VSL exclusively invests in the maritime industry. The investment activity is realized in traditional way such as the acquisition of :
- majority or minority stakes in non-listed companies;
- majority or minority stakes in SPVs dedicated to the purchase of assets (typically vessels) in partnership with other subjects operating in the maritime industry;
- stakes in listed companies (limited to a minor portion of the investments).
The target of VSL is to cooperate in partnership with experienced and skilled industrial operators which can guarantee a good industrial management of the assets. VSL position is to serve the participated companies using its specific know-how in financial planning, in the monitoring of the typically complex financial aspects of the business, in giving access to the participated companies to professional research instruments, by which the decisional processes get more and more efficient.