Practice

Asset Finance

Structuring and documenting asset finance transactions can be complex, involving a number of jurisdictions, often with competing legal and tax systems.

Representative experience

Advised Norwegian Air Shuttle ASA on its Aircraft Finance Insurance Co (AFIC)-backed financing of six B737Max8 aircraft, the first time Norwegian used AFIC financing.

Acted for Pembroke Capital on the sale and novation to Goshawk Aviation of a portfolio of eight aircraft on lease to a number of different airlines, including Norwegian, South African Airways, and Vueling.

Advised the UK Department for Transport on the refinancing of Phase II of its £7.2bn Intercity Express Programme for the procurement of rolling stock.

Advised SMBC on the procurement of new Hitachi trains for the Abellio Scotrail franchise.

Advised Société Générale and a pool of lenders on the restructuring of 14 financial leases and related loan financings to a major oil and gas operator.

Advised Lombard on the circa £170m procurement, financing, leasing, and maintenance of circa 75 CAF sleeper coaches for Serco Caledonian.

Advised DVB Bank on a US$400m warehouse facility for the acquisition of a portfolio of more than 20 aircraft on lease to a range of airlines.

Advised SMBC on US$47.65 of mezzanine financing for two LNG vessels for a European operator.

Advised Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation and Tufton Oceanic in relation to the establishment of the US$150m APICORP Petroleum Shipping Fund and the financing for and acquisition of five petroleum tankers.

Blog Post

Luxembourg Investment Fund Glossary

This glossary aims at providing definitions of terms related to the investment fund industry and often used in our blog articles.

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Awards and Rankings

Hogan Lovells Paris has improved its rankings in five categories in The Legal 500 EMEA France 2019

Hogan Lovells is delighted to announce the progress by its teams in five categories of The Legal 500 EMEA France.

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Hogan Lovells Publications

Insights from the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Korea 2019 Conference

Matthew Leigh, an aviation finance partner in our Singapore office, led the Commercial Aviation Banking Panel at the Airline Economics Conference in Seoul at the end of March.

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Brochures

Welcome to the world of data centres

The global data centre colocation market is projected to reach USD73.804 billion by 2023 from USD31.25 billion in 2017 growing at a CAGR of 15.4% during the forecast period. Are you...

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Brochures

Banking & Finance in Germany

Every company needs capital. Various forms and sources of finance are available to meet this need – and can often be combined with each other.

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