Capt. Tarun Gulati

Asset Manager

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Capt. Tarun Gulati joined First Citizens' Maritime Finance Business team in August 2019 responsible for risk associated with the physical asset and maritime markets.

Tarun has a career spanning over 30 year –17 years in the maritime industry, 12 years banking and 2 years as an entrepreneur. He started his career at sea and was promoted to Captain at the age of 27. He has experience in technical management and commercial management (responsible for chartering and operation). In 2006, Tarun joined DVB Bank SE, Netherlands. As Senior Vice President, he was a core member of DVB’s prestigious research team for five years, followed by seven years within the Special Projects unit working on restructuring.

Tarun holds a deep-sea unlimited Master Mariner’s license from the UK and has also earned a Masters in Shipping Trade and Finance from Cass Business School, London, UK.

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Maritime Finance offers customized solutions for secured loans to a global client base of vessel owners and operators.

First Citizens Bank helps personal, business, commercial and wealth clients build financial strength that lasts. Founded in 1898 and headquartered in Raleigh, N.C., First Citizens is the largest family-controlled bank in the United States, providing a unique legacy of strength, stability and long-term thinking that has spanned generations. We offer an array of general banking services including a network of 500-plus branches in 23 states; commercial banking expertise delivering best-in-class lending, leasing and other financial services coast to coast; and a nationwide direct bank. Parent company First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA) is a top 20 U.S. financial institution with more than $218 billion in assets. Discover more at

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