MPC Container Ships
Mr. Constantin Baack serves as CEO of MPC Container Ships ASA ("MPCC"), which since inception in April 2017 has built a fleet of 68 feeder container ships to become one of the world's largest owners within its segment. Within a mere 13 months from incorporation and under Mr. Baack's leadership, MPCC raised USD 425m in equity, USD 200m in a senior-secured bond, and made an unprecedented climb to the Mainboard of the Oslo Stock Exchange. In the two months following the listing, MPCC raised an additional USD 50m of equity, USD 50m in a five-year, non-recourse senior secured term loan and listed the USD 200m bond on the Oslo Stock Exchange.
Mr. Baack started his career in the marine operations department at Hamburg Süd in Sydney. He thereafter moved to Ernst & Young within auditing and transaction advisory out of Hamburg and Shanghai. In 2008, Mr. Baack joined the MPC Group in Hamburg where he has since held various senior management positions in Germany and abroad, including Head of Shipping of the MPC Group, Managing Director of Ahrenkiel Steamship and CFO of Frankfurt-listed asset and investment manager MPC Capital AG.
Mr. Baack studied business administration in Hamburg and Sydney. He holds a Graduate Diploma and a Master of Science in international business from the University of Sydney.