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Amulya Appalaraju

T: +971 4 407 3943 M: +971 52 120 3147 Email Amulya | vCard Office: Dubai

Amulya Appalaraju Associate

Contact details

Amulya Appalaraju

Amulya Appalaraju
Associate

T: +971 4 407 3943 M: +971 52 120 3147 Email Amulya | vCard Office: Dubai

Amulya advises entities in the banking sector, both lenders and borrowers, particularly on their cross-border operations in a wide range of industries including asset and general finance. She also advises aviation and shipping entities on their sale, purchase and lease transactions.
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She is dual-qualified in New York and India.
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Advised a syndicate of financial institutions in a dual conventional and Islamic financing of US$470 million in favour of a Middle Eastern aircraft leasing company.

Advised an Indian lender on a US$20 million loan to a Kenyan telecom entity which was applied towards its capital expenditure requirements.

Advised an Indian lender on a US$4 million working capital loan to a UK-based borrower.

Advised a Cayman based lender on the enforceability of its security granted by a UAE based borrower.

Advised a Middle Eastern lender on an AED 62 million loan to refinance solar power generation plants in the UAE.

Advised an Indian lender on their contractual arrangements with an international development bank who would step in as a guarantor in future financings with Indian borrowers in the electric vehicle sector.

Advised a Middle Eastern borrower with an €80 million loan from an international development bank to refinance certain agricultural projects.

Advised an Indian lender on revising their loan documentation entered into with various borrowers to reflect SOFR provisions.

Advised a Middle Eastern borrower on a secured facility of US$600 million being advanced by a Swiss bank.

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Advised a Middle Eastern aircraft leasing company in connection with the Islamic refinancing, sale and lease-back of five Airbus A330-200 aircraft through an Ijaara leasing structure.

Advised a Middle Eastern bank on the Islamic bridge and takeout refinancing of one Airbus A320-200neo aircraft operated by an Indian airline and owned by a Cayman Islands-incorporated SPV through a Murabaha and Ijaara leasing structure.

Advised a Swiss bank on the financing of one Gulfstream G650ER corporate aircraft owned by a BVI-incorporated SPV.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the sale and leaseback of one Boeing B777-300ER aircraft.

Advised an Asian airline on their re-fleeting exercise.

Advised a syndicate of Middle Eastern and Asian financial institutions on amending the existing loan documents to reflect a change in the repayment schedule and related financing terms.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the deferral of their rent payments and redelivery of their aircraft to various aircraft leasing companies.

Advised Middle Eastern and Asian airlines on their spare engine purchase and extension agreements with engine manufacturers.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the wet and dry leases of their aircraft.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the novation of lease agreements of two Airbus A300 aircraft.

Advised an American aircraft leasing company on the redelivery and deregistration formalities in the UAE of three Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by a Middle Eastern airline.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline in the lease of their Boeing aircraft.

Advised in the sale of an Embraer Lineage 1000 Jet Aircraft and the related security release mechanics.

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Advised the National Bank of Fujairah and Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation on its US$160 million leveraged buyout ("LBO") financing facility provided to SHUAA Capital psc for the acquisition of Allianz Marine & Logistics Services Holding Ltd.

Advised an Indian bank in connection with the financing of a vessel owned by a UAE-based borrower. 

Advised a Middle Eastern bank on the security documents, including a mortgage and assignment deeds, and legal opinions being granted by an ADGM-based borrower in connection with a multi-ship financing.

Advised a Middle Eastern bank on the security documents, including a mortgage and assignment deeds, legal opinions and corporates being granted by a UAE-based borrower in connection with two shipping vessels.

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Advised the National Bank of Fujairah and Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation on its US$160 million leveraged buyout ("LBO") financing facility provided to SHUAA Capital psc for the acquisition of Allianz Marine & Logistics Services Holding Ltd.

Advised an Indian bank in connection with the financing of a vessel owned by a UAE-based borrower.

Advised a Middle Eastern bank on the security documents, including a mortgage and assignment deeds, and legal opinions being granted by an ADGM-based borrower in connection with a multi-ship financing.

Advised a Middle Eastern bank on the security documents, including a mortgage and assignment deeds, legal opinions and corporates being granted by a UAE-based borrower in connection with two shipping vessels.

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Advised a Middle Eastern aircraft leasing company in connection with the Islamic refinancing, sale and lease-back of five Airbus A330-200 aircraft through an Ijaara leasing structure.

Advised a Middle Eastern bank on the Islamic bridge and takeout refinancing of one Airbus A320-200neo aircraft operated by an Indian airline and owned by a Cayman Islands-incorporated SPV through a Murabaha and Ijaara leasing structure.

Advised a Swiss bank on the financing of one Gulfstream G650ER corporate aircraft owned by a BVI-incorporated SPV.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the sale and leaseback of one Boeing B777-300ER aircraft.

Advised an Asian airline on their re-fleeting exercise.

Advised a syndicate of Middle Eastern and Asian financial institutions on amending the existing loan documents to reflect a change in the repayment schedule and related financing terms.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the deferral of their rent payments and redelivery of their aircraft to various aircraft leasing companies.

Advised Middle Eastern and Asian airlines on their spare engine purchase and extension agreements with engine manufacturers.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the wet and dry leases of their aircraft.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline on the novation of lease agreements of two Airbus A300 aircraft.

Advised an American aircraft leasing company on the redelivery and deregistration formalities in the UAE of three Boeing 737-800 aircraft operated by a Middle Eastern airline.

Advised a Middle Eastern airline in the lease of their Boeing aircraft.

Advised in the sale of an Embraer Lineage 1000 Jet Aircraft and the related security release mechanics.

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16 Jun 2022

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Stephenson Harwood advises lenders on US$160 million leveraged buyout financing for Allianz Marine

Law firm Stephenson Harwood LLP has advised the National Bank of Fujairah and Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation (APICORP) on its US$160 million leveraged buyout

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