Anna Andreeva

Partner, Miami



Anna Andreeva is a partner in the Firm's Americas Energy, Infrastructure, Project and Asset Finance group. Her primary practice areas include bank and project finance, asset finance and equipment leasing transactions. She has extensive experience representing borrowers, commercial banks and DFIs on cross-border financings, including balance sheet transactions and non-recourse financings, receivables purchase facilities, bilateral and syndicated loans, and acquisition financings.

Anna also has an extensive track record advising the aviation industry on a wide range of complex transactions, including aircraft financings, EETCs, ECA financings, AFIC-supported financings, portfolio acquisitions, securitizations, PDP financings, tax-driven leasing transactions, and restructuring and bankruptcy matters. Her deep understanding of the aviation sector has led to numerous engagements by airlines, lenders, buyers, sellers, lessors and lessees.

Bars and Courts
New York
University of Miami School of Law
Georgia College & State University


Representation of Azul Airlines, a leading Brazilian airline company, on the restructuring of its aircraft lease obligations across its fleet, as well as a restructuring of its obligations to original equipment manufacturers and existing bondholders. This transaction was awarded "Restructuring Deal of the Year" by Airline Economics and "Liability Management Deal of The Year" by Bonds & Loans Latin America & Caribbean Awards.

Representation of Aeromexico as special aviation counsel during their Chapter 11 proceedings. Our role consists of re-negotiating all the contracts for their aircraft and spare engine fleet (Boeing purchase agreement, aircraft leases, long-term maintenance agreements, etc.). White & Case helped Aeromexico save hundreds of millions of dollars in annual fleet-related costs that greatly benefitted the airline when it emerged from bankruptcy. This transaction was awarded "Sale and Leaseback/Operating Lease Deal of the Year" by Airfinance Journal.

Representation of a syndicate of banks including Santander, BBVA, CaixaBank and Mizuho on a US$200 million New York law-governed green term loan and revolving credit facility extended to Acciona Financiación de Filiales Chile SPA that has been guaranteed under Spanish law by Acciona, S.A.

Representation of the ad hoc group of unsecured New York and bondholders representing US$1.5 billion of bonds in the LATAM Airlines chapter 11 cases, which resulted in a 100% cash recovery for our clients.

Representation of multiple airlines including Avianca, Copa Airlines, Aeromexico and other in connection a multitude of aircraft financing and leasing transactions.

Representation of JetBlue Airways Corporation in connection with the sale of $225 million in principal amount of privately placed enhanced equipment trust certificates (EETCs) secured by fourteen (14) Airbus A320-232 vintage aircraft owned by Representation of JetBlue and backed by an 18-month liquidity facility provided by KfW IPEX-Bank GmbH.

Representation of MUFG Bank Ltd. in connection with a Japanese Operating Lease with Call Option (JOLCO) financing for Volaris.

Representation of ING Capital LLC and SMBC in connection with several AFIC-supported financings for airlines and aircraft lessors.

Representation of Azorra Aviation in its secured financing from PK AirFinance used to purchase four aircraft on lease to various airlines.

Representation of Natixis, New York Branch; Citibank, N.A.; Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank; HSBC México, S.A. Institución de Banca Múltiple, Grupo Financiero HSBC and other lead banks in connection with the US$640 million project financing provided to Techgen, S.A. de C.V., for a natural gas-fired combined-cycle 900 MW electric power plant located in the Pesquería area of the State of Nuevo León, Mexico. The plant has one of the largest capacities of any power plant subject to a project financing in Mexico in many years, and is supported by power purchase agreements from private offtakers.