Ernst Russ AG is a holding company, which engages in the management of maritime assets and investments. It operates through following segments: Investor Management, Asset Management, and Ship Management. The Investor Management segment comprises both raising capital from institutional investors and the fiduciary administration of the equity raised. The Asset Management segment provides active management and monitoring of investment assets across all asset classes. The Ship Management segment covers shipping operations and related services. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Hamburg, Germany.