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37th Annual Expo & Conference
March 29-31, 2022Hilton Stamford Connecticut

Tom Kane
Senior Managing Director at Young America Capital


Tom has over 25 years of experience as a senior corporate financial services executive with expertise in the global maritime, aerospace and energy industries He has originated billions of dollars in shipping, transportation and energy related projects over the course of his career His completed corporate financing transactions include debt and equity capital raises, mergers and acquisitions, sale leasebacks and complex restructuring assignments Tom built a strong global network of ultra high net worth investors, CEO’s, CFO’s, Private Equity groups and Institutional Investors.

Prior to joining YA Capital as a Senior Managing Director, Tom was a Managing Director at Chatsworth Securities where he led their Transportation and Energy Divisions completing transactions between 25 M to 500 M Tom was CEO of the Investment Banking Arm of Simpson Spence Young, the world’s largest independent shipbroker During his first fiscal year, he originated over 400 million of loans for maritime companies and built a strong global team Tom’s other notable career accomplishments include heading Global Capital Finance’s Maritime Group, leading Boeing Capital Corporation’s New York Office and working as a Vice President for AT&T Capital Corporation.

Earlier in his career, Tom was a successful entrepreneur who founded, built and sold TKO Incorporated TKO Incorporated sold and leased IBM, Siemens and Xerox equipment and provided maintenance services to major corporate and institutional clients in the Greater New York City area TKO Incorporated served financial services and healthcare clients including Chase Manhattan, Wertheim Schroder and North Shore University Hospital Tom received his BA in Economics from the State University of New York He holds FINRA licenses 63 and 82.

Agenda Sessions

  • Panel Discussion: The Evolving Complexities that Affect Investing in Shipping