Many of his commercial interests are associated with the global shipping and real estate markets, and he has over 35 years of achievement in both.

Within the shipping sector, he is the chairman of Zodiac Maritime Agencies Ltd. by which he has created one of the globe’s biggest shipping fleets, that includes close to 150 ships which operate on an international basis throughout a number of territories. Zodiac is situated in London in the United Kingdom and is part of the Monaco-centered Zodiac Group. Eyal Ofer additional interests with this industry involve OMNI Offshore Terminals, a private company, and partial ownership of Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines who are a listed business in New York City. Royal Caribbean is the 2nd-largest luxury cruise line network on the planet. He has been director with the company for more than a decade. Till not long ago, He was also chairman of Associated Bulk Carriers Limited– a JV with Great Britain’s Oriental Steam Navigation Company and The Peninsular. This company managed a large number of dry bulk Capesize ships internationally.

He is additionally Chief Exec of Global Holdings Inc., an independent entity based in the US, which specializes in high-end domestic properties in addition to top quality business properties. Active investments comprise New York City real estate such as 15 Central Park West and the Altria Building, located at 120 Park Avenue. His business are also in the act of redeveloping the historic St. Vincent’s Hospital – the 3rd eldest hospital in NYC following the New York Hospital and Bellevue Hospital – based in Greenwich Village. Global Holdings also has a significant stake in Miller Global Properties, which is an investment fund located in Denver, Colorado, and have investments in Europe and North America comprising offices, hotels and mixed-use developments.

Formerly, he was CEO and chairman of London-based private firm Deerbrook Limited over the 2 decades spanning 1991 to 2011.

The successfull businessman has compiled a very large collection of contemporary and modern artwork, that is well thought to be among the globes most extraordinary and renowned. In 2013, he gave £ 10 million to the Tate Modern to partially fund the £ 215 million development designed to increase the functionality of the art gallery by 60 %. This donation was one of the biggest ever made to the modern art gallery.

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