Sven Garås is a Director in the Investment Banking group. He is a Norwegian national based in Stout’s London office, and he covers both the U.K. and Nordic markets. He has advised private and publicly traded corporations, governments, and private equity funds on domestic and international transactions. These include Aurelius’ acquisition of U.S. marine salvor Ardent; Braemar on sale of Braemar Response; Isle of Man Government’s acquisition of the Steam Packet; and V-Group’s acquisition of Graig Ship Management.

Sven leads coverage of shipping software companies and has worked on corporate finance projects in the shipping technology, dry bulk, ferries, and offshore decommissioning sectors. In addition, he has over 10 years’ experience as a project manager in the recruitment and media industries and has worked in the business development department of a music streaming company.