Our German structured and asset finance practice is recognised for its ability to structure complex lease transactions in the transportation sector (aircraft, rolling stock, shipping).
We have extensive experience with other assets, financing structures and across all sectors of the asset finance industry. Whatever we are handling, our lawyers have the breadth and depth of experience to help clients find the most commercially beneficial way to structure a deal.
We advise on domestic and cross-border asset financings including all types of debt, lease (tax and non-tax-based, finance as well as operate leases) and capital markets driven products, securitisations, receivables financings, vendor programmes and retail finance. Our lawyers help clients buy and sell leasing companies and portfolios and structure regional and global leasing business networks. They also advise on aircraft repossessions, airline and ship restructurings and insolvencies.
We act for banks, financiers, airlines, lessors, manufacturers, captive finance companies, operators, borrowers, lessees, export credit agencies and governmental and international organisations.
Our expertise in domestic and cross-border asset financings covers everything from transportation across film and infrastructure projects to the renewables energy sector (eg jack-up vessels).
News & insights
Publications: 23 MARCH 2020
Fundamental changes for restructuring and shareholder loansRead more
Publications: 16 MARCH 2020
In order to contain the Coronavirus the German federal states as well as the German government have put strict measures into place. Schools and kindergartens have been closed as well as borders to most neighbouring states for private travel. In order to mitigate the economic consequences, the German government announced a comprehensive package of measures.Read more
News: 28 FEBRUARY 2020
Allen & Overy is advising the syndicate lenders and Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP is advising the company in connection with the successful refinancing of CompuGroup Medical SE (CGM) in the amount of EUR 1 billion.Read more
News: 06 FEBRUARY 2020
A team from Allen & Overy’s Perth office has advised Germany’s KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH (KfW) and the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) on a AUD175 million project financing arrangement for a potash project in Western Australia’s Pilbara region.Read more