The PCE Group

PCE is project developer, initiator and asset manager in Hamburg and Basel with many years of experience in the river cruise segment. As an owner-managed, independent company with flat hierarchies and short decision pathways, we are in a position to react flexibly to the wishes and requirements of the tourist companies at all times. To this end, we maintain close partnerships with experienced shipyards, ship managers, banks, investors and interior architects.

PCE develops since 2004 suitable investment concepts for various investor groups. We have designed tailor-made projects for individual and institutional investors, private placements and mutual funds. To date, PCE has designed and implemented 26 investment offers. The total investment volume amounts to over € 535 million. Since 2008, PCE has concentrated on river cruises. In this segment, PCE has financed 14 river cruise ships for leading river cruise companies. The investment volume in this segment amounts around € 200 million.

Kai-Michael Pappert, managing owner of PCE is a Certified Shipping Merchant and holds a Master of Economic Science. Before founding PCE he was in charge of a senior management.


Sitz der PCE am Ballindamm 8, Hamburg