In its 5th year, the summit will bring together high-level aviation executives with bankers, investors and advisors to address how to continually fuel the industry's growing needs for financing such capital-intensive aviation businesses and their increasing demands from emerging markets around the world, while facing the turmoil of economic and political fluctuations. September 29, 2011 European Banking Impact and China Leasing Market to Be Addressed at Aviation Finance Summit In its 4th year, the summit brings together leading aviation and investment executives to address timely issues affecting this sector such as the European banking system and industry implications; international lending and leasing in China’s aviation market; structured financing solutions in tight capital markets; the evolving role of export credit agencies; how the new set of emerging markets can make bottom-line impact; and private capital strategies for the next wave of opportunities.
October 5, 2010 Aircraft lessors take financing lesson from crisis Aircraft leasing companies have learned a lesson from the financial crisis: tap every possible financing source as cheap funding backed by parents like American International Group Inc. and Royal Bank of Scotland becomes a thing of the past.
October 5, 2010 ILFC Head Sees Potential For Sale, Eyes Narrowbody Aircraft "ILFC's now going to be self-financing going forward," said Steenland in an interview on the sidelines of an aviation conference in New York. "From AIG's perspective, there could come a point in time when it makes sense to monetize the asset...largely because they'll be well compensated for it."
August 10, 2010 Third Annual Aviation Finance Summit to Host Industry Veterans in New York Although the market is showing signs of recovery, many aviation companies continue to face challenges in financing and obtaining new deals to sustain the viability of their businesses. Through the Aviation Finance Summit, we bring together the private capital community; active lenders; seasoned advisors; executives from leasing companies; airline companies; and aircraft manufacturers in order to have a platform for new strategies, collaboration and deal-making.
July 29, 2009 Aviation Executives and Financiers to Meet in New York This Fall for Aviation Finance Summit "Many aviation companies are faced with the challenge of getting new financing to sustain the viability of their businesses. Beyond financing aircrafts, the Aviation Finance Summit's speaking faculty will present current opportunities within the aviation industry as an investment vehicle, bringing together the private capital community; active lenders; seasoned advisors; and executives from leasing companies, manufacturers, airlines, corporate jets, parts and service providers, and maintenance companies," said Bob Agnew, President and CEO of Morten Beyer & Agnew and panelist on the opening session discussing the state of the industry.
October 22, 2008 Aviation financing seen harder to come by in 2009 While many international airlines and leasing companies have credit agreements with banks in place that predate the current credit freeze, others could have trouble getting financing for aircraft purchases as soon as the first quarter of 2009 with lenders more cautious as the global economy sags.
October 22, 2008 Midway could go private by yearend, FAA official says "The FAA worked closely with the city last summer and reviewed in advance the structure of the deal, which all bidders were required to bid on intact. “The way they did it was pretty smart," said the FAA official in an interview after he appeared at the Aviation Finance Summit 2008, a conference in New York.
October 21, 2008 Airbus prepares to double vendor financing "This is the single-worst credit environment we've seen," Patrick Kaufer said on Tuesday during the Aviation Finance Summit 2008 conference in New York. "A lot is driven by lenders' unwillingness to provide liquidity."