Committed to create value
MPC Capital is a global asset and investment manager for real assets focusing on Real Estate, Renewables and Shipping. We select, launch, develop, structure, actively manage and sell investments. Drawing on our many years of experience, we enable institutional investors to access attractive investments in dynamic markets offering opportunities for growth and returns. Our work is guided by the interests of our clients and we strongly believe in the projects in which we co-invest. We incorporate sustainability principles into all of our decision-making.
With its focus on profitable growth, our robust business model provides a strong foundation for covering the funding requirements of forward-looking global projects, including in selected niche markets. As a listed and responsible company with a strong family background, we have the financial and organisational flexibility to further expand our excellent position in the market.
Leading Investment manager for 25 years
MPC Capital, listed since 2000, was founded in 1994 as a subsidiary of the international MPC Group. MPC Group is now the primary shareholder of MPC Capital. With EUR 4.2 bn of Assets Under Management (as of 12/2022), MPC Capital is a leading investment and asset manager for real assets employing approximately 200 members of staff.
Located at the traditional Palmaille street in Hamburg, MPC Capital was founded in 1994 as a subsidiary of the international trading house MPC Münchmeyer Petersen.
MPC Münchmeyer Petersen Capital went public in 2000. While the company initially focused on ship investments, the product range was significantly expanded during the following years.
In 2004, MPC Capital became the leading issuer of closed-end retail funds in Germany.
The repositioning as an international asset and investment manager for institutional clients was initiated in 2012.
MPC Capital manages EUR 4.2 bn in assets (AuM as of December 2022).
EUR 4.2 bn in AuM
Ulf Holländer joined MPC Capital in early 2000 and was appointed to the Management Board in July 2000, in April 2015 he became CEO.
Previously he held executive positions at the shipping company Hamburg Süd and its subsidiaries in Australia and the US. Ulf Holländer is married and has three children.
Board Member Shipping
Constantin Baack has been a member of the Management Board of MPC Capital AG since April 2015 and has held various management positions for MPC Capital since April 2008. As Managing Director of Ahrenkiel Steamship, he was responsible for merging the shipping activities of the MPC Group.
Constantin Baack holds a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Sydney and previously worked for Ernst & Young and Reederei Hamburg Süd in Sydney. He is married and has three children.
Dr. Philipp Lauenstein
CFO (Chief Financial Officer)
Dr. Philipp Lauenstein has been a member of the Management Board of MPC Capital AG since April 2018. He has been with the MPC Group since 2016 and was most recently responsible for the finance department of MPC Container Ships ASA during its establishment.
Philipp Lauenstein holds a doctorate in economics and worked in a management consultancy prior to joining the MPC Group.
Our ESG Strategy
Sustainability & Responsibility
Responsible asset and investment management is at the core of our company and our investments. We are committed to investing with consideration of our ESG principles thus delivering lasting positive impact on the environment and the communities in which we invest. Our ESG principles serve as a guideline to investing sustainably and responsibly in all our asset segments reflecting our commitment to socially and environmentally responsible actions.
As PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) Signatory we commit to their principles:
- Principle 1: We will incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes.
- Principle 2: We will be active owners and incorporate ESG issues into our ownership policies and practices.
- Principle 3: We will seek appropriate disclosure on ESG issues by the entities in which we invest.
- Principle 4: We will promote acceptance and implementation of the Principles within the investment industry.
- Principle 5: We will work together to enhance our effectiveness in implementing the Principles.
- Principle 6: We will each report on our activities and progress towards implementing the Principles.
More than just Fun
For more than 10 years, MPC Capital supports educationally disadvantaged youth with its Elbstiftung foundation.
Within the Elbstation Akademie project, young people rehearse plays, produce radio features and make movies, which are then presented in theatres throughout Hamburg.
Drama, action, or documentary – the imagination of young filmmakers knows no bound. Film group participants learn the secrets of the professional moviemakers. Fims can be watched on www.elbstation.de and the Elbstation YouTube channel.