Crédit Agricole CIB: one of the world's leaders in air transportation and rail financing
Active for over 35 years in this area, Crédit Agricole CIB is one of the world leaders in aircraft financing. The Bank finances aircraft (passenger and cargo planes, business jets) operated by commercial airlines or private individuals. It offers its customers (airlines, aircraft or engine hire companies, airports, industrialists) a broad range of products and expertise in cooperation with Crédit Agricole CIB’s several product lines.
Several deals were prized and Crédit Agricole CIB was acclaimed “Aviation 100 Bank of the Year” by Airline Economics.
In the area of railroad financing the Bank was distinguished for the first time “European Rail Deal of the Year” since this activity began in 2005 (Jane’s Transport Finance).
An integrated global business line
The Aviation group is an integrated worldwide business line with teams in Paris, New York, Dubai, Hong Kong and Tokyo. Specialised in air transportation, these teams are organised on a one stop shopping basis, i.e. each client is followed by a Senior Banker in charge of a customer portfolio who centralises all the services.
Rail activity is performed from New York and Paris.
Our detailed offer
- Advisory services in aircraft acquisition and finance, valuations, portfolio analyzes, debt restructuring, strategy
- Advance payment financing
- Export credits guaranteed by Coface, Hermes, ECGD*, Exim
- Securitisation (aircraft, engines, airlines’ buildings)
- Operating and hybrid leases
- Optimised leases (Japanese operating leases)
- Derivatives (interest rates, forex)
- Merger and acquisition
- Acquisition finance
- Stock market listings
*ECGD: The Export Credits Guarantee Department is the United Kingdom's Export Credit Agency (ECA). It reports through to the Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills. ECGD derives its powers from the 1991 Export and Investment Guarantees Act and undertakes its activities in accordance with a specific consent from HM Treasury.
Crédit Agricole CIB Joins the HKMA Infrastructure Financing Facilitation Office as a Partner
Crédit Agricole CIB and Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank announce the establishment of a new Joint Venture bringing USD 1 Billion of new lending capacity to the shipping industry
Crédit Agricole CIB receives the Airport Finance House of the Year and Rail Finance House of the Year awards by Global Transportation Finance
Crédit Agricole CIB obtains the global award Project Finance Bond House of the Year by Project Finance International
Appointment of Danielle Baron
Crédit Agricole CIB Transportation expertise recognized by Global Transport Finance with four "House of the Year" awards