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Banking & Finance: Domestic

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What the team is known for

Well-respected asset finance practice, most notably representing major clients on significant aircraft finance transactions. Additionally represents clients on regulatory and structured finance matters and possesses experience in export credit financing. Growing bench of finance practitioners with expertise in complex acquisition finance and refinancings.

Strengths

Clients are "extremely satisfied with the services," on account of the team's understanding of their industry and efforts to accommodate their needs.

One client states that the group's commercial awareness and value for money are aspects that make them want to keep working with White & Case.

Work highlights

Acted for JBIC on the creation of a USD1 billion cross-border loan facility for the Ireland-based SMBC Aviation Capital.

Notable practitioners

Keisuke Imon is a leading name in the asset finance field and someone to whom interviewees feel comfortable referring work. He is often sought out by major banks for advice on JOLCOs and aircraft financings and leasings.

Zenya Onishi operates a highly visible lender and sponsor-side practice. He is regarded as "a champion in Tokyo syndicated loan transactions" and noted as "very good and very active" in his representation of domestic and international lenders.

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Banking & Finance