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Carlyle scores tight pricing for AASET 2019-2

Carlyle Aviation Holdings Limited (Carlyle) has priced a $540.4 million aircraft securitisation, AASET 2019-2 Trust (AASET 2019‑2) split between three classes of notes. more

09/10/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Airline bonds Q3 2019: $7.1bn raised amid shrinking maturities

Airlines around the world raised $7.1 billion through 47 unsecured bond issuances in Q3 2019. more

04/10/2019

in Airline Profiles , Capital Markets

Wings prices second ABS, WAVE 2019-1

California aircraft lessor Wings Capital Partners (Wings) has kicked off a flurry of lessor aircraft ABS deals this autumn pricing its second ABS last week: the $678.08 million WAVE 2019-1. more

02/10/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Fed cut helps United price record EETC

United Airlines (United) has broken its own record to price the tightest coupon to date for its recent enhanced equipment trust certificate (EETC) transaction. more

10/09/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Tradeable e-note structure draws BOC Aviation back to ABS market

Aircraft lessor BOC Aviation has returned to the ABS market after a four-year absence for its second ABS - Silver Aircraft Leasing Limited. more

10/07/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Aircraft Finance Market , Capital Markets

BBAM returns to the ABS market with Horizon II

Aircraft lessor BBAM Aviation Services Limited (BBAM) is in the market with its third aircraft ABS, Horizon Aircraft Finance II. more

20/06/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Aviation finance: Are you pricing for risk properly?

Three aircraft and engine leasing risk officers highlight their biggest concerns in the market today. more

30/05/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

Aviation financiers becoming wary of rising airline risk

As fuel costs rise and airline bankruptcies have piled up in 2019, aviation financiers debate whether banks have become sensitive to airline credit risk in the past year. more

20/05/2019

in Airline Profiles , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Goshawk markets debut ABS

Ireland-headquartered Goshawk Aviation conduct a roadshow for its debut aircraft ABS - the youngest aircraft ABS with tradable E-note to date. more

15/05/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

GECAS' second tradable E-note aircraft ABS

GECAS has closed its fifteenth asset-backed securitisation (ABS) backed by narrowbody leased aircraft - STARR 2019-1 and the second to involve a tradable equity note (E-note). more

12/05/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Aircraft ABS: Castlelake prices CLAS 2019-1

US fund manager and leasing firm Castlelake has priced its sixth structured ABS financing, Castlelake Aircraft Structured Trust 2019-1 (CLAS 2019-1). more

17/04/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka Investor Europe: Aviation investors reveal environmental concerns

Ishka summarises some of the key takeaways from the Ishka’s Investing in Aviation Finance Europe conference held last week in London. more

12/04/2019

in Regulatory and Accounting , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Fund watch: Huijbers launches Hong Kong equity fund, Aero Capital Solutions closes midlife aircraft fund

Ishka examines two new aviation equity funds one launched by Aero Capital Solutions, which has closed at $200 million, and another, by PH Aviation Asia, which is still seeking investors. more

11/04/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Lessor CEOs: hitting the bottom of the sale/leaseback market

Ishka reviews some of the key market concerns raised by the public aircraft lessors including AerCap, Aircastle, ALC, and Fly including a potential slow-down in capital from China, Jet Airways’ and the tension of enforcing the Cape Town Convention in Brazil. more

08/04/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Ishka Investival: Korean investors explore more ABS e-notes

South Korean equity investors are open to aviation deals including aircraft ABS e-notes, according to aviation financiers and lessors speaking at Ishka’s Hong Kong Investival last week. more

01/04/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

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. more

29/03/2019

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market , Investor Education

Merx refinances RISE ABS

Merx Aviation is in the market with a new $429.1 million aircraft securitisation, MAPS 2019-1 Limited which will refinance the 2014 RISE Ltd aircraft ABS transaction (RISE). more

18/02/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Capital structure: a driver of success for lessors?

Aircraft leasing is a capital intensive business but how much of a role does a lessor's capital structure play in determining its competitiveness in the marketplace? more

22/01/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

Capital markets outlook for lessors: going like hot cakes

Capital markets have been very receptive of aircraft lessors in recent years. Ishka looks at the 2018 activity and considers the possible trajectory of lessors' capital markets issuance in the near future. more

10/01/2019

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

LIBOR is dead; long live LIBOR

A wake has been scheduled for LIBOR, but is aviation ready for a new reference rate? more

02/01/2019

in Capital Markets

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

Could aviation finance attract ESG investors?

