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Opportunity for shipping MLPs- “…but we don’t own the cargo!!!!!”

Mar 9, 2015
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Over the past few years, we’ve seen a new type of shipping investor- one who like the sector and wants some cash flow while waiting for a big uptick in asset values. Partnership structures, and- very specifically Master Limited Partnerships (or MLP’s, with characteristics carefully defined by U.S. tax regulators), have offered investors opportunities to have their cake (in the form of periodic yield) and eat it too (in the form of a worthwhile terminal value).

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