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Asset Finance

Our Structured and Asset Finance practice is a recognised leader for its ability to structure complex transactions.

But we also have extensive experience at other levels and across all sectors of the asset finance industry. Whatever we’re handling, our lawyers have the breadth and depth of experience to help our clients find the most commercially beneficial way to structure a deal.

We advise on both domestic and cross-border asset financings including all types of debt, lease (both tax- and non-tax-based, including UK tax leasing, Spanish operating tax leases, Japanese operating leases) export credit and capital markets driven products, securitisations, receivables financings, vendor programmes and retail finance. Our lawyers help clients to buy and sell leasing companies and portfolios of assets, and structure regional and global leasing business networks. They also advise on aircraft repossessions and have  extensive experience on 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.

With a range of experts throughout our worldwide network, we’re able to cover all types of vessel and offshore installation from LNG carriers and drilling rigs to VLCCs and luxury yachts. Similarly, we advise on the full range of aircraft financing including all types of pre- and post-delivery financings, ECA backed financing, operating leases, sale and purchase of new and used aircraft and structured financing, and give advice on general aviation matters such as regulatory and maintenance. Our expertise in domestic and cross-border asset financings covers everything from rail, manufacturing plants, water treatment facilities and pipelines to vehicle fleets, mining equipment, films, satellites and computer hardware/software. 

We have a track record for advising clients on transactions that become market firsts and award winners, helping us to cement our position at the forefront of the market.

News & insights

News: 02 JULY 2021

Doppio premio per Allen & Overy Italia ai Legalcommunity Finance Awards 2021

Premiati il posizionamento da leader di mercato nella categoria Debt Capital Markets e l’indiscussa expertise di Stefano Sennhauser nel Banking.

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News: 21 JUNE 2021

Allen & Overy nel finanziamento da 190 milioni di euro a favore di Cementir

Allen & Overy ha assistito BNP Paribas Italian Branch in qualità di global coordinator ed un pool di istituti finanziari in qualità di lenders nel finanziamento da 190 milioni di euro a favore di…

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News: 31 MAY 2021

A&O nella prima linea di credito ESG-linked di TIM S.p.A. da 4 miliardi di euro

La linea di credito costituisce il più grande finanziamento collegato a criteri di sostenibilità nel settore delle telecomunicazioni

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Publications: 06 MARCH 2020

Cartolarizzazioni: le novità rilevanti introdotte dal Decreto Milleproroghe

In data 1° marzo 2020 è entrata in vigore la legge di conversione (la Legge) del  decreto legge 30 dicembre 2019 n. 162 recante disposizioni urgenti in materia di proroga di termini legislativi (c.d.…

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