Aircraft

  • Representing a Middle Eastern carrier on a programme of US Eximbank guaranteed Capital Markets take outs of commercial loans supported by US Eximbank.
  • Representing Export Development Canada, SMBC, DVB, HSBC, Deutsche Bank, Standard Bank and HSH Nordbank on a variety of PDP and long term debt aircraft and engine financings.
  • Representing MC Aviation Partners, Mitsubishi UFJ Lease, SMBC Aviation Capital, AerCap and Fuyo General Lease on a variety of aircraft portfolio transactions and aircraft operating lease transactions.
  • Representing Emirates, Etihad, Gulf Air, Oman Air, CSA Czech, Virgin Atlantic and South African Airways on their fleet acquisition and renewal programmes with Airbus and Boeing and/or the subsequent financing and leasing of those aircraft.

Rail

  • Representing Eversholt Rail on a variety of leasing, financing and franchising matters.
  • Representing a European rolling stock lessor on variety of leasing, financing and asset disposal matters.
  • Representing a new sub Saharan rolling stock lessor.

Ship/Onshore

  • Acting for the lenders on the syndicated financing of 3 seismic vessels.
  • Acting for the borrower in connection with the export credit financing of an oil rig.
  • Representing a number of ship owner/operators in tax arbitrage refinancings.
  • Representing the lenders on a variety of financings for bulk carriers, RoRo vessels, VLCC’s, petro chemical tankers and tug boats.

General

  • Representing a UK retailer on a £100 million tax based leasing product involving all equipment, plant and in-store fixtures for a 5 year period.
  • Acting for a UK clearing bank on the provision of a £10 million HP facility in relation to vehicles, construction and maintenance equipment for a UK listed company.
  • Advising a leading asset finance provider on a £10 million vehicle funding line for a North West based contract hire provider, including an analysis of the underlying sub-lease agreements.
  • Acting for a specialist corporate asset finance division of a UK funder on operating lease facilities to two leading bus and coach operators.
  • Acting for a multi-national telecoms business on its vendor financing programme to its corporate client base.