Stefan Rindfleisch specializes in the field of structured maritime financing. He has participated in numerous domestic and international fleet financings and restructurings, as well as in the intricacies of container financing syndication. Stefan Rindfleisch has comprehensive experience in special forms of financing, such as domestic and international lease financing, (eg. UK Tax Leases), maritime promissory notes, and loan securitization, (pooling and repackaging of cash flow producing financial assets into securities that are then sold to investors). Another of his areas of expertise involves the advice of emission houses on the design and structure of ship and container funding, as well in primary as in secondary markets.
Stefan Rindfleisch is a registered lawyer admitted to practice in the Republic of the Marshall Islands; he is a member of the German Society for International Law of the Sea; and he lectures on ship financing at the HfB – Business School of Finance & Management, Frankfurt and Hamburg. He is co-author of the handbook “Grundlagen der Schiffs-finanzierung”.
Stefan Rindfleisch studied law at the universities of Freiburg and Hamburg and graduated in 1996. He wrote his doctoral thesis on maritime law. Since 2001 he is a partner at Ehlermann Rindfleisch Gadow.