Transportation Finance

Advising the Companies that Keep the World Moving.

When companies involved in the aviation, shipping and rail industries need counsel on a transaction that presents first-time challenges and requires unique industry insight, they turn to Milbank's Transportation Finance Group. Our team is widely recognized for spearheading the most trailblazing transactions in all areas of transportation finance.

Our clients represent a cross-section of investment banks, manufacturers, export agencies, borrowers, lenders, lessors, lessees, equity participants, hedge funds and other investors around the world.

Broad-based experience across multiple sectors

Our experience in the aviation industry includes public and private asset-based securitizations and structured financings, publicly offered and privately placed securities, acquisition and leveraged financing, cross-border and export financings, secured lending, operating and leveraged leasing, mergers and acquisitions and bankruptcy workouts and restructurings. In the shipping and container industries, we have extensive experience representing clients in a variety of financings, leveraged and operating leasing, securitizations, restructurings and asset sales in connection with bankruptcy proceedings. Our broad-based rail experience covers leveraged leasing, project financings, lease-in/lease-out financings, secured and unsecured loans, export credit agency-supported financing, equipment trust certificates and securitizations.

Global integration

We deliver advice and services to our clients in a fully integrated manner across our practice groups and offices. We work together with the Corporate, Tax, Securities, Leveraged Finance and Financial Restructuring attorneys to serve our client needs. Our global team has participated in transactions throughout the US, Latin America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.