Agenda

Jose Abramovici
Global Head of Asset Finance, Credit Agricole CIB
Munawar Noorani
Global Co-Head of Aviation, Citi
Frank Wulf
Global Head Aircraft-Finance, Nord LB
Joerg Schirrmacher
Head of Transport Finance & Senior Vice President, Helaba
Moderator
Richard Moody
Managing Director, Global Head - Transportation Finance, Deutsche Bank
  • Aviation debt funds and alternative lenders are springing up to take advantage of the new landscape, but are their rates too high for the normal course of business?

  • What are the challenges for borrowers when working with new or alternative lenders?

  • Understanding how debt fund deals differ from bank financed deals.

  • What is the difference between passive funds and active lenders?

  • Examining the capacity that debt funds can offer to the market. How large are the pockets of capital available and do they fill the empty space left behind by the banks? 

Derek Wong
Aviation Finance, Investec
Eelco van de Stadt
President, Apollo PK Airfinance
Armin Rothauser
Head of Aviation Lending & Partner, Castlelake
Bob Peart
CEO & Co-founder, Volofin Capital Management Ltd
Moderator
Richard Sharman
Partner, Bird & Bird LLP
  • To what extent does ESG fit into aviation investment strategies going forwards?

  • What restrictions do tighter ESG requirements impose on investors looking to finance aircraft?

  • How does the move by airlines to new-technology fleets fit with ESG demands?

  • Is ESG being ignored when governments offer state support to airlines?

Dr Dorothy Maxwell
Senior Director Sustainability, Davy Group
Edward Tsai
Director, Alternative Investments Division, Wafra Inc
Claudia Hügel
Senior Director, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Moderator
Jan Melgaard
Executive Chairman, FPG Amentum Capital Ltd.
  • Exploring the spectrum of airline funding requirements in 2021.

  • Where is funding coming from and in what form?

  • How are funding requirements evolving as vaccines begin rolling out?

  • Managing aircraft orders and deliveries through the crisis. 

  • What sort of pricing is acceptable?

Angus Clarke
Chief Commercial Officer, Air France-KLM
Markus Ohlert
Head of Corporate Aircraft Finance & Financial Fleet Management, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Moderator
Bert van Leeuwen
Head of Aviation Research, MUFG
  • How are airlines breaking into the traditional private placement market?

  • Understanding private placement investor requirements. What does the ideal deal look like? 

  • Is there a noticeable split in the approach of US and European investors?

  • Exploring the structures at play: how will these deals evolve in 2021?

  • Where is there new opportunity for private placement investors?

George Stone
Managing Director, Barings LLC
Jonathan Neil
Senior Director, SLC Management
Mike Morgan
Executive Managing Director, Burnham Sterling
Mike Dickson
Director, Citigroup
Moderator
Michael Halaby
Independent Advisor, -
  • What terms are investors demanding for new private placements? 

  • How are structures evolving in this new market?

  • Can private placements successfully support lessor sale and leaseback transactions?

  • Is size an issue? Which deals are big enough to attract investor interest?

  • How can investors best assess the strength of leasing platforms or underlying airline credit concerns?

Colin McGinlay
Director, Private Placements, MetLife, Inc
Elizabeth Lapastora
Director, Mutual of Omaha
Niranjan Sirdeshpande
Director, Private Assets, M&G Investments
Moderator
Joe O'Mara
Head of Aviation Finance, KPMG Ireland
  • What can the industry expect from the ABS and EETC markets as the year unfolds? 

  • After a busy 2020, will there be a flood of smaller private deals or will investors still see big public issuances in 2021?

  • How has the vaccine roll out impacted pricing?

  • How are structures likely to evolve?

Emily Wicker
Partner, Clifford Chance US LLP
Anyi Lee
VP Global Structured Debt, Citibank, N.A.
Dana Barta
Executive Director - Structured Products Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley
Moderator
Keith Allman
Managing Director, Head of Esoteric ABS, MUFG

Ishka invites four leading asset managers to answer questions from investors in our live Q&A.

