
OF ERNST RUSS AG

Networks create opportunities!

 

If you want to act quickly and efficiently in our business, you have to be able to rely on the market knowledge, expertise and experience of first-rate partners. Ernst Russ AG operates successfully thanks to its strong network.

Our numerous business partnerships ensure that information is actively exchanged, common interests are bundled and, above all, that different ideas are developed. Once we have analysed trends and markets, we examine the opportunities and possibilities for putting new processes in motion and ensuring their successful completion together.

Aconses

With its strong network of experienced partners and access to solid assets, Aconses GmbH & Co. KG lays the foundations for promising investments in real assets. The company structures investment opportunities to suit the individual needs of investors while ensuring compliance with new regulatory requirements.

 

Contact

Aconses GmbH & Co. KG

Elbchaussee 370

D-22609 Hamburg

+49 40 88 88 1-0

+49 40 88 88 1-199

Assetando Real Estate GmbH

The Assetando Group was established in 2012 and has been operating since the beginning of 2016 among other things as the central real estate management unit of Ernst Russ AG. Besides numerous advisory mandates the team also manages Assetando assets with an investment volume of approximately EUR 1.6 billion. Another EUR 1.7 billion of investment volume is managed in the asset classes of solar, life insurance and aviation. Besides fund and asset management the activities also cover the continuation and expansion of the advisory mandates with institutions and wealthy private customers.The emphasis of our consultancy activity lies in accompanying investors to achieve the best possible structuring of publically funded housing construction measures.

 

Contact

Matthias Voss

Assetando Real Estate GmbH

Caffamacherreihe 7

20355 Hamburg

+49 40 8888 1 - 3100

info@assetando.de

CombiTrade GmbH

CombiTrade GmbH was founded in Hamburg in 1983 and acts as agent for an international shipyard broker. The company represents a number of shipyards exclusively, brokering yards, dry docks and repair companies around the globe that can perform regular routine maintenance and emergency repairs.

CombiTrade can be reached around the clock and offers professional assistance focusing specifically on technical management, ship operation and helping owners in search of a repair facility or spare parts for their ships.

 

Contact

Michael Albrecht

CombiTrade GmbH

Caffamacherreihe 7

20355 Hamburg

combitrade@combitrade.de

Eimskip & KCie GmbH & Co. KG

Ernst Russ AG has formed a joint venture with Eimskip – Eimskip & KCie GmbH & Co. KG – and works closely with this well-known Icelandic company in the fields of chartering, sales and purchase, crewing, technical management, container shipping construction and investment.

Eimskip is an Icelandic shipping company that specialises in transport business focusing on shipping in the North Atlantic. Established in 1914, the shipping company is the oldest of its kind in Iceland. Eimskip has a total staff of 1,400 employees and operates 51 branch offices in 19 countries. It also has a global network of reefer logistics Services.

 

Contact

Jens Mahnke

Eimskip & KCie GmbH & Co. KG

Elbchaussee 370

22609 Hamburg

+49 40 369 757-0

info@koenig-cie.com

Elbe Financial Solutions

Elbe Financial Solutions (EFS) enables banks to outsource their exposures to shipping loans, thereby providing balance sheet relief. EFS assists institutional investors and specialised investment funds in gaining exposure to such loan portfolios. The company also supplies solutions to loan administration and to operational requirements from the underlying ship assets. A structured finance approach is adopted for the acquisition of such distressed receivables (via funds regulated in Luxembourg, for example) and offers investors a familiar and proven approach.

 

Contact

Roel Haeseldonckx, Axel Kohls

EFS Holding S.A.

19, Rue de Bitbourg

L-1273 Luxembourg

+49 40 5555310-810, +49 40 88881-1110

presse@elbe-financial.com

Ernst Russ Maritime Management GmbH & Co. KG

Ernst Russ AG is combining its fund and asset Management Services for all maritime investments under the umbrella of the Ernst Russ Maritime Management GmbH & Co. KG (ERMM). ERMM currently manages some 140 ships for private and institutional investors via more than 110 funds invested in ships as well as structured investments with a total investment volume of more than 4 billion euros (AuM). It has many years of experience in fund and asset management as well as the supervision of ship operation.

