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BNP Paribas gets a string of awards in Transportation Finance, for both shipping and aviation

  • 21.12.2007
Jane's Transport Finance named BNP Paribas, for the third consecutive year, "Aircraft Finance Innovator of the Year". The group was also named "Aircraft Leasing Innovator of the Year".

In addition to these global awards, the leadership of BNP Paribas in Aviation Finance was also recognized through the following :


  • Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year Europe

  • BNP Paribas acted as Arranger in the US 1.5 billion jumbo financing facility made available to British Airways to carry on its refleeting programme

  • Aircraft Leasing Deal of the Year Middle East

  • BNP Paribas acted as Mandated Joint Arranger of an Optimized Lease financing for Qatar Airways on 2 B777-300ER aircraft

  • Aircraft Leasing Deal of the Year Asia

  • BNP Paribas acted as Joint Mandated Lead Arranger of Optimized Lease financings for China Eastern Airlines for a total of 16 Airbus and Boeing aircraft

  • Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year Asia

  • BNP Paribas acted as Senior Lead Manager in the USD 518 million facility extended to Indian Airlines for the financing of its new Airbus fleet

  • Aircraft Debt Deal of the Year South America

BNP Paribas acted as Underwriter of a pre-delivery financing for a number of Boeing aircraft to be delivered to GOL, one of the leading low cost carriers in the world, based in Brazil

Jane's Transport Finance, a reference publication in the field of Transportation, which grants these awards, stressed the constant innovation capacity of BNP Paribas in the field of aviation, its deep sectorial knowledge and geographical presence.