China Encouraging Aircraft Lessors to Expand Abroad

According to Bloomberg, China is encouraging financial institutions with aircraft-leasing businesses to look for opportunities overseas for expansion and fund raising. read more

Aircraft Lessors Unaffected by Potential Ex-Im Wind Down

According to Fitch Ratings, any U.S. congressional vote that winds down the Export Import Bank of the U.S. would be manageable for aircraft lessors given the availability of other financing alternatives. read more

Leaseurope: 2013 New Equipment Leasing Volume Reaches $326B

Leaseurope released the results of its annual ranking survey for 2013, revealing that total new equipment leasing volume grew by 1.9% to reach $326.3 billion. read more

Ex-Im Bank Imperiled, Charter Set to Lapse in September

Bloombergt reported that the administration is highlighting competition from abroad in its bid to keep alive the Ex-Im Bank whose Charter is set to lapse in September. read more

Bombardier, Railpool Sign $340MM European Rail Deal

Bombardier Transportation and rolling stock lessor Railpool signed a framework agreement for the delivery of 65 locomotives that has a potential contract value of up to $340 million. read more

GE Sells Consumer Finance Business in Northern Europe

Reuters reported that Banco Santander is buying GE Money Bank, GE Capital’s consumer finance business in Sweden, Norway and Denmark for $950 million. read more

GE: UK Mid-Market to Grow 6.1%, Outpace Germany, France

According to the latest GE Capital research report on the European mid-market, the UK is set to grow sales by 6,1% in the next year, compared to 4.8% in Germany and 3.4% in France. read more

Travelers Capital Arranges $57MM Project Financing

Travelers Capital said it has successfully arranged $57 million of non-recourse project financing for a portfolio of four wind energy project in Nova Scotia. read more

NetJets China Obtains Operating Permit

NetJets Business Aviation announced it has obtained its operating permit from the Civil Aviation Administration of China. read more

Wells Fargo: Mid-Sized Companies Focus Internationally

According to a new survey released from Wells Fargo’s International Group, the global marketplace is no longer the exclusive domain of large corporations as mid-sized U.S. companies focus on doing business internationally. read more

Chef Taps Ex-GE Capital Chief Architect to Lead EMEA Ops

Web-scale IT automation firm Chef announced that former GE Capital chief architect Justin Arbuckle will join the company as vice president of Europe and chief enterprise architect. read more

GE Capital Aviation Delivers Boeing to China

GE Capital Aviation Services Limited announced it delivered a new leased Boeing 737-800 aircraft to China’s Okay Airways Company. It is the first of two to Okay Airways in 2014 to expand the carrier’s fleet. read more

ILFC and Azul Brazilian Airlines Sign Aircraft Deal

ILFC announced it signed an agreement with Azul Brazilian Airlines to lease five Airbus A350-900 and three A330-200 aircraft. The A350s have a 2017 expected delivery, while the A330s will begin to be delivered this year. read more

Mubadala GE Capital to Sell Loan Portfolio to ADCB

According to Middle-East news source, Abu Dhabi Commercial Bank said it has agreed to buy a portfolio of asset-financing loans worth $122.5 million from Mubadala GE Capital. read more

NetJets Preparing to Launch in China

NetJets announced it is preparing to launch its NetJets China business once government approval for the operating certificate is finalized – expected mid-year 2014. read more

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