Capital Limited is led by executives with extensive experience in
shipping, banking and related industries:
started his career with A.P. Møller-Maersk where his first
engagement in container feedering began as early as 1986 when he was
put in charge of Maersk Line’s Scandinavian and North European
feedering on third-party feeder-ships. Thomas oversaw the team that
led to Maersk’s subsequent introduction of their own dedicated
feeder-ship on several major trade lanes.
a transfer to Hong Kong, Thomas got the opportunity to establish the
container chartering at Maersk Broker Hong Kong. Thomas later moved
to HSBC Shipping Services where he likewise developed the container
chartering business which became, for a period, the largest of its
kind in Asia. During his 12 years of sale and purchase, container
chartering and ship financing, Thomas made transactions with some of
the largest international owners, regional owners, and container
lines, and arranged lease and structured finance across continents
for Asian ship-owners.
finished his Sloan Masters at London Business School, Thomas returned
to shipping doing consultancy work in the area of shipping
derivatives and was then hired by Seatankers Management, the private
side of shipping magnate John Fredriksen’s group, as General
Manager for the newly established containership division. Thomas
subsequently joined world leading bulk operator, Armada Group, as
CIO, making direct investments in mining, ships and equities.
Following the 2008/9 financial crisis, Thomas decided to take
advantage of the opportunities it created and to expand Tribini
been engaged in all aspects of the business including container liner
management, sale and purchase, chartering, financing and ship
ownership, Thomas has the ideal background for creating, structuring
and managing successful ship owning companies and investment
Christoph de Buys Roessingh
Christoph started his career with UBS Private Banking in Switzerland and Luxembourg. Following his post-graduate studies in London, Christoph joined the Bank of Nova Scotia where he had overall responsibilities for a large credit portfolio funding maritime and offshore assets. In 1999, he joined (JP Morgan) Chase Manhattan Bank's transportation unit as a Vice-President and was entrusted with restructurings and the work-out of special situations in London and in Hong Kong, including vessel foreclosures. He then joined Wayfoong Shipping Services, the ship finance arm of the HSBC Group in Asia where he was Deputy to the Sector Head for Asia Pacific. Transactions generated were syndicated debt facilities, ECA financing, securitisation facilities, sale and leaseback as well as domestic and cross border leases. This led Christoph to work in the Asset and Structured Finance group, part of HSBC's investment banking arm, where he retained prime responsibilities for companies involved in transportation, building and managing principal investment positions. In 2007, Christoph left the bank to set up his own firm, Roland Capital. From a close association with the Wallem Group, one of the world's leading ship managers, and the Tiger Group, a Hong Kong based family office, Christoph has generated various transactions, raising capital and providing industry expertise for the funding of maritime assets.
Christoph speaks French, German, English and has a good command of Mandarin. He holds a first degree in economics from HEC (Hautes Etudes Commerciales), University of Lausanne, and a M.Sc. in Shipping Trade and Finance from Cass Business School, City University, London. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Shipbrokers, Hong Kong Branch, and a former staff officer in an Artillery Unit in the Swiss Armed Forces.
Kim spent close to 20 years in the container shipping industry with Maersk Line and Norasia Lines where he held a variety of general management and senior commercial positions. He has additionally held CEO positions at Group Lotus plc, the British sports car manufacturer and automotive engineering company, and latest at AIC Ventures, part of a London AIM-listed clean technology solution developer.
Kim's background in the container industry, his senior management experience, and his familiarity with the intricacies of start-ups provides invaluable knowledge for Tribini Capital Limited as it seeks to grow is ship investment portfolio.
Kim is a Danish national and he holds an MBA from Henley Management College.
Jennifer Carver brings over 25 years asset management experience to her role at Tribini Capital Ltd.
Carver’s industry experience in Hong Kong dates back to 1987 when she spent four years on the institutional sales desk for brokerage firms in the region including holding the position of Director, Emerging Markets for Credit Lyonnais Securities. She founded her own investment advisory firm in 1991 and managed portfolios investing in regional equities, global fixed income and global mutual funds. When she sold her firm six years later, Carver had established an average annual return of 25%.
From 1991 to 1999 Carver also worked with a variety of investment firms including Credit Agricole Asset Management, MetLife and Fortis Investment Management, before joining Chinadotcom’s strategy team where she was responsible for a portion of the direct investment activity.
In 2001, she joined a growing fund of hedge fund business and eventually took over as CEO in 2004. The company was renamed Oria Capital Ltd. at that time. In 2006 she sold a minority stake of the business to the alternative arm of the multi-billion dollar private bank, Szy & Co. and the company’s name was changed to 3A Asia Ltd. In 2010 Syz & Co bought the balance of the business.
Jennifer holds a degree in International Business from Pomona College in Claremont, California and has been a registered investment advisor in either Hong Kong or the United States (as a Series 7 certificate holder) since 1987.