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Aircraft Transactions and Financing

For more than 25 years, our team has helped clients buy, sell, lease, finance and manage aircraft and engines. Our team’s deep industry expertise comes from prior roles as executives at airlines, airframe and engine manufacturers, and lessors. Our experts support the negotiation process from strategy development and engagement through final contract.

We provide unbiased advice in structuring and restructuring of debt facilities and leases, in originating and executing sale leasebacks, cross- border tax leases, JOLCOs, export credit, bank, direct lending, insurance debt, and PDP financings.

Fleet strategy:

  • Fleet strategy and planning, matching capacity to demand
  • New and used aircraft and engine economic evaluations

Aircraft and engine transactions:

  • Specialists in aircraft and engine negotiations and strategy
  • Expertise includes aircraft, engines, spare engines and BFE
  • Suite of analytical tools to support aircraft transaction analysis

Maintenance cost analysis and risk management:

  • Specialists in engine maintenance and life-cycle cost
  • Maintenance cash-flow and technical condition modeling

Aircraft financing and leasing transactions:

  • Aircraft and PDP financing
  • Lease vs Buy analysis and leasing negotiations
  • Lease return planning and optimization

Portfolio diligence and transaction advisory:

  • Portfolio due diligence
  • Market & asset perspectives
  • Visibility into prospective aircraft trades and opportunities for investor