Airfinance Journal Japan 2019

11-12 April 2019


  • Sponsors >

  • Development Bank of Japan
    Platinum Sponsor
  • FPG/FPG Amentum/FPG Aim
    Gold Sponsor
  • Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
    Silver Sponsor
  • Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation
  • Citi
    Bronze Sponsor

Event Overview

Airfinance Journal Japan 2019 enters its eighth edition taking place on April 11 & 12 2019 in Tokyo, Japan. As every year, the Japan Airfinance event brings over 380 professionals from domestic and international airlines, aircraft operating leasing companies, financiers, investors and manufacturers to discuss market updates as well as the business opportunities and challenges in Japan’s aviation market. 

 Japanese / English simultaneous translation will be provided. 


    Contact us

    Sponsorship: Kenneth Yu,
    Speaking opportunity: Daoqing Su,
    Registrations: Charis Kwok,
    Logistics: Louisa Kung,


    Attracting thousands of participants annually from airlines, leasing companies, financial institutions, investment houses and government bodies, our events provide you with an unparalleled platform from which to promote your organisation’s brand, products and services.

    Find out more about our sponsorship opportunities

    Platinum Sponsor

    Development Bank of Japan

    Development Bank of Japan

    For over 50 years, DBJ has been providing long term funding to major industries, playing an important role in Japan's economic growth. DBJ started aircraft financing business on a global scale in 2011 and is now one of the major aviation financiers in Asia, with an annual loan amount of around USD 1 billion. DBJ also acts as a pivotal bridge between our international clients and the Japanese financial market.

    Gold Sponsor

    FPG/FPG Amentum/FPG Aim

    FPG/FPG Amentum/FPG Aim

    The FPG group’s activities in the aviation industry are driven by FPG, FPG Amentum and FPG AIM. The group has the leading position in the Japanese operating lease market, providing JOLCO and JOL leasing structures to airlines and aircraft leasing companies worldwide. 

    About Financial Products Group Co., Ltd. ("FPG"): Tokyo headquartered FPG was founded in 2001 and is listed on the First Section of the Tokyo Stock Exchange. FPG is an independent financial service provider and offers various financial products to profitable companies and wealthy individuals. With tax lease arrangement as its core business, FPG provides integrated services covering the origination, structuring, equity placement, and management of Japanese operating leases) for aircraft, vessels, and marine containers. Providing both JOLCO and JOL leasing structures, FPG is the leading Japanese operating lease equity arranger in the market. 
    More information can be found on the company’s website at 

    About FPG Amentum: Headquartered in Dublin, FPG Amentum is a dedicated third-party provider of aircraft investment management and advisory services to equity and debt investors in the aviation sector and offers a full range of aircraft leasing services to airlines worldwide through its full-service leasing platform. Amentum was founded in 2005. Today it is majority owned by FPG. FPG Amentum currently manages a US$ 2 billion portfolio of aircraft and provides services to several investor and banking customers, including sourcing and managing JOL transactions for FPG. More information can be found on the company’s website at

    About FPG Asset and Investment Management BV ("FPG AIM"): Partly owned by FPG, with offices in the Netherlands, Singapore and the U.A.E. FPG AIM provides global sourcing, structuring, arranging and M&A advisory services to investors, banks and companies active in the aircraft, shipping and marine container industries, with a focus on arranging JOLCO transactions for FPG. With more than US$ 4 billion of JOLCOs closed since incorporation in 2012, FPG AIM is one of the leading JOLCO arrangers globally. More information can be found on the company’s website at

    Silver Sponsor

    Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited

    Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited

    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

    Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation commenced operation on April 1, 2008 to conduct the design, type certification, sales & marketing and customer support of the Mitsubishi Regional Jet (MRJ). MRJ is a family of 70~90-seat next-generation aircraft featuring state-of-the-art aerodynamics and Pratt & Whitney's revolutionary PurePower® engine to drastically reduce fuel consumption, noise, and emissions, while offering top-class operational benefits, an outstanding cabin and large overhead bins designed for heightened passenger flying comfort. Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation is capitalized at 100 billion yen, with financing furnished by, among others, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Toyota Motor Corporation, Mitsubishi Corporation, Sumitomo Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd.
    The MRJ is a family of 70~90-seat next-generation aircraft featuring the Pratt & Whitney's revolutionary PurePower® engine and state-of-the-art aerodynamics to drastically reduce fuel consumption, noise, and emissions, while offering top-class operational benefits, an outstanding cabin designed for heightened passenger flying comfort with large overhead bins. The MRJ carried out the first flight on November 11, 2015 and is currently conducting flight and ground tests at facilities located both in Japan and U.S.

    Bronze Sponsor



    Citi’s Aviation
    Citi is a market leader in providing a full range of corporate and investment banking advisory services and products to important aircraft manufacturers, full service airlines, low cost carriers,
    aircraft lessors, airports and other aviation related customers around the world. Our Services to the sector include M&A & privatization advice, public & private equity, public & private debt,
    bank financing, export credit financing, project financing, securitization, leasing, risk management and transaction banking. Leveraging its presence in over 100 countries, Citi is
    uniquely positioned to deliver solutions to the aviation industry – locally, regionally and globally.

    About Citi in Asia Pacific
    Citi's history in the Asia Pacific region dates back to 1902.
    Asia is key to Citi’s global strategy. Today, Citi provides more services in more markets for more clients than any other financial institution in the region through its Institutional Clients Group and Global Consumer Banking businesses. Citi has more than 60,000 employees across 16 markets: Australia, Bangladesh, Brunei, China, Hong Kong, India, Korea, Macau, New
    Zealand, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, and the ASEAN countries - Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam Citi Asia Pacific has been awarded Best Bank in Asia by Euromoney and The Asset Magazine for 2015. FinanceAsia, IFR Asia and The Asset magazines, making it the only financial institution to have received this prestigious recognition across all key financial publications. With more than 300 independent awards received in the last 12 months, Citi is committed to consistently delivering excellence to our clients.

    Institutional Clients Group
    Citi has helped Asia Pacific clients raise more than $185 billion from the international capital markets and advised on US$100 billion in M&A in 2017. As a major facilitator in global flows and transactions, Citi banks 95% of Fortune 500 in Asia, and over 100 of Asia’s global corporate champion across the world.
    Global Consumer Banking
    Citibank is the region's leading retail bank with a history of innovation and customer service. Customer touch points across Asia Pacific include 300 retail branches across Asia’s cities with a leading digital footprint where 95% of transactions happen outside a branch.. Citibank is also the top card-issuer in the Asia Pacific, with more than 16 million card accounts. Citi is the region’s leading wealth manager with over $230 billion in client assets from Citibank/Citi Priority/Citigold/Citigold Private Client/Citi Private Bank. Additional information may be found at

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    2018 Attendees Demographic Profile

    Airfinance Journal Japan 2018: Attendees Demographic Profile

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