Agenda

Jose Abramovici
Global Head of Asset Finance
Credit Agricole CIB
Frank Wulf
Global Head Aircraft-Finance
Nord LB
Munawar Noorani
Global Co-Head of Aviation
Citi
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? 

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
Derek Wong
Aviation Finance
Investec
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
Claudia Hügel
Senior Director
Deutsche Lufthansa AG
Edward Tsai
Director, Alternative Investments Division
Wafra Inc
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
Mike Morgan
Executive Managing Director
Burnham Sterling
Mike Dickson
Director
Citigroup
Jonathan Neil
Senior Director
SLC Management
Moderator
Michael Halaby
Independent Advisor
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  • 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.

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

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  • 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
10 February 2021>
  • 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
Mike Morgan
Executive Managing Director
Burnham Sterling
Mike Dickson
Director
Citigroup
Jonathan Neil
Senior Director
SLC Management
Moderator
Michael Halaby
Independent Advisor
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