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Shipping Finance LGD Study 2017
The shipping industry is the backbone of global trade. More than almost any other sector, it benefits from globalization and economic upturn. This also makes the industry vulnerable to economic downturns. GCD loss data confirms this general observation. This report based on the shipping finance loss data provided by member banks to the GCD LGD/EAD loss database gives insights regarding four major questions: Does the data tell the stroy of why selling the this is the option of last resort? What is the impact of collaterization on LGD? Can you link macroeconomic developments to the LGD curve over time? Is specialised lending actually riskier than corporate finance?