Aircraft

Our experienced team advise a diverse client base including airlines, arrangers, banks, lessors and manufacturers.

We advise on the acquisition, finance and leasing of new and used aircraft and engines, using a variety of structures and products including operating and finance leases, structured tax-based financings, export-credit transactions, asset portfolio sales and purchases, leasing company acquisitions, Islamic finance structures and residual value arrangements

Our aircraft finance teams in London, Chicago, Cologne, Johannesburg, Milan, Moscow, New York, Paris and Sydney provide the focus for our global aviation finance services. Together with dedicated lawyers in each major jurisdiction we are able to advise our clients on both local and cross-border transactions to support clients, wherever they do business.

Rail

We have extensive experience of advising on financing and operating leases and maintenance arrangements for new and existing rolling stock tailored to the commercial circumstances of each case.

Ship

With a diverse client base, including ship owners, financial institutions, arrangers, charterers and shipyards, we are able to advise on and add value to any new building or second-hand tonnage procurement, finance, leasing or chartering transaction. Working closely with our colleagues in our tax and global marine departments, we offer clients a comprehensive marine service wherever they do business.

We advise on the acquisition, finance and leasing of new buildings and second-hand tonnage, using a variety of structures ranging from outright debt financing to tax and structured finance products.