European Maritime Finance Obtains Alternative Investment Fund Manager License

Copenhagen, 28 November 2023 – European Maritime Finance (EMF) is pleased to announce it has secured their Alternative Investment Fund Manager (AIFM) license from the Danish Financial Supervisory Authority. This pivotal development empowers EMF to manage alternative investment funds and expand fund marketing activities across Europe, operating seamlessly under the AIFMD passport regime.  

Founded in 2014, European Maritime Finance has been a catalyst in connecting shipowners with capital and fostering partnerships with professional investors. With its headquarters strategically located in Copenhagen since 2018, EMF has been dedicated to serving clients throughout the Nordic region.  

Martin Haugaard, CEO of European Maritime Finance, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “Our objective has always been to create a bridge between shipowners and investors. This AIFM license marks a significant milestone in our journey, enhancing our capacity to facilitate strategic financial partnerships.”  

Stephen Schueler, Chairman of EMF, emphasized the company’s commitment to sustainable practices, saying, “We actively support the industry’s transition to cleaner and greener solutions, contributing to a healthier environment for future generations and fostering global commerce. 

The AIFM license further amplifies our ability to drive positive change and expand our impact.”  The AIFM license positions European Maritime Finance at the forefront of alternative investments in the maritime sector, reinforcing its commitment to innovation, sustainability, and client success.  

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