Adrian C. Beasley
Adrian Beasley advises clients on international asset finance and leasing transactions, with a particular emphasis on the aviation industry. His deals generally span several jurisdictions.
His in-depth knowledge of transactions involving commercial aircraft includes ECA-supported, operating lease, sale and leaseback and tax-based leasing transactions, as well as commercial lending arrangements and capital markets transactions. He regularly represents banks, export credit agencies, leasing companies and operators.
Adrian is a partner in the London Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance Group, a leading global practice which offers both industry expertise and a robust, practical and commercial approach.
COFACE and SACE – ECA-supported financing
Led the team which advised COFACE (now Bpifrance AE) and SACE in the ECA-supported financing of ten ATR aircraft to be operated by Lion Air subsidiaries and subsequent bond refinancing of the debt.
Sky Leasing – Sale and leaseback
Advised Sky Leasing in connection with the sale and leaseback of two B787 aircraft to be operated by Ethiopian Airlines and related financing of those aircraft.
Euler Hermes – ECA-supported financing
Advised Euler Hermes in connection with the ECA-supported financing of ten A320 family aircraft operated by Cebu Pacific.
UKEF – ECA-supported financing
Advised UKEF (formerly ECGD) and the lenders, JP Morgan Chase and Citibank, in the ECA-supported financing of three A330 aircraft for Philippine Airlines.
CIT Group financing
Advised CIT Group in connection with their ECA-supported financing of a series of 50 Airbus aircraft on lease to various airlines in numerous jurisdictions.
Annual presenter and co-chairman at the Euromoney European Airfinance School in the United Kingdom, since 2003.
Ranked Band 2 - Chambers UK 2020: Asset Finance
Leading Individual - UK Legal 500 2020: Transport Finance and Leasing
Who's Who Legal - Aviation, 2017