Aviation & Aircraft Finance

Our Aviation & Aircraft Finance practice relies on highly qualified professionals, with vast market experience and deep knowledge of the business and technical aspects of the industry, allowing us to meet a broad scope of our client’s legal and commercial needs, as well as supporting them in the strategy of each transaction. We are constantly seeking new perspectives and building long-standing relationships. The members of the team are exclusively dedicated to the aviation sector, allowing us to act with excellence and to provide efficient, pro-active, specialized services.

We assist foreign and local clients in a wide range of cross-border and domestic transactions, such as complex aircraft and engine financing, securitization and development of complex corporate structures to set up business in Brazil. We usually advise export credit agencies – ECA, multinational banks, lenders, financiers and global lessors. We have also represented lessors, investors, banks and important creditors in relevant airline debt restructuring and bankruptcy processes, both in and out of court and liquidation procedures.

We combine global expertise with local knowledge in many areas, including:

  • Commercial and Corporate Aircraft Finance
  • Helicopter Finance
  • Engine Finance
  • Customs / Taxation
  • Joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions
  • Civil Litigation
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Regulatory
  • Corporate and Licensing