The superyacht industry is changing

The superyacht industry is changing

Ken Griggs and Simon Roberts from Dominion Marine discuss the “VAT minefield” in Europe and the implications this will have on the superyacht industry. The pressure is mounting in the European Union for all member states to reduce their budget deficits.

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How low can we go?

How low can we go?

NOTE: The below originally appeared as the editorial in our September 22 Superyacht Investor Insight newsletter. To find out more, and sign up for free, please fill out the form to the right.   Last week the US Federal Open Market

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Investec Wealth & Investment launches Private Office

Investec Wealth & Investment launches Private Office

Investec Wealth & Investment (IW&I) has launched Private Office, a specialised service for business owners, entrepreneurs and investor with a net worth of at least £10 million. Investec conducted extensive market research which indicated that the entrepreneurial high net worth

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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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The New Russian CFC Rules – A Superyacht Perspective

The New Russian CFC Rules – A Superyacht Perspective

Quentin Bargate and Adam Ramlugon, Bargate Murray, look at the impact of the new Russian CFC Rules on the superyacht industry. For some time now, the Russian authorities have expressed concerns over the use of offshore structures by Russian corporations

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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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