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