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Tonny Lee

T: +852 2533 2817 Email Tonny | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Tonny Lee Senior associate

Contact details

Tonny Lee

Tonny Lee
Senior associate

T: +852 2533 2817 Email Tonny | Vcard Office: Hong Kong

Tonny is a finance associate specialising in aircraft finance, leasing and trading relating to both commercial aircraft and business jets. He advises international aircraft lessors and financiers in the PRC and in Europe.
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He has considerable experience in a wide range of aircraft financing and leasing transactions, including syndicated loans, finance leases and operating leases. He is also familiar in resolving the structure issue of financing a business jet in US and other common jurisdictions leading to a successful closing.

He recently acted for one of the largest leasing company in China in its cross-border aircraft leasing and financing transaction for 6 aircraft in Qatar. The transaction involved complex negotiations from a commercial and legal perspective. On the business jet side, Tonny continuously acts for many operators and financiers in the region and is familiar with the relevant US- and PRC-registration structure.

Tonny is also experienced in handling sale and novation of commercial aircraft with lease and tackling all potential issues involved, no matter from the perspective of the seller, the buyer or the lessee.

He received his Bachelor of Business Administration (Law), LLB and PCLL at the University of Hong Kong.

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Business jet financings

Representing one of the largest PRC leasing companies in a series of business jet financings in the People’s Republic of China by way of finance lease.

Portfolio of fifteen aircraft

Representing one of the largest PRC leasing companies in two refinancing transactions involving a portfolio of fifteen aircraft leased to various airlines in the People’s Republic of China.

Three on-lease aircraft sale transactions

Representing one of the largest PRC leasing companies in three on-lease aircraft sale transactions.

Series of business jet financings

Representing an international bank in a series of business jet financing in Hong Kong by way of loan.

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Aircraft leasing

Representing aircraft lessors on cross-border operating leases and domestic PRC operating leases utilising Tianjin SPV structure.

Aircraft financing

Acting for major financial institutions, aircraft lessors and business jet owners on operating lessor financings, finance leases, sale and leaseback of aircraft and syndicated loans secured by aircraft assets.

Sale and purchase

Acting for aircraft lessors, airlines and business jet owners on sale and purchase of aircraft, engine and aircraft holding companies.

Restructuring and novation

Acting for aircraft lessors and airlines in restructuring and novation projects.

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Cross-border transactions for lessors in China

Advising on Hong Kong and English law financing and leasing transactions for major ship and aircraft lessors in China.

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