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Conyers advises on US$670 million acquisition financing of 26 commercial passenger aircraft and related leases

Conyers Dill & Pearman acted for the borrower, RISE Ltd., in relation to the financing of an acquisition from affiliates of GECAS of a portfolio of 26 commercial passenger aircraft and their related leases; including the entry into series A and series B loans and the issuance of E Interests. The transaction is valued at US$670 million.

This is a successor deal to 2013’s AABS Limited sale and securitisation, which won Airline Economics’ 2013 Americas Deal of the Year and Global Transport Finance’s 2013 Aircraft Lessor finance Deal of the Year.

Neil Henderson, Robert Alexander and Alexandra Macdonald from Conyers’ Bermuda office advised RISE Ltd. on the transaction.


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