Oaktree Capital Management has been Star Bulk Carriers’ anchor investor for nine years, but the US investment giant has been gradually reducing its once controlling stake to a current holding of just 7%.

However, this and any other possible stake reductions in the future will not fundamentally alter the way Star Bulk does business.

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This article is part of our Greece business focus, which includes articles on future fuels, tonnage tax wobbles and how the nation’s shipowners are seeking ways to reassert their dominance.