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Ince Co, lead transaction counsel for The Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) on aviation financing awarded China Aviation Deal of the Year 2017'

News / / Beijing, Hong Kong, Ince Co, lead transaction counsel for The Export-Import Bank of China (CEXIM) on aviation financing awarded China Aviation Deal of the Year 2017', Shanghai

The award was announced during the three-day China Air Finance Development (DFTP) Summit attended by over 800 industry representatives This deal was the first major CEXIM-backed financing for aircraft leased to an Asia-Pacific based international airline and the first financing of A380 aircraft The 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 team was able to negotiate and close the deal for CEXIM in less than eightnbspweeksDavid Beaves, Managing Partner, Hong Kong saidWe are delighted that this important transaction on which we represented CEXIM has received this high profile recognition Balbir Bindra, who heads Ince Co's aviation finance practice in Asia, led the team supported by Linda Chung, Joanna Au and Vincent Zhang, as well as Will Cooper and his team in LondonGillie Belsham, Partner in London and Global Head of Aviation saidThis is a significant achievement for the firm Our representation of CEXIM on this award-winning transaction, which follows our recent recognition in the Airfinance Journal's Export Credit Deal of the Year 2016, demonstrates our market leading aviation finance expertise across multiple jurisdictions

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