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 […]


Sky’s the limit for aviation and infrastructure funds

With the ratcheting up of euro interest rates being pushed further into […]


Arrangers ramp up JOL and Jolco markets

Alongside the Japanese operating lease with call option (Jolco) product, sold mainly to small and […]


Investors turn their gaze towards freighters

The booming Chinese economy has underpinned the global air cargo market in recent years, so […]



Government puts Prestwick up for sale

Posted  June 13, 2019  by  Jim Smith

Glasgow Prestwick Airport, Scotland’s fourth-largest airport, behind Edinburgh, Glasgow International and Aberdeen, […]

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Aircastle prices senior notes

Posted  June 13, 2019  by  Jim Smith

Lessor Aircastle on 10 June announced the pricing of $650 million of […]

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Carlyle names aviation co-head

Posted  January 14, 2019  by  Jim Smith

Carlyle Aviation Partners, a recently acquired unit of alternative asset manager Carlyle […]

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VTG completes capital increase

Posted  June 6, 2019  by  Jim Smith

Railcar lessor VTG Aktiengesellschaft in May completed the capital increase against cash […]

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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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Belships secures loan facility

Posted  March 15, 2019  by  Jim Smith

Drybulk operator Belships Group has secured a $140 million loan facility. The […]

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