Having been active in shipping finance advisory, shipping market advisory, shipbrokerage, restrcuturings for more than ten years. Having experience in shipping operations and logistics, and following shipping-related industries such as energy, industrials, commodities, financials. No exposure to shipping equities. May hold positions in physical assets and privately placed transactions. Founded Karatzas Marine Advisors & Co., based in Manhattan. Holds MBA in International Business, Finance and Entrepreneurship from Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University, Houston, TX.
Invest every month, buy to keep or ride the waves I think are going on, but still need to keep a day job. I watch fellow users and think many of them present great insight in to many companies, specially the smaller ones. I like hunt outside the mainstream companies, sometimes with great results and sometimes with equally bad results.
Market observer with legal background and interest in financial services, physical commodities trading, shipping and irrational exuberance. Values entrepreneurship and good governance, may also use some behavioral investment/contrarian criteria.