Investing in Aviation Finance : Japan - 航空機ファイナンス投資マスタークラス

Sep 12, 2019
The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo , Japan
founding partner

12th September 2019 

The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo


Ishka’s pioneering ‘Investing in Aviation Finance: Japan’ returns to Tokyo, bringing together Japanese airlines, regional banks, institutional investors and senior professionals from the international aviation finance community to forge partnerships and explore new opportunities.

Our expert line-up of industry leaders share insightful perspectives within a creative and interactive environment, designed to invite debate and showcase growth opportunities in a shifting Japanese aviation finance landscape.

Simultaneous translation Japanese-English / English-Japanese will be provided

Join the finest minds in aviation finance to: 

Explore new financing structures: will the EETC and ABS markets take flight in Japan?

Understand new tax reform proposals and their impact on Japanese investors

Discover if institutional investors will increase their allocation to aircraft equity as well as debt

Debate how the industry can collaborate to increase institutional interest in the asset class

Network with regional banks and determine how their lending capabilities will evolve


This year’s packed agenda also includes: 

A new, dedicated aviation finance master-class for institutional investors and regional banks looking for openings to increase investment allocation in the asset class. 

Innovative and collaborative session formats including the “Ishka Gameshow” and Industry All Play” tacking industry challenges head on in a more informal setting 

40% of 2018 attendees were investors, regional banks and airlines including


Conference topics at a glance

Macro-economic outlook
Assessing the impact of the consumption tax increase on the Japanese economy. 

Is an airline downturn imminent?

Are yields in the JOLCO  /JOL markets sustainable and what’s next for the products?

Thinking beyond the JOL and JOLCO markets: widening institutional interest in the asset class 

The evolution of regional banks – how active will they be in the primary market? 

The Ishka Gameshow
Discuss key issues facing the Japanese aviation finance market in fun, interactive game show style formats including: “the odd one out”, “complete the headline” and “picture board”

The Industry All Play
Tackle market challenges and share ideas and opinions with industry leaders in intimate, pre-defined groups


Masterclass stream

Who should attend? Topics 

Regional banks across the credit, risk and underwriting functions seeking to develop their lending capabilities in the primary market.

Institutional investors will learn to evaluate aircraft investment opportunities, monitor investments and understands risks.

Junior practitioners from banks, lessors and law firms looking to refresh and develop their aviation finance knowledge.

Credit watch: managing exposure to airline credits  

Investing in metal: protections, structuring and pitfalls 

Extracting value from engines

Preparing for end of lease: trading, remarketing and repossession strategies 

EETC & ABS workout



Last year’s Investing in Aviation Finance : Japan was a sell-out event. 
Book early to get your conference pass. 

The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo

Tokyo Midtown 9-7-1 Akasaka

Minato-ku, 107-6245 Japan , Japan

Event enquiries

Phone: +44(0) 2031766396

Email: [email protected]

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