The Hall & Wilcox banking and finance team bring together expertise and experience in structured finance and leasing to provide commercial and pragmatic solutions for our clients. We advise on

  • lease finance transactions, including operating and finance lease structures
  • debt finance structures for assets, where the debt is syndicated or provided under a bilateral facility
  • Personal Property Securities Act and
  • transactions involving a diverse range of assets including ships, aircraft, rolling stock, mining assets and vehicles.

The team is supported by the firm’s dispute resolution & litigation practice which has considerable experience in enforcement and recovery processes.

  • Advising a leading commodities handler on a $50m operating lease financing for rolling stock with Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
  • Advising Caterpillar Financial on the application of the PPSA to various asset finance transactions.
  • Advising Boom Logistics on general hiring and sale and purchase of cranes.
  • Advising LeasePlan Australia on fleet leasing of vehicles in Australia.
  • Advising Shell on the fleet leasing arrangements for its tankers and for other vehicles.
  • Advising Allco Finance Group on the structured finance of ten locomotives for the Australian subsidiary of a US locomotive manufacturer.