 

Contact

Frederike Ebert, Kai Dührkop, Sven-Erik Horsch, Frank Kunkel

Ernst Russ Maritime Management GmbH & Co. KG

Elbchaussee 370

22609 Hamburg

+49 40 8888 1 – 0

ERNST RUSS REEDEREI GMBH & CO. KG

Ernst Russ Reederei GmbH & Co. KG is a German shipping company based in Hamburg, founded in 1893. In April 2016 it was taken over by HCI Capital, which later renamed in Ernst Russ AG.

For over a hundred years the constant success of ERNST RUSS shipping network is based on a clear market positioning identifying global trends and responding to our customers' challenges.

That is why we currently operate one of the world's most advanced Ro-Ro fleets in addition to our modern container vessels. Today the Ernst Russ Group offers its customers a variety of activities and services.


Contact:

ERNST RUSS REEDEREI GMBH & CO. KG

Elbchaussee 370

22609 Hamburg/Germany

Phone +49 40 - 88881 - 0

HAMMONIA Reederei GmbH & Co. KG

HAMMONIA shipping company currently manages a total fleet of approximately 40 container ships with capacities ranging from 2,500 TEU to 10,000 TEU, together with bulkers and general cargo vessels. Operation of these ships encompasses all business and legal activities – from supplying consumables and equipment to providing crews, from maintenance to management of all payment transactions, from purchasing the necessary insurance cover to representing the interests of the shipping company.

HAMMONIA is a joint venture between Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG, Ernst Russ AG and Ardian (ex AXA Private Equity) private equity funds that are managed by Juna Equity Partners in New York. HAMMONIA assumes responsibility for keeping the accounts, controlling and managing interest rates as well as currencies for the shipping companies. HAMMONIA also arranges third-party financing of the ships and works closely with leading ship financing banks and export credit insurers.

 

Contact

HAMMONIA Reederei GmbH & Co. KG

Neumühlen 9

22763 Hamburg

+49 40 8 221-760

+49 40 8 221-768 88

commercial@hammonia-reederei.de

technical@hammonia-reederei.de

HAMMONIA Schiffsholding AG

HAMMONIA Schiffsholding AG was launched by HAMMONIA Reederei GmbH & Co. KG and HCI Capital AG in 2007 and taken public on 27.11.2007. It offers – primarily institutional – investors opportunities for regulated investments in shipping, with particular focus on container transport.

HAMMONIA Schiffsholding AG currently has a fleet of different full container vessels with capacities ranging from 2,500 TEU to 7,800 TEU. All of the ships have either been chartered out over the medium to long term, or they are operated in pools managed by well-known shipping company Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG.

 

Contact

HAMMONIA Schiffsholding AG

Neumühlen 9

22763 Hamburg

+49 40 88 88 1-0

+49 40 88 88 1-199

ir@hammonia-schiffsholding.de

HCAM Hanseatische Capital Asset Management GmbH

HCAM has been managing funds and assets in the fields of life insurance, solar and structured products as well as real asset-based specials on behalf of Ernst Russ AG for many years. In addition, HCAM operates a facility in the UK and manages investments on behalf of international clients by virtue of the licence issued by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – the financial markets watchdog in the UK – to its subsidiary HCAM UK. Its assets under management (AuM) exceed 1 billion euros.

 

Contact

Geschäftsführer: Sven-Erik Horsch, Matthias Voss

HCAM Hanseatische Capital Asset Management GmbH

Caffamacherreihe 7

D-20355 Hamburg

+49 40 88881-0

+49 40 88881-199

info@hci-capital.de

PECURA Anleger- und Treuhandservice GmbH

PECURA Anleger- und Treuhandservice GmbH is a service provider for various fiduciary companies. The company offers a wide range of fiduciary services starting at the establishment and operating phases and ranging through to liquidation of a fund.

Due to a merger of companies PECURA assumed the duties for Hanseatischer Treuhand Verbund GmbH & Co. KG, König & Cie. Treuhand GmbH, and EVT Treuhandgesellschaft SCSp.

 

Contact

Frauke Schünemann

PECURA Anleger- und Treuhandservice GmbH

Herdentorsteinweg 7

D-28195 Bremen

+49 421 5173 8100

+49.421 5173-8900

info@pecura-service.de

HCAM Asset Management UK

Since 2007, HCAM Asset Management UK (HCAM UK) has been supporting HCI funds registered in England. Its activities include primarily providing directors and office facilities, but it also performs extensive administrative services right up to investment management of the – to date – ten target funds in the UK and one in Luxembourg.

