Andrew Henckler, CFA
Deep value, special situations, debt, long/short equity

Navios Acquisition: A Quality Company At Close To Net Asset Value

With one of the strongest management teams in the industry and a preference for long term charters to mitigate the high risk inherent in the shipping industry, Navios Acquisition (NYSE:NNA) has survived the global recession, a period of greatly restricted funding for ship owners, and the bankruptcy and financial distress of less well-positioned industry peers. After a recent sell-off from 52 week highs, the company appears to be a good value for investors desiring exposure to the crude and refined products tanker business as the company's shares trade at a small premium to net asset value.

Among the more volatile sectors available to investors are publicly-traded owners of commercial shipping fleets. While these companies can exhibit a good...

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