NOTE: Due to public health concerns surrounding the COVID-19 and its impact on global travel plans, we are announcing that we have tentatively rescheduled Airfinance Journal Japan conference to 2-3 September 2020. The venue remains the same - The Peninsula Tokyo Hotel.
Our first priority is the health and safety of our attendees, partners and staffs, and this will be our focus between now and the close of the event. We will continue to closely monitor this dynamic situation and will provide updates with any developments.
Airfinance Journal Japan 2020 — the 9th edition of Japan Airfinance event
Airfinance Journal Japan is the longest-running aviation finance event in Japan. The 9th edition of the event returns to the world's most populous metropolis — Tokyo this September. The two-day event will deliver on a structured agenda covering market updates of Japan as well as offering networking receptions to foster business relationships.
Key discussion topics of the event:
- Infrastructure support to facilitate Japan’s inbound travel
- A new revolution – GATS (Global Aircraft Trading System)
- JOL & JOLCO: Japanese aircraft lessors’ view of the world
- Exploring opportunities: Airlines in Japan
Japanese/ English simultaneous translation will be provided.
Who will attend?
The two days programme will bring together over 400 senior executives from airlines, leasing companies, financial institutions and investment houses to examine the most pressing issues and opportunities of the aviation finance landscape with at least 69% of senior executives and their direct reports.
Complimentary Airline & Institutional Investor Passes — Register here
We offer complimentary passes to airlines and investors.
*All complimentary delegate passes are subject to approval from the Airfinance Journal Events team. Unfortunately, we are unable to offer this promotion to sell-side representatives or Investment Banks. For more information, please contact Charis Kwok on firstname.lastname@example.org or (HK)+852 2842 6912
For enquiries about sponsorship or speaking opportunities:
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For registrations and general enquiries:
Charis Kwok | firstname.lastname@example.org | +852 2842 6912
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 and Lanyard Sponsor
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.
Company website: http://www.dbj.jp/en/
Boeing Capital Corporation
Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading provider of commercial airplanes, defense, space and security systems, and global services. As the top U.S. exporter, the company supports commercial and government customers in more than 150 countries. Boeing employs more than 150,000 people worldwide and leverages the talents of a global supplier base. Building on a legacy of aerospace leadership, Boeing continues to lead in technology and innovation, deliver for its customers and invest in its people and future growth.
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 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 www.fpg.jp/en
About FPG / FPG Amentum / FPG AIM: 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 www.fpg-amentum.aero
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$ 10 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 www.fpg-aim.com
Silver and Cocktail Sponsor
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited
Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Limited (SuMi TRUST) is one of the largest institutional investors and leading trust bank in Japan. With respect to the senior finance for the aviation sector, current asset size is approximately USD 4 billion with a variety of customer base. SuMi TRUST not only arranges or takes part in loan syndications, but has established the aircraft leasing fund with Novus Aviation Capital in 2016 and 2019 introducing to the Japanese institutional investors.
China Aircraft Leasing Group Holdings Limited (CALC)
CALC Group is a full value chain aircraft solutions provider for global aviation industry, offering one-stop and value-added solutions tailored to new, mid-aged and retiring aircraft for aviation partners worldwide.
Leveraging on respective resources and synergies among its member companies, CALC Group’s services cover every stage of an aircraft life cycle, including aircraft ordering and procurement; aircraft leasing , sale and leaseback, and portfolio trading; aircraft disassembly and component sales, and maintenance, repair & overhaul (“MRO”).
Established in 2006 and headquartered in Hong Kong SAR, CALC is China’s first aircraft operating lessor and is currently the largest independent lessor in the country. CALC is one of the top 10 global aircraft lessors, based on the combined asset value of its fleet and order book, according to aviation consulting firm ICF International, and also listed as one of the top six global lessors in 2019 by Airfinance Journal, based on its strong order book.
CALC continues to deliver its long-term commitment to the aviation industry, offering next generation aircraft services, efficient fleet management and fleet upgrade, providing turnkey solutions to maximize value for its stakeholders in aviation industry.
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.
Company website: www.citi.com
Novus Aviation Capital
Novus is an independent, privately-held aircraft leasing platform, focused on investing, leasing and financing of commercial aircraft assets. Established over 25 years ago, the Novus team operates globally out of six offices in Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The company has an aircraft portfolio under management worth about USD 4 billion.
Company website: www.novus.aero
AL-IN, founded in 2006, is a leading magazine specialized asset management information for institutional investors.
AL-IN uniquely covers traditional asset classes such as equity and bond but also alternative asset, like HF, PE, real estate, infrastructure and others.
AL-IN compiles the latest and timely topics from its unique and objective point of view. The magazine is delivered with free of charge to the institutional investors, pension funds and financial institutions.
ITC-AeroLeasing, Inc. is a leading aircraft leasing and sales company based in Tokyo, Japan. ITC has been active in the aircraft operating lease business for close to 30 years, having developed strong relationships with private and corporate investors, operators and aircraft manufacturers globally. Our leased fleet is comprised of fixed and rotary wing aircraft, supporting a wide range of mission profiles, uniquely capturing areas which are not fully covered by other leasing companies. ITC's team of dedicated and experienced professionals provide tailored aircraft leasing and sales solutions to operators worldwide.
The Peninsula Tokyo
The Peninsula Tokyo is a 3-minute walk from Ginza shopping district, and offers concierge services. Tokyo Station is just a 5-minute drive away.
Featuring designs with traditional Japanese influences, luxurious rooms boast a living area with sofas and a wide-screen TV, a bedroom with bed-side curtain controls and a marble bathroom with built-in flat-screen TV. They come with a dressing area, mood lighting and free WiFi.
Guests can relax with a massage or beauty treatment, or unwind in a sauna or an aromatherapy shower. Services include a personal trainer and a nutrition adviser, while airport transfer by Rolls-Royce limousine is provided at a charge. There is a 24-hour front desk and an ATM machine. Paid parking is available on site.
A variety of restaurants at The Tokyo Peninsula cater Japanese, Cantonese and Western cuisines. Authentic high tea can be enjoyed at cafe The Lobby, while on the 24th floor Peter: The Bar offers cocktails and cigars, creative cuisine and sweeping Tokyo views.
The Peninsula Tokyo is directly connected to Hibiya Subway Station. Ginza and Yurakucho stations are both within a 3-minute walk, offering easy access to Shinjuku, Shibuya and Roppongi. Tokyo Sky Tree and Asakusa are 40 minutes away by train. Airport buses take 40 minutes to Haneda Airport, and 90 minutes to Narita Airport.