Aviation lending and leasing

Whatever your fleet financing needs, our knowledgeable team of sector experts is highly motivated to support you with creatively structured deals. We can lend across the capital stack, take residual value positions in aircraft, and provide recourse and non-recourse options to airlines and lessors.

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Aviation - engine of a plane

Our approach to lending and leasing

Deeply experienced

Our aviation finance team has over 15 years of leasing expertise and has raised and structured over $10bn of aviation lending.

Deliberately flexible

We understand the complexities of the aviation industry. We have various lending and leasing options available to suit your specific risk and growth appetite.

Highly trusted

With high levels of service, low execution risk and streamlined operations, we earn the trust of our clients, resulting in successful, long term relationships.

About our lending and leasing options

Asset lending

Through commercial finance brokers, we can provide asset financing up to £10m.

PDP finance

We can also help to fund the purchase of new aircraft through pre-delivery payment agreements with manufacturers.

ECA debt arranging

We can arrange and structure financing with the support of an export credit agency.

Bespoke financing/leasing

No matter how complex or straightforward your fleet financing needs are, we can provide an operating lease solution to meet them.

Aviation funds

As a leading aircraft specialist fund manager, our aircraft debt and equity funds under management provide institutional partners with access to aircraft as an asset class.

Aircraft trading and leasing

We can provide an aircraft sale and leaseback facility to release equity from the aircraft for the benefit of your balance sheet.

Find a lending or leasing solution

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