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Anatomy of a deal: Korean pension fund buys into ANA B777 mezz debt

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

10/12/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

Fund watch: Sirius delays IPO; Ostrum seeks investors

Sirius Aviation Capital Holdings Limited, the Guernsey-based lessor launched by Ryanair’s ex-deputy CEO, Howard Millar, has delayed its IPO for the second time this month, while Ostrum Asset management launches a new aviation debt fund. more

07/12/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

Emirates Cargo wins $8.9m for failed B737 freighter delivery

Aero Acquisitions never completed the freighter conversion or delivered the aircraft. more

27/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Aircastle uses investment grade status to cut costs

Aircastle is putting its newly-acquired triple-IG rating to good use as the markets present it with both opportunities and challenges. more

16/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Lessor chiefs react to promise of hard winter for airlines

Major leasing companies remain cautiously optimistic about their businesses. more

14/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Canada Jetlines breaches Boeing contract with A320 leases

The new carrier terminated its B737 MAX order to lease A320s from AerCap. more

08/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

AerCap’s sales to slow as fleet makeover speeds up

AerCap’s Q3 results show that the lessor’s selling spree may be slowing down as the lessor shifts further focus to building up a fleet of highly liquid, popular aircraft types. more

07/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

New lessor Centrus preps for potential downturn

New leasing start-up Centrus’ founders explains to Ishka why they think the aircraft leasing sector could be on the verge of a correction. more

05/11/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Home

Ishka research round-up: Finnair leases A350-900 for $1.115m

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

30/10/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Investor watch: PE firm Carlyle buys Apollo

Ishka examines US private equity firm, The Carlyle Group’s planned acquisition of Apollo Aviation Group from founders Bill Hoffman and Robert Korn. more

29/10/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Exclusive: Toby Bright picks internal successors to lead JSA

Retiring US lessor chief names new senior management team. more

24/10/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Home

Ishka research round-up: Goshawk’s 100% B787-9 financing

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

23/10/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

ALC’s mission to educate equity investors

Aircraft Lease Corporation argues that solely using net book value is not enough to assess an aircraft lessor's true worth. more

22/10/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Ishka research round-up: SAS A320neos leased for $345,620

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

15/10/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

GATS: Lessors innovate to solve lease novation problem

GATS, The Global Aircraft Trading System, is the aviation finance industry’s answer to the problem of lease novations when trading aircraft. more

04/10/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessor CEOs turn guns on OEMs

Lessor CEOs at ISTAT’s EMEA conference in Prague last week, reflect on the relationship between OEMs and lessors. more

02/10/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

ISTAT EMEA: ALC outlines mid-life ABS strategy

“The idea is that there is a ton of value in these leases. When we were selling to other people they were profiting from them. We no longer want to do that.” more

27/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessons learned from Veling’s failed 777 leases

Veling has experienced a run of bad luck on two of its B777-200ERs. more

24/09/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles

Q2 2018: FLY continues AirAsia portfolio sell down

Q2 2018 reporting by FLY Leasing is the industry’s first opportunity to assess the effect of the lessor’s bold decision to acquire the AirAsia portfolio. more

23/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

CIT veterans launch new leasing platform: Zephyrus Aviation Capital

The 21-aircraft platform plans to expand to up to 75 aircraft within 18 months. more

20/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

ALC Q2 2018: a case of rational exuberance?

ALC is entering a period of unprecedentedly fast growth and is earmarking $8.5 billion for the expansion of the platform over the next 18 months. more

12/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Hong Kong Investival: Chinese real estate investors explore aviation

A motivated base of Chinese institutional investors is looking for non-real estate debt opportunities creating hopes for alternative asset classes such as aviation. more

10/09/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Are robust used A320s and 737-800s lease rates beginning to falter?

