Magazine Features


Alternatives allocations keep on rising

One of the star turns at the Berlin Air Show (ILA) in April was […]


Lessors fill the gap as banks struggle to close PDP financings

The shift in pre-delivery payment (PDP) financing from banks to operating lessors […]


New AFIC structures on the way

Following Aircraft Finance Insurance Consortium (AFIC) deals last year for Korean Air […]


Chinese Lessors Eye Further Acquisitions

Although the Dollar interest rate cycle has finally turned, institutional investors are […]


Investors eyeball regional jets and turboprops

Buoyant demand for aircraft assets on the part of institutional investors and […]



Three shortlisted for Hokkaido

Posted  September 21, 2018  by  Jim Smith

Japanese financial services group Orix, French airport operator Groupe ADP and state-owned […]

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Aircastle prices upsize debt deal

Posted  September 21, 2018  by  Jim Smith

Connecticut-based lessor Aircastle priced a $650 million senior notes offering at 4.400%. […]

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Mansury replaced as Garuda CEO

Posted  September 13, 2018  by  Jim Smith

Flag carrier Garuda Indonesia sacked its chief executive officer (CEO) whose cost-cutting […]

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Ermewa Group closes financing

Posted  September 10, 2018  by  Jim Smith

France-based lessor Ermewa Group on 4 July completed a €170 million ($197 […]

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Financial close for UK road project

Posted  December 17, 2014  by  Jim Smith

The GBP725 million (USD1.14 billion) project financing for the A90 Aberdeen Western […]

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NY hedge fund plans to list trust

Posted  September 19, 2018  by  Jim Smith

New York-based hedge fund EnTrustPermal is to list a $250 million investment […]

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GTF 2018 Annual Awards & Gala Dinner

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