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Asset Finance

Our teams in Africa work on a wide variety of asset and structured finance projects, including procurement, financing and leasing for assets in aircraft, rail, shipping and more. 

Our lawyers work on a variety of structures and products including operating leases, finance leases, leveraged leases, Islamic finance and residual value arrangements as well as structured financing and tax-based transactions. 

Our clients include banks and arrangers, major airlines, ship owners and operators, train operating companies, and lessors and manufacturers. 

Local insights, global outlook: our teams in 20 African countries understand the specific political, financial, regulatory and economic issues. You also have access to the global resources of an Africa team with more than 200 lawyers in key financial centers including Johannesburg, Casablanca, London, New York, Paris, Dubai, Perth, Hong Kong and Beijing. 

Key capabilities include: 

  • aviation – advising airlines, arrangers, banks, lessors and manufacturers
  • rail – new and existing rolling stock, and rail infrastructure
  • shipping – advising ship owners, financial institutions, arrangers, charterers and shipyards
  • equipment – marine and general equipment
  • tax-based leasing 

Please contact us to discuss how we can help you to achieve your objectives.