Aviation & Transport Finance: Experience

  • Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec and GECAS on a $2bn global aircraft financing platform.
  • Panamera Aviation Leasing XII DAC and Panamera Aviation Leasing XIII DAC in connection with the acquisition and lease of two Boeing 747-8F aircraft.
  • Minsheng Financial Leasing on aviation financing involving The Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM).
  • Air Lease Corporation and the issuers on a US$344m aviation asset backed securitisation through its Thunderbolt platform.
  • Mizuho Securities GECAS on a USD$709m asset-backed securitisation with Labrador Aviation Finance Ltd.
  • Elix Aviation Capital Ltd/Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas in relation to Elix's first asset-backed securitisation by Prop 2017-Ltd.
  • Sichuan Development Holding Co. Ltd in establishing SDH Wings International Leasing Ltd, a joint venture with Standard Chartered.
  • Morgan Stanley as arranger on its USD$349.1m NAS-2016 EETC transaction with Norwegian Airlines.
  • The first AFIC transaction undertaken in Ireland for 2 aircraft.
  • Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank on a USD1.2bn aircraft portfolio financing of 43 aircraft.
  • Aergen on a USD$325m asset backed securitisation.
  • Merlin Aviation Holdings and Avenue Capital on a USD$250.8m asset backed securitisation.
  • Air Lease Corporation on a joint venture with a co-investment vehicle arranged by Napier Park Global Capital (US) LP to invest in and lease commercial aircraft.
  • Deutsche Bank on a USD$400m warehousing facility to finance the acquisition of a portfolio of aircraft for Stellar.
  • China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Ltd in relation to its first Japanese Operating Lease with Call Option (JOLCO) finance transaction
  • ASL Aviation on the acquisition of Farnair Group.
  • CarVal on the acquisition of Aergo Capital.
  • ICBC Financial Leasing Co. Ltd. on its US Ex-Im Bank backed financing listed on the Irish Stock Exchange in connection with the acquisition of two new Boeing 777 aircraft.
  • DVB Bank SE on a USD$650m aircraft securitisation transaction.
  • US, Japanese and Chinese lessors (including Merx Aviation, ICBC Leasing and MCAP Europe) on the establishment and financing of aircraft and helicopter leasing platforms in Ireland.
  • HSBC Bank and HSBC Asset Finance (UK) on the establishment of a GBP£800m rail leasing program for HSBC which involved the establishment of one of the first Irish structured leasing companies for rolling stock.
  • A Dutch lender lending to a substantive Irish shipping company to finance the ongoing renewal of its shipping fleet.
  • Chinese leasing company in relation to its financing of 6 vessels through Ireland.