Ishka examines whether aviation finance, a notoriously carbon-intensive industry, could meet ESG (environmental, social, governance) criteria and attract ethical investors. more

29/11/2018

in Regulatory and Accounting , Capital Markets , Investor Education , Home

Vx Capital Partners prices freighter ABS

Vx Capital Partners, a leasing firm specialising in narrowbody freighter aircraft, has priced its debut securitisation, CARGO 2018-1, 100% backed by cargo aircraft. more

26/11/2018

in Capital Markets

Ishka NY Investival: Investors debate aircraft leasing risks and returns

An influx of capital penetrates the market for mid-life and older aircraft. more

12/11/2018

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Start-up Zephyrus markets debut aircraft ABS

Ishka examines Zephyrus Aviation Capital Limited's debut $336.6 million securitization, Zephyrus Capital Aviation Partners 2018-1 Ltd (Z-CAP 2018 -1). more

01/10/2018

in Capital Markets

GECAS launches START 2018-1 ABS, Castlelake prices fifth ABS

Castlelake has priced its fifth aircraft ABS while GECAS is in the market with its eleventh aircraft securitisation. more

08/06/2018

in Capital Markets

FX issues dampen Korean investor demand

Cost of currency swaps is making senior debt uneconomic for Korean investors. more

31/05/2018

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Is new equity here to stay?

Ishka reports from ISTAT’s Asia event in Singapore. more

11/05/2018

in Capital Markets , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

Aviation Schuldschein: NAC repeats issue, no new entrants

Nordic Aviation Capital returns to the Schuldschein market with a $105 million issuance. more

19/04/2018

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Lack of transparency holds back aircraft ABS secondary market

A lack of hard information is keeping secondary investors away from a booming market. more

09/04/2018

in Capital Markets

UAE banks react to fewer Emirates and Etihad deliveries

Ishka reviews UAE aviation finance banks. more

04/04/2018

in Capital Markets

AFIC moves closer to the capital markets

Ishka researches how Marsh's private insurance product is evolving to support Jolco financings and bond issuances. more

29/03/2018

in Capital Markets

BA returns with hybrid EETC

British Airways returns with competitively priced EETC. more

27/03/2018

in Capital Markets

Update: Avolon prices Sapphire Aviation Finance I

Aircraft lessor Avolon has priced it second ABS. more

22/03/2018

in Capital Markets

Avolon returns to the ABS market with Sapphire 1

Aircraft lessor Avolon is in the market with a $768.4 million asset-backed securitisation backed by a portfolio of 41 mid-life aircraft. more

13/03/2018

in Capital Markets

Air Canada issues rare non USD EETC

Ishka examines the first Canadian dollar denominated EETC privately issued by Air Canada. more

06/03/2018

in Capital Markets

ABS Case Study: How was Emerald affected by last year’s airline bankruptcies?

Ishka looks at how Avolon’s Emerald Aviation Finance weathered two airline bankruptcies last year. more

27/02/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Wings Capital Partners boosts equity base

Ishka speaks with Steve Hannahs, Wings Capital’s CEO and founder, on the lessor’s equity rise and possible return to the ABS market. more

22/02/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

Update: Issuers contemplate more aircraft ABS refinancings

Ishka investigates how issuers are exploring potential aircraft ABS refinancings, and not always for better coupons. more

19/02/2018

in Capital Markets

Aircraft ABS E-note sales look to pick up in 2018

Ishka reviews how equity investors are becoming increasingly engaged with aircraft securitisations. more

13/02/2018

in Capital Markets

What could burst the aviation finance bubble?

Financiers and lessors expect capital flows to continue to be drawn to aviation finance for 2018. more

26/01/2018

in Capital Markets , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

HNA and Bohai troubles cast a shadow over Avolon

Investors are closely watching what might happen to the various subsidiaries and holdings under HNA Group’s complicated and highly opaque ownership structure, including aircraft lessor Avolon, as the firm faces continued fund-raising challenges. more

05/01/2018

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

Aviation Schuldschein gathers momentum

Aviation Schuldschein issuances begin to pick up in 2017, but still only account for a tiny fraction of the wider Schuldschein market. more

20/11/2017

in Capital Markets , Investor Education , Aircraft Finance Market

A growing pipeline of ABS - Ishka New York Conference

More lessors are seeking to issue aircraft asset backed securitisations (ABS), according to delegates at Ishka’s Investing in Aviation Finance Conference held last week in New York. more

24/10/2017

in Capital Markets

ABS optimism undented by spate of airline bankruptcies

Following the bankruptcies of Alitalia, Air Berlin, and Monarch Airlines, Ishka examines which ABS transactions are the most exposed. more

10/10/2017

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Are ABS deals inflating asset prices?

Ishka reports on the Investor panel at this week’s ISTAT EMEA event held in Edinburgh. more

28/09/2017

in Capital Markets , Aircraft Finance Market

Engine-backed securitisations: a new old frontier?

Ishka examines the recent history of engine-backed securitisations. more

14/07/2017

in Capital Markets

Spreading its Wings: Wings Capital Partners expands to Dublin

Ishka speaks with Wings Capital Partners founder, Stephen Hannahs, as the US lessor welcomes a new equity partner and boost its asset portfolio. more

02/07/2017

in Lessors and Lease Rates , Capital Markets

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