Meerbaum Capital Solutions Inc.
Martin Hugger is managing director of Meerbaum Capital Solutions Inc. Meerbaum is advising an entity, that provides financing to small and medium sized shipping companies and has access to capital from institutional investors.
Since 2013 Martin is also managing director of Oceanbulk Maritime Deutschland GmbH, a company that focusses on finding structured solutions and investment opportunities in distressed situations in shipping and that is part of the Pappas group of companies.
Prior he has been head of Greek shipping at Commerzbank, overseeing of the merger of the Greek shipping portfolios of Deutsche Schiffsbank, Commerzbank and Dresdner Bank, combined at that time one of the largest lending portfolios in Greek shipping. His experience includes numerous restructurings of tramp owners as well as liner and cruise companies, either -depending on size- as the banks lead negotiator or in supervisory position. Martin has also worked at Cardiff Marine as banking executive and taught at the MBA and MSc in Finance and Investment courses of the Open University Business School in the UK. He holds an MBA degree of Warwick Business School and the German degree Diplom-Kaufmann.