MPC Capital is an independent asset and investment manager for real assets in the shipping, real estate and infrastructure sectors. It initiates, structures, finances and manages real assets, targeted at institutional investors. It is a subsidiary of MPC Group (c 48% shareholding), founded in 1994 and listed in 2000. AUM as at end June 2019 was €4.2bn.
MPC Capital (MPC) experienced the impact of the COVID-19 crisis, particularly in its container shipping business amid the halt in global trade. As a result of negative valuation and currency effects of €0.3bn, its assets under management (AUM) fell to €4.3bn at end June 2020 from €4.5bn at end 2019. The company also recognised an impairment on its co-investment portfolio in the container shipping business. Meanwhile, real estate (AUM of €1.9bn, in line with the shipping business) has been resilient so far, with investor demand fuelled by global monetary easing.