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Kara Conneely

T: +971 4407 3944 M: +971 589 901 737 Email Kara | vCard Office: Dubai

Kara Conneely Associate

Contact details

Kara Conneely

Kara Conneely
Associate

T: +971 4407 3944 M: +971 589 901 737 Email Kara | vCard Office: Dubai

Kara is an associate in the banking and finance group in Dubai. She specialises in aviation and shipping finance.
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Kara has worked with a wide range of national and international syndicate lenders, lessors, airlines and investment funds on cross border transactions with multi-jurisdictional security packages. Kara's client- focused and commercial approach to transactions sets her apart from others associates.
  • Aviation finance

Jazeera Airways

Advising Jazeera Airways on fleet requirements, including purchase of Airbus A320 aircraft and the related financing of pre-delivery payments under a Shari'ah-compliant Murabaha structure.

UAE based airline

Acting for a UAE based airline in respect of the refinancing of their entire fleet with a leading national bank which included liaising directly with the GCAA in relation to security filings against the aircraft as well as with lender’s counsel on loan documentation, security agreements and various security and Cape Town Convention filings.

Falcon Aviation

Advising Falcon Aviation Services on the restructuring and refinancing by First Abu Dhabi Bank of their fleet of 18 aircraft in a transaction worth AED650 million.

Refinancing of a 2019 Pilatus 24 aircraft and subsequent sale 

Advised an investment company on the US$ 6.7 million refinancing of a 2019 Pilatus 24 aircraft, which is used for the personal use of a prominent member of the UAE government and royal family.

Iraq’s national airline

Advising Iraq’s national airline in relation to the purchase of multiple commercial aircraft from sellers in various jurisdictions and subject to third party financing.

  • Aviation

Jazeera Airways

Advising Jazeera Airways on fleet requirements, including purchase of Airbus A320 aircraft and the related financing of pre-delivery payments under a Shari'ah-compliant Murabaha structure.

UAE based airline

Acting for a UAE based airline in respect of the refinancing of their entire fleet with a leading national bank which included liaising directly with the GCAA in relation to security filings against the aircraft as well as with lender’s counsel on loan documentation, security agreements and various security and Cape Town Convention filings.

Falcon Aviation

Advising Falcon Aviation Services on the restructuring and refinancing by First Abu Dhabi Bank of their fleet of 18 aircraft in a transaction worth AED650 million.

Refinancing of a 2019 Pilatus 24 aircraft and subsequent sale 

Advised an investment company on the US$ 6.7 million refinancing of a 2019 Pilatus 24 aircraft, which is used for the personal use of a prominent member of the UAE government and royal family.

Iraq’s national airline

Advising Iraq’s national airline in relation to the purchase of multiple commercial aircraft from sellers in various jurisdictions and subject to third party financing.

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