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Strong growth sees increased demand for financing in aviation and leasing sector

With interest rates still extremely low, there is no shortage of investors looking to back aviation deals

23rd October, 2016
Gareth Governey, head of structured banking at HSBC Ireland

The aviation leasing sector is a particularly attractive space for financiers, according to Gareth Governey, head of structured banking at HSBC Ireland.

“The industry’s attraction lies in the diversification of lessees, assets, geographical markets and jurisdictions with a number of lessors now having investment-grade credit ratings,” said Governey.

“The cyclicality of the airline industry and the impact this has on aircraft values and lease rates means the focus from the bank’s...

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