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News May 04, 2018

Wafra Launches Global Container Leasing Platform

Shearman & Sterling advised Wafra Inc. in connection with its launch of Global Container International Holdings LLC (“Global”), a new global marine intermodal container leasing platform, with industry veterans Jeffrey Gannon and Adrian Dunner. Wafra’s partnership with the Global team represents an extension of its ongoing investment efforts in shipping and transportation, as well as similar platform investments in other sectors.

Global Container International LLC is a Bermuda-based company with headquarters in Boston, Massachusetts, and offices and agency representation in Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Antwerp, Taipei and Seoul

Wafra and its affiliates manage assets and commitments of approximately $23 billion and invest across a wide range of alternative asset classes. With offices in New York and around the world, Wafra seeks to create long-term value for its global partners.

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