Walkers' asset finance team offers Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Irish and Jersey law advice in relation to asset finance transactions on a global basis.
- We have a team of specialist asset finance lawyers drawn mainly from the leading international firms with extensive experience in complex asset finance matters. We bring both onshore and offshore perspectives to asset finance deals.
- We are familiar with the full range of structures used in asset finance and advise on their commercial implications.
- We apply an innovative and practical approach to ensure that deal structures are fully aligned with our clients’ commercial requirements.
- We are familiar with the structuring of asset finance deals to marry with onshore tax and securities law considerations.
- We offer efficient and cost-effective turnaround of transactional documentation.
- We are consistently ranked in the top tier of all major ratings for our asset finance work.
Walkers advises financial institutions, arrangers, airlines, lessors and shipping companies on their asset finance transactions.
- We establish and advise on both on and off-balance sheet vehicles.
- We advise on asset finance transactions involving a wide range of assets, including the sale and purchase of aircraft, ships, rolling stock, telecommunications systems and other 'big ticket' items.
- We advise on the acquisition of all types of equipment through secured loan financing and finance leasing, the sale and acquisition of lease portfolios and the transfer of leasing assets, as well as on ship and yacht and aircraft registration.
- We establish Irish leasing platforms and advise on their set-up from a legal and tax perspective providing ongoing advise to ensure compliance with Irish law in a tax efficient manner.
Bermuda Government Department of Civil Aviation
Bermuda Shipping and Maritime Authority
British Virgin Islands Shipping Registry
Cayman Islands Civil Aviation Authority
Cayman Islands Shipping Registry
Guernsey Civil Aviation
States of Guernsey Registry of British Ships
Irish Aviation Authority
Irish Maritime Administration
British Register of Ships in Jersey
Jersey Aircraft Registry