Moreover, HSC Investment Management UK – a subsidiary of HCAM UK – was granted a licence in 2015 by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) – the UK's financial markets watchdog – as an alternative investment fund manager. As such, it can offer the full range of asset and investment management products and services in the UK to its existing clients and new institutional investors.

Thus, the company is fully compliant with the EU's AIFM Directive governing extensive regulation of the financial markets. Assets under management at HCAM UK and its subsidiaries currently total around 350 million euros.

 

Contact

Christoph Volkamer HCAM Asset Management UK

141a New Road Ascot

Berkshire SL5 8QA United Kingdom

+44 1753 290 939

cvolkamer@hcam.co.uk

Mercator Navigation

Mercator Navigation employs a team of specialists in commercial and exclusive cargo charter business and for operating container vessels, handysize and panamax tankers, and supramax, panamax and capesize bulkers. The company was established in 2005 by Scorpio Shipping Limited, BVI (British Virgin Islands) and König & Cie. GmbH & Co. KG as Scorship Tankers GmbH & Co. KG and changed its name in January 2014 to Mercator Navigation GmbH & Co. KG, based on Caffamacherreihe in Hamburg.

 

Contact

Mercator Navigation, part of Ernst Russ Maritime Management GmbH & Co. KG

Geschäftsführer: Kai Dührkop, Frederike Ebert, Sven-Erik Horsch, Frank Kunkel

Elbchaussee 370

22609 Hamburg

+49 40 8888 1 - 0

operations@mercator-navigation.de
chartering@mercator-navigation.de
container@mercator-navigation.de

Ernst Russ Shipbroker GmbH & Co. KG

Hamburg-based Ernst Russ Shipbroker GmbH & Co. KG is the leading broker for chartering, sales and purchase, in particular, of container feeders, multipurpose, ro-ro and reefer vessels as well as bulk freight carriers with capacities ranging from handysize (approx. 10,000 TDW) to capesize (approx. 180,000 TDW). The company was established in 2013 by partners Ernst Russ GmbH & Co. KG, Stüwe & Co Schiffahrts GmbH & Co. KG and Peter Döhle Schiffahrts-KG.

 

Contact

Ernst Russ Shipbroker GmbH & Co. KG

Neumühlen 9

22763 Hamburg

+49 40 380303 – 0

+49 40 380303 – 99

office@russbroker.de

Sprinken­schmiede GmbH

Sprinkenschmiede GmbH – Marketing-Service is an independent company that takes care of all corporate communication, marketing and advertising within Ernst Russ AG. It also manages well-known clients in the maritime field. Sprinkenschmiede GmbH – Marketing-Service focuses on successful print products, modern corporate design solution, professional public relations and webdesign.

 

Contact

Axel Kohls, Managing Director

Sprinkenschmiede GmbH – Marketing-Service

Elbchaussee 370,

D-22609 Hamburg

+49 40 88881-1110

+49 40 88881-1119

axel.kohls@ernst-russ.de

WestFonds

The WestFonds Immobilien-Anlagegesellschaft is a company for the professional management of closed-end fund products. The Company is located in Düsseldorf.

WestFonds was established in 1997 and is a part of the Ernst Russ AG since 2016.

 

Contact

Thomas Deutsch, Ingo Kuhlmann

WestFonds Immobilien-Anlagegesellschaft mbH

Völklinger Straße 4

D-40219 Düsseldorf

+49 211 90 101-450/451

+49 211 90 101-452

info@westfonds.de

Eimskip & KCie GmbH & Co. KG
Sprinken­schmiede GmbH
WestFonds

INVESTMENTS AND NETWORKS
OF ERNST RUSS AG

Networks create opportunities!

 

If you want to act quickly and efficiently in our business, you have to be able to rely on the market knowledge, expertise and experience of first-rate partners. Ernst Russ AG operates successfully thanks to its strong network.

Our numerous business partnerships ensure that information is actively exchanged, common interests are bundled and, above all, that different ideas are developed. Once we have analysed trends and markets, we examine the opportunities and possibilities for putting new processes in motion and ensuring their successful completion together.