Ali Susanto joins SSY as Global Co-Head of expanding Ship Finance division.

SSY, the world’s largest independent shipbroker has today announced the appointment of ship finance expert, Ali Susanto to the newly created role of Global Co-Head of SSY Finance, effective immediately.

Widely recognised as one of the most experienced shipping financiers in the industry, Singapore based Susanto will work alongside Co-Head, Jarl Magnus Berge who joined the brokerage in 2023. With over 25 years’ experience in the banking industry, Susanto has amassed wide ranging expertise in the structuring of sophisticated ship leases, equity and debt, having held senior positions at Standard Chartered Bank, GGL Asset Management and most recently, Braemar, where he held the position of Managing Director of their Corporate Finance division.

Speaking on the appointment, Stanko Jekov, SSY Managing Partner comments: “Ali comes to SSY with a proven track record and considerable experience in ship finance. I’m sure that his expert skill set will be a welcome addition to our already experienced team and am confident that together with Jarl Magnus, he will continue to drive this business forward as we expand our footprint in this fast paced and dynamic sector of shipping”.

Also speaking on today’s announcement, Ali Susanto comments:  “It’s a true honour to join one of the biggest and most successful broking houses in the world and I’m very much looking forward to working alongside Jarl Magnus and the team. We are unified in our vision to become the “go to” finance advisory service in the shipping industry and we will work tirelessly to make that vision a reality”.

SSY’s dedicated finance desks in Singapore, London, Oslo and New York work with an extensive global network of institutional investors, banks, specialised funds, family offices and leasing houses. Providing bespoke, unbiased and impartial advice as well as arranging, structuring and execution services covering all aspects of ship finance, shipping investments, mergers and acquisitions, divestments and restructurings.


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