Ishka Investival Asia: JOL/JOLCO appetite buoyant but tax reforms spook foreign banks
Japan remained a centrepiece of discussion at Ishka’s Investival Asia in Hong Kong, with participants confident about aviation's continued appeal for Japanese investors, but uncertain about where recent tax reforms leave non-Japanese banks.
Analysis: DZ Bank mulls new sales process for DVB AIM/AM
DZ Bank is understood to be exploring a new sales process for DVB AIM/AM after a planned merger with Japanese Bank MUFG stalled in the face of US banking regulatory hurdles. more
Will other lessors need to adopt an ‘NAC type’ debt standstill?
Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) managed to win itself some breathing space after it successfully arranged a debt standstill with its creditors in early July. But sources warn that NAC could simply be the first of several potential aircraft lessor restructurings set to eventually hit the market. more
Aircraft ABS: START III winds down portfolio, further ABS downgrades
In its monthly aircraft ABS round up, Ishka summarises some recent trends and transaction highlights. more