Ishka examines lease rates for used single-aisle aircraft. more

31/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Ishka research round-up: AerCap sells A319s for $20.3m

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates, loans, and asset values, from Ishka. more

27/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

A380 KG investors eke out minimal returns

As the first Airbus A380 is set to be scrapped, German KG retail investors have finally got more clarity on what their total returns may look like. more

23/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Investor Education , Modelling and Forecasting

Ishka research round-up: GECAS sells CRJs for $8.5m each

Detailed market intelligence on regional aircraft lease rates and asset values, from Ishka. more

20/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Floreat picks MUFG to shop for aircraft portfolio

Floreat seeks aircraft for its second securitisation. more

16/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Ishka research round-up: Intrepid makes $105m on three widebody sales

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates and asset values, from Ishka. more

14/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

Aircastle's revenue dip helped by cost cutting

Aircastle’s Q2 results and newly acquired investment grade spell good things for the lessor’s immediate future but a closer look at the Q2 details also reveals a degree of complexity. more

10/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

ORIX bosses explains Avolon stake acquisition

Ishka speaks with ORIX’s senior management team, James Melyer and David Power over their plans with regards to Avolon. more

08/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Ishka’s market research round-up: CALC’s 1.2% finance lease

Detailed market intelligence on lease rates and asset values, from Ishka. more

07/08/2018

in Aircraft Asset Profiles , Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

“No rush for an IPO,” says Goshawk CEO

Ishka speaks with Goshawk chief Ruth Kelly about a potential IPO and acquisitions. more

03/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

AerCap clears the decks

Ishka reviews the lessor’s Q2 2018 performance. more

02/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Chinese lessor chief detained by police

Ishka reports on the continuing investigation of the crowdfunding platform founded by the chairman of a Chinese aircraft leasing firm. more

01/08/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

JSA chief Toby Bright discusses 10-year plan

US lessor, Jackson Square Aviation’s (JSA) CEO, Toby Bright, speaks to Dickon Harris about why the firm has ordered 30 737 MAXs. more

27/07/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Why are JSA and Goshawk’s aircraft orders so significant?

Ishka examines the implications of two speculative aircraft orders by aircraft lessors, Goshawk Aviation and Jackson Square Aviation. more

17/07/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Aircastle flexes new investment grade muscles

Dickon Harris interviews Aircastle’s CEO, Mike Inglese, about the firm’s plans following two investment grade ratings from both Fitch and S&P. more

12/07/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Amedeo eyes London fund market for Intrepid fleet

Ishka speaks with Amedeo's CEO, Mark Lapidus, about the recent merger with Intrepid and his plans for the A380. more

04/07/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Intrepid: what exactly have Amedeo acquired?

Ishka looks at Intrepid's fleet financing arrangements. more

03/07/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market

FastJet comes off life support (again)

The LCC is fighting for its life, Ishka looks at the carrier’s fleet financing arrangements. more

29/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessors forced to wait for MRO slots

A spike in MRO activity is forcing aircraft lessors to wait for availability to overhaul aircraft and engines. more

25/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aviation financings , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessors maintain claims against Monarch Airlines

Administrators and ex-lessors are in dispute over security deposits and maintenance reserves. more

22/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles

Lessors limit impairments despite airline bankruptcies

In this Insight, Ishka reviews the asset quality performance of the major listed lessors during 2017. more

21/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

FLY Leasing: all set for an ambitious expansion?

FLY Leasing’s self-proclaimed “transformative” acquisition of AirAsia is looking set to close in Q3 as required approvals come in, overshadowing somewhat Fly’s solid performance in Q1 2018. more

21/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Which lessors are growing the fastest?

Ishka identifies some of those companies involved in the leasing space that have expanded their portfolios the most over the last three years. more

18/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Lessors insist buyers take ‘the sweet with the sour’ with aircraft portfolio trades

Lessors have indicated that trading remains robust as sellers receive multiple bids for leased aircraft portfolios. more

15/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates

Airlines adjust to more lease novations

Ishka reviews airline novation charges for lessors. more

12/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Airline Profiles

ALC’s ambitious growth plan is underway

Ishka explores ALC’s Q1 results in the light of its recently announced growth plans. The lessor is in an acquisition mode, looking to supplement its deep orderbook with opportunistic purchases in the open market. more

11/06/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates



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