The ER Group specialises in the investor-oriented structuring of ship portfolios. Since 2016, the ER Group has structured six portfolios of different sizes for various investors and joint venture partners. The ER Group manages all the steps starting with the identification and purchase of suitable ships, the development of an employment strategy and selection of technical partners, through to the implementation of the right disposal strategy together with selected brokerage companies.
The Group has very experienced employees from the maritime sector, who work in tandem with a motivated and extremely well trained team made up of capital market and financing specialists.
An overview of our services can be found on the following page:
- Management of an investor network,
- Support from a professional transaction team throughout the entire term of the investment,
- Initial full due diligence (on legal, financial, tax, commercial and technical matters),
- Coordination of ship acquisitions,
- Management of sales processes in conjunction with well-known brokerage firms.
Payment transactions, preparation of financial statements, treasury.
Structuring and management of financing through equity and debt.
Controlling and Risk Management
Monitoring of budgets, quarterly deviation analysis, stress testing.
Constant monitoring of the market and employment in line with strategy, in close cooperation with market-leading freight forwarders,
Development and coordination of optimum sales strategies,
Digitalised control of all operating activities (operations, chartering, crewing, technical management, accounting, insurance),
Development of crew management strategies together with leading crewing agencies,
Integrated support for ship operations carried out by the assigned ship manager ‘in real time’ as well as coordination of technical maintenance measures/dry dock overhauls of the entire fleet,
Checking and monitoring of appropriate insurance cover and management of claims settlements,
IT-supported cash flow and liquidity planning.