The shipping and offshore industries provide many opportunities for traditional and non-traditional investors and financiers alike. At Reed Smith, our lawyers are familiar with and understand the particular issues, risks and liabilities you face as an owner, investor or financier in the maritime sector.

You will experience pressures and challenges in providing or sourcing finance and investment, in both the shipping and financial markets. Innovation in the structuring and restructuring of investment and financing arrangements has become necessary to help you find targeted solutions and maximizes your opportunities.

Whether an acquisition, a traditional bank loan, private equity investment, a joint venture arrangement, or a restructuring is the way forward, our lawyers can help you plan for, structure and determine the most effective investment or financing arrangement.