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SG CIB closes the financing of an Airbus A380-800 delivered to Thai Airways

12/04/2013

We acted as Mandated Lead Arranger, Facility Agent, National Agent and Security Trustee for the financing of the 4th Airbus A380 aircraft delivered to Thai Airways.

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking acted as Mandated Lead Arranger, Facility Agent, National Agent and Security Trustee for the financing of the 4th Airbus A380 aircraft delivered to Thai Airways. The innovative facility structure is guaranteed by the Export Credits Guarantee Department, the United Kingdom export credit agency, and has been successfully placed with an institutional investor illustrating the growing trend of institutional investors to fund such transactions.

This illustrates Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking’s commitment to the airline industry and the on-going implementation of the Originate-to-Distribute strategic model. Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking continues to work with its key clients of the aviation world to connect them with institutional investors keen on funding hard assets in the real economy.


Thai Airways

Thai Airways International Public Co,.ltd is a national enterprise subordinated to the Ministry of Transport of Thailand. It is a public company registered in The Securities Exchange of Thailand since 1991 with the Ministry of Finance as a dominance shareholder at more then 50%.

Thai Airways International Public Co,.ltd operates the airlines business that transport passengers, goods, parcels and postal through air transportation via Thai major cities to the primary cities around the world. From schedule flights to charter flights and through the alliances with Suvarnabhumi Airport as the main hub for all flight routes.

For more information, please visit: www.thaiairways.com


Airbus

Airbus makes the freedom of flight possible by designing, manufacturing and supporting the world’s best aircraft. Its people around the globe are united by a passion for aviation, as well as their desire to create better, more efficient ways for airlines and passengers to fly.

The company – a division of Airbus Group – helps shape the future of air transportation and drives sustainable growth around the world. Based on a deep understanding of ever-changing market needs, Airbus pioneers technological solutions and seeks the most efficient sourcing and manufacturing possible – so airlines can grow and people can connect.

Airbus’ comprehensive product line comprises highly-successful families of aircraft ranging from 100 to more than 500 seats: the single-aisle A320 Family (including A320neo, the best-selling aircraft in aviation history); the widebody, long-range A330 Family (including the A330-200 Freighter, plus the recently-launched A330-800neo and -900neo); the new-generation A350 XWB Family; and the flagship A380.

While headquartered in Toulouse, France, Airbus truly is “at home” all over the world. The company has expanded upon on its strong European roots to move forward on an international scale with fully-owned subsidiaries in the United States, China, Japan, India and in the Middle East; spare parts centres in Hamburg, Frankfurt, Washington, Beijing, Dubai and Singapore; training centres in Toulouse, Miami, Hamburg, Bangalore and Beijing; and more than 150 field service offices around the world.

To be even closer to customers, Airbus also is actively developing engineering, manufacturing and service capabilities in Europe, China, India, Russia, the Middle East, Singapore and the U.S. 

Global diversity is a key enabler of Airbus' innovation strategy, highlighted by the multi-cultural workforce of more than 58,000, which includes over 100 nationalities from every region worldwide. With many different perspectives, the company can draw on a deeper pool of ideas and approaches in order to find better ways to fly.

For more information, please visit: www.airbus.com