Buss Capital Invest GmbH
Buss Global is a global container investment and management group. We are one of the largest independent owners and managers of marine containers. Since inception, we have originated and managed assets in excess of USD 3.7 bn. We work closely with our sister group, Buss Capital Invest GmbH in Hamburg and are a market-leader in closed-end container funds operating out of Germany and Singapore. Buss Global has close working relationships with the world’s leading container lessors such as Textainer, Seacube, Seaco, TAL International, Florens and CAI. The Buss Global entities are the first to be awarded the status of Approved Container Investment Enterprise (ACIE) under Singapore’s Maritime Finance Incentive scheme (MFI), which was created by the Maritime & Port Authority of Singapore to provide a business framework for container lessors to promote the growth of Singapore as an international maritime centre.
FUNDING & DIVESTMENTS
Since 2008, Buss Global has successfully issued and closed multiple closed-end funds which includes 2 Single A rated ABS structures executed in 2013 and 2015 respectively. We have also divested USD 1.35 bn of assets to an array of financial and industry buyers. Funds initiated by our sister group – Buss Capital include 27 mutual funds, 6 private placements and 40 direct investments. Since inception in 2003, Buss Capital / Buss Global have won numerous awards including: Marine Money Deal of the Year: Buss Capital 279.25 Million Container Asset Backed Secured Notes Procontra Rankings: Ranked 1st and 6th in returns amongst all German funds across assets classes in 2015 and 2013 respectively. FondsMedia Asset Research: Buss Capital was ranked highest amongst all German container investment funds on all 3 metrics: transparency, past performance and current performance. FERI EuroRating Awards: Best Communications Award for two consecutive years. Scope Management Rating: A+ Rating in 2010 & 2012 for Management Rating scored on Fund Structure, Competence and Performance. Awarded ACIM: The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore awarded Buss Global the status of “Approved Container Investment Manager” in 2009. Buss Global is the first investment manager to receive such accreditation in Singapore.