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Financing your yacht in 2015

Financing your yacht in 2015

Leon Batchelor, managing director, Arc & Co Marine & Aviation, reviews the state of the superyacht finance market. Superyacht Investor: Why would a buyer choose to finance their superyacht? Today’s superyacht finance leverage is at an average of 50%. As

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When personal guarantees bite

When personal guarantees bite

Fergal Quinn, Hill Dickinson, looks at the tricky issue of personal guarantees. It is common practice for financiers of yachts to seek a personal guarantee from the borrower’s beneficial owner(s) to guarantee the debts of the borrowing entity, which will

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Superyacht lenders and financiers

Superyacht lenders and financiers

The number of banks and financial institutions offering superyacht finance contracted sharply after the credit crunch. But there are still many options for buyers looking for finance. The following is a list of financial institutions that specialise in superyacht finance:

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Superyacht finance for beginners

Superyacht finance for beginners

Why would I finance a yacht? Pretty much anyone buying a yacht can afford to buy one outright. But it does not always make sense to liquidate investments or sell other assets. Finance also gives you flexibility. “The best time

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