Jeff Lewis
Senior Vice President - Aviation, Fortress Investment Group
Patrick den Elzen
CEO and Founding Partner, Arena Aviation Capital
Sibylle Paehler
Managing Director, Doric GmbH
Martin Bouzaima
CEO, FPG Amentum
Paul Naylor
Chief Commercial Officer Structured Products, Aergo Capital
Moderator
Paul Briggs
Partner and Co-head of International Aviation and Aerospace Group, Bird & Bird

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Jose Abramovici
Global Head of Asset Finance, Credit Agricole CIB
Munawar Noorani
Global Co-Head of Aviation, Citi
Frank Wulf
Global Head Aircraft-Finance, Nord LB
Joerg Schirrmacher
Head of Transport Finance & Senior Vice President, Helaba
Moderator
Richard Moody
Managing Director, Global Head - Transportation Finance, Deutsche Bank
  • Aviation debt funds and alternative lenders are springing up to take advantage of the new landscape, but are their rates too high for the normal course of business?

  • What are the challenges for borrowers when working with new or alternative lenders?

  • Understanding how debt fund deals differ from bank financed deals.

  • What is the difference between passive funds and active lenders?

  • Examining the capacity that debt funds can offer to the market. How large are the pockets of capital available and do they fill the empty space left behind by the banks? 

Derek Wong
Aviation Finance, Investec
Eelco van de Stadt
President, Apollo PK Airfinance
Armin Rothauser
Head of Aviation Lending & Partner, Castlelake
Bob Peart
CEO & Co-founder, Volofin Capital Management Ltd
Moderator
Richard Sharman
Partner, Bird & Bird LLP
  • To what extent does ESG fit into aviation investment strategies going forwards?

  • What restrictions do tighter ESG requirements impose on investors looking to finance aircraft?

  • How does the move by airlines to new-technology fleets fit with ESG demands?

  • Is ESG being ignored when governments offer state support to airlines?

Dr Dorothy Maxwell
Senior Director Sustainability, Davy Group
Edward Tsai
Director, Alternative Investments Division, Wafra Inc
Claudia Hügel
Senior Director, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Moderator
Jan Melgaard
Executive Chairman, FPG Amentum Capital Ltd.
  • Exploring the spectrum of airline funding requirements in 2021.

  • Where is funding coming from and in what form?

  • How are funding requirements evolving as vaccines begin rolling out?

  • Managing aircraft orders and deliveries through the crisis. 

  • What sort of pricing is acceptable?

Angus Clarke
Chief Commercial Officer, Air France-KLM
Markus Ohlert
Head of Corporate Aircraft Finance & Financial Fleet Management, Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Moderator
Bert van Leeuwen
Head of Aviation Research, MUFG
  • How are airlines breaking into the traditional private placement market?

  • Understanding private placement investor requirements. What does the ideal deal look like? 

  • Is there a noticeable split in the approach of US and European investors?

  • Exploring the structures at play: how will these deals evolve in 2021?

  • Where is there new opportunity for private placement investors?

George Stone
Managing Director, Barings LLC
Jonathan Neil
Senior Director, SLC Management
Mike Morgan
Executive Managing Director, Burnham Sterling
Mike Dickson
Director, Citigroup
Moderator
Michael Halaby
Independent Advisor, -
  • What terms are investors demanding for new private placements? 

  • How are structures evolving in this new market?

  • Can private placements successfully support lessor sale and leaseback transactions?

  • Is size an issue? Which deals are big enough to attract investor interest?

  • How can investors best assess the strength of leasing platforms or underlying airline credit concerns?

Colin McGinlay
Director, Private Placements, MetLife, Inc
Elizabeth Lapastora
Director, Mutual of Omaha
Niranjan Sirdeshpande
Director, Private Assets, M&G Investments
Moderator
Joe O'Mara
Head of Aviation Finance, KPMG Ireland
  • What can the industry expect from the ABS and EETC markets as the year unfolds? 

  • After a busy 2020, will there be a flood of smaller private deals or will investors still see big public issuances in 2021?

  • How has the vaccine roll out impacted pricing?

  • How are structures likely to evolve?

Emily Wicker
Partner, Clifford Chance US LLP
Anyi Lee
VP Global Structured Debt, Citibank, N.A.
Dana Barta
Executive Director - Structured Products Capital Markets, Morgan Stanley
Moderator
Keith Allman
Managing Director, Head of Esoteric ABS, MUFG

Ishka invites four leading asset managers to answer questions from investors in our live Q&A.

Jeff Lewis
Senior Vice President - Aviation, Fortress Investment Group
Patrick den Elzen
CEO and Founding Partner, Arena Aviation Capital
Sibylle Paehler
Managing Director, Doric GmbH
Martin Bouzaima
CEO, FPG Amentum
Paul Naylor
Chief Commercial Officer Structured Products, Aergo Capital
Moderator
Paul Briggs
Partner and Co-head of International Aviation and Aerospace Group, Bird & Bird