GRS Global Renewables Shipbrokers from Hamburg is expanding its range of services with project investments and corporate finance as of May 1 2020. Uwe Schuldt is now heading the new department ‘Global Renewables Invest & Finance’ with a focus on project financing, business transactions, due diligence, strategic analyses, restructuring and distressed or special situations. Uwe worked in business development for a Hamburg based shipping company for seven years and was senior manager for transactions at KPMG from 2000 to 2007. The graduate engineer and former managing partner of the business consultancy Mavenship has an experience of more than 25 years in project financing and controlling, corporate finance, due diligence, strategy and restructuring.

Growth of the international offshore wind market is continuing unabated. Matthias Mross, GRS offshore managing partner, explains: “We are happy to build a unit of deal support experts, which will provide their skills to our clients in major projects such as company acquisitions, strategic repositioning as well as special situations.” GRS will also add other experts to the team if need be and is also a perfect partner for the offshore wind community in complex international transactions.

GRS is the worldwide leading consultancy and shipbroking business in offshore wind energy. As an independent advisor, GRS supports the negotiation of all contracts across all value creation stages of the entire project development. At the subsequent installation and operation stage, GRS as an internationally operating and independent specialist shipbroker takes on the chartering of all vessels and crews required as well as the contracting of all further offshore service providers.