Our Aviation Practice Group handles a wide range of matters in the aviation sector, including financing, leasing, regulatory matters, insurance, corporate/M&A, insolvency and workouts. NHG is one of the few firms in Mexico with extensive experience in this sector, and our group is renowned for its creative approach to structuring financing transactions, as well as for its niche expertise in insurance in the aviation sector.
NHG’s aviation practice group has consolidated its market-leading position representing aircraft financiers over the past years, has achieved an important penetration in the industry and has an excellent relationship with the Mexican aviation authority and other important players in the market.
“The lawyers at Nader, Hayaux y Goebel are knowledgeable about all the intricacies of handling an international aircraft financing transaction.” Sources add: ““They provide very good client service and always have capacity to handle our needs. They offer very broad expertise in deal structuring, repossession and restructuring.”
Chambers & Partners, Latin America Aviation 2021
The group receives strong support from other groups within the Firm in key overlapping practice areas such as Banking and Finance, Insurance, Corporate/M&A, Workouts and Insolvency.
We have been involved in both commercial and corporate aircraft cross border finance transactions and related regulatory matters, helping our clients with registrations and dealings with local authorities, structure their transactions and tailor them for Mexico, and perfecting their security interests with Mexican and international registries and aviation authorities. We have also assisted airlines and lenders in the restructuring of financial obligations and other insolvency related matters.
Nader, Hayaux & Goebel has represented many important players in the Mexican market, such as Banc of America Leasing & Capital, ECN Capital (formerly, Element Financial Corporation), China Southern Airlines, DVB Bank SE, Avmax Aircraft Leasing, Natixis, SMBC Aviation Capital, NTT Finance Corporation, Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank, Falko Regional Aircraft, Infinity Transportation, Global Atlantic Financial Group (formerly Infinity Aviation Capital) and Export Development Canada, among others.