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Export-Import Bank of China A380 aircraft financing awarded Deal of the Year'

News / / Beijing, Hong Kong, Shanghai

Ince & Co has received the 'Deal of the Year' award from China Business Law Journal for acting as lead counsel to The Export-Import Bank of China (“CEXIM”) in the financing of two Airbus A380 aircraft. The selection was based on a number of factors including overall significance, regulatory complexity, legal innovation and deal size. The results were released in the January 2018 issue of the China Business Law Journal.

The CEXIM A380 transaction involved a complicated cross-collateralised structure and a set of finance and security documentation under English, Irish and PRC law as well as the laws of the Republic of Korea. The transaction involved nine law firms in five jurisdictions. Ince team was able to negotiate and close the deal in less than eight weeks.

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