Axel Siepmann
Managing Director
BRAEMAR NAVES Corporate Finance

Axel Siepmann studied economic sciences and real estate economics in Bochum, Nice and Oestrich-Winkel. In 1995 he started his career at Price Waterhouse Corporate Finance where he worked in the areas of company valuation, due diligence, real estate, M&A and restructuring.

From 1999 to 2006, Axel Siepmann was a partner of Sietz & Partner, a London and Frankfurt based corporate finance firm specialized in M&A, IPO advisory and privatizations. From 2006 to 2008, he served as a management board member of stock listed MPC Capital AG. There he was responsible for M&A and the new product development among other the structuring and placement of a USD 240 mil. institutional shipping fund.

Together with his partners, he established NAVES Corporate Finance GmbH in 2009. NAVES provides financing, transaction and restructuring advice to the maritime industry and has successfully advised on capital raising, maritime restructurings and transactions of some USD 10 billion.

Subsequent to the merger of Braemar Shipping Services Plc and Naves Corporate Finance GmbH he became a member of the executive committee of Braemar Group.