Ishka invites 2020 Deals of the Year Award submissions

Ishka invites 2020 Deals of the Year Award submissions

Ishka is now accepting submissions for its Deal of the Year Awards. The Ishka Deal of the Year Awards celebrate the best closed aircraft financings of 2020. The awards will be announced at Ishka’s Dublin conference in June 2021.

Which deals are eligible and who can submit deals?

The Ishka Deal of the Year Awards highlights the best aviation financing transactions of 2020.

The awards recognise financing transactions and M&A for airlines, lessors and investors. Any deal participant can submit an award, including lawyers, advisors, airlines, banks, investors, OEMs and lessors.

To be eligible for an award all deals need to have been closed before the end of the calendar year 2020.

The deadline for submissions is 12th February 2021.

Please submit all award proposals to [email protected].

Award categories

Best Americas Deal 2020

Best European Deal 2020

Best Asian Deal 2020

Best MEA Deal 2020

Best Capital Markets Deal 2020

Best Commercial Bank Deal 2020

Most Innovative Deal of 2020

Best Used Aircraft Deal 2020

Best Restructuring Deal 2020

Best Lessor Deal of 2020

Editor’s Choice 2020


How to submit

Ishka can accept submissions in any format including PDF, Excel or Word files. Submissions prepared for other publications are also accepted. Any supporting documents or case studies are more than welcome.

Submissions Criteria:

Airline/Lessor, Borrower, Name

Deal volume


Currency (if not USD)

Financing date

Aircraft asset

All financiers


Legal advisors

Please specify at least three reasons why the deal should win


Who decides the awards?

The Ishka Insights team, a group of researchers and analysts, will decide as a panel on the final winning list of deals. More details on the Ishka Insights team can be found at www.ishkaglobal.com.By submitting deal information participants agree to have their deals displayed in tagmydeals, Ishka's aviation finance deals database. 


When will the awards be given out?

The award will be handed out during Ishka’s Dublin event in June 2021. For any further enquiries please feel free to email Ishka Editor Dickon Harris ([email protected]).




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