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Investment Case

Low Leverage and Clear Capital Allocation Principles 

MPC Container Ships’ (MPCC) capital allocation principles are clear and rational, geared towards maximizing shareholder returns while mitigating risks. These principles guide our decisions in strategic investments, adopting a selective approach to ensure they align with our long-term vision and strategy. MPCC has a robust balance sheet and operates with low financial leverage.

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Attractive Shareholder Returns

We maintain a commitment to distributing quarterly recurring dividends equal to 75% of the adjusted net profit for the period. Throughout 2022 and 2023, MPCC paid a total USD 733 million in dividends, resulting in dividend yields of 47% and 43%, respectively. MPCC’s forward charter backlog provides earnings visibility, and we aim to continue providing attractive shareholder returns.

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Strong Execution Track Record and Focused Strategy

MPCC has a rich history with extensive shipping experience rooted in its founding shareholder and sponsor, MPC Capital AG. Since its inception in 2017, MPCC has undergone rapid growth to become one of the world's leading container tonnage providers serving leading charter customers globally.

Our strategy and operations are steered by our highly experienced executive management and our Board of Directors, with extensive expertise within shipping, governance, and capital markets.

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Commitment to Sustainable Development

We recognize the importance of integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations into our strategic objectives. We are committed to optimizing the performance and sustainability of our fleet while reducing our carbon footprint. MPCC’s strategy is centered around the clear expectation that sustainable development and investments enhance the long-term competitiveness of the fleet, improve collaboration and business relationships with customers and partners, and create long-term shareholder value. 

MPCC has resolved a total investment commitment of USD 400 million into its extensive fleet renewal efforts, which includes ECO-designed and Dual-Fuel Methanol newbuildings, and acquisitions of Eco-designed second-hand vessels, and efficiency-enhancing retrofits of the existing fleet in close partnership with charter customers.

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