Private placements, ABS dominate air finance discussions

Industry pros at the Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference in New York this week were keen to point out the advantages of the private placement and ABS markets, citing the number of investors looking to increase allocations in both sectors.

  • By Sasha Padbidri
  • 19 Oct 2017

Speakers on a private placement panel on Thursday hyped two types of aviation private placements — one being traditional aviation private placements, and the other being structured products distributed like a private placement, like privately-placed Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificate (EETC) deals. 

Excluding undisclosed issuance, both types of deal comprise ...

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