SOURCE: Winston Baker

Winston Baker

September 17, 2013 08:00 ET

Aircraft Financing and New Capital Strategies to Be Addressed at Next Aviation Finance Summit

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Sep 17, 2013) - Winston Baker, a leading global producer of finance conferences, will be hosting the 6th Annual Aviation Finance Summit at the Dream Hotel Downtown in New York City on October 15, 2013. Each year, the Aviation Finance Summit brings together executives from around the world representing billions in capital and fosters discussions on how to continually fuel the industry's growing needs for financing such capital-intensive aviation businesses and their increasing demands from new markets globally. Industry leaders will share their views on the shape of the aircraft leasing market; new money resources; utilizing capital markets; the future of ECA financing; monetizing on the used aircraft market; navigating through the globalization of deals and the Cape Town impact; and the lease accounting debate. The summit has hosted the most notable names in the business and this year is no exception. The speaking faculty will include:

  • Eric Adema, Principal, VX CAPITAL PARTNERS
  • Francois Collet, Senior Vice President, Capital Markets Financing, AIRBUS
  • Kirsten Bartok, Managing Partner, AIRFINANCE
  • Reno Bianchi, Managing Director, THE SEAPORT GROUP
  • Evan Carruthers, Partner, TPG CREDIT MANAGEMENT
  • Christopher Chaput, Managing Director, RPK CAPITAL
  • Killian Croke, Partner, FS Audit, KPMG IRELAND
  • Louis E. Emery, Assistant General Counsel for Transportation, EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES
  • Sergio Novis Filho, Institutional Relations, BRAZILIAN DEVELOPMENT BANK
  • Pradeep Hathiramani, Managing Director & Head, FIRST STAR AVIATION, LLC
  • Michael Inglese, Chief Financial Officer, AIRCASTLE
  • Yevgeniya Levitin, Managing Director, Transportation Group, CREDIT AGRICOLE
  • David Lloyd, Portfolio Manager, CARLSON CAPITAL, LP
  • Alison A. Mason, Managing Director, AMUR CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LP
  • Abdol Moabery, President and Chief Executive Officer, GA TELESIS
  • Steve Rimmer, Chief Executive Officer, GUGGENHEIM AVIATION PARTNERS
  • Gary Rothschild, President, Merx Aviation Finance, LLC
  • Betsy Snyder, CFA, Director, Corporate & Government Ratings, STANDARD & POOR'S
  • Marshall Sonenshine, Chairman and Managing Partner, SONENSHINE PARTNERS
  • Mark Streeter, Managing Director, North America Credit Research, JP MORGAN
  • Steven Townend, Deputy Managing Director & Chief Commercial Officer, BOC AVIATION
  • Olivier Trauchessec, Managing Director, Head of Aviation Finance-Americas, BNP PARIBAS
  • David Yu, CFA, Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer, INCEPTION AVIATION HOLDINGS LIMITED
  • Kostya Zolotusky, Managing Director, Capital Markets Development, BOEING CAPITAL CORP.

Supporting partners of the summit include Airline Weekly, Asset-Backed Alert,, Hedge Fund Alert, and Sonenshine Partners. Companies interested in participating at the 6th Annual Aviation Finance Summit should review details and register online at

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