AerCap Holdings N.V. ("AerCap", NYSE: AER) announced today that it has completed the closing of a new $0.7 billion secured credit facility. The facility will primarily be used to acquire new narrowbody and widebody aircraft as they deliver from Boeing and Airbus through the end of 2016.
The facility was signed to finance a portfolio of 9 aircraft and has a maturity date of December 2022. The facility was coordinated by CTBC Bank Co. Ltd., Development Bank of Japan, and DBS Bank Ltd., all of whom together with Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, National Australia Bank, China Construction Bank, Bank of East Asia and The Tokyo Star Bank, acted as Mandated Lead Arrangers.
Paul Rofe, Group Treasurer of AerCap, said: “We are very pleased with the successful closing of this transaction, which further demonstrates AerCap’s excellent access to liquidity. We were able to welcome new lenders to the AerCap group along with enjoying the continued support and confidence of our existing banking partners in executing this facility.”
The total amount of financing transactions completed in 2016 is $0.8 billion.
AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with approximately 1,700 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio. AerCap has one of the most attractive order books in the industry. AerCap serves over 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER) and has its headquarters in Dublin with offices in Amsterdam, Los Angeles, Shannon, Fort Lauderdale, Miami, Singapore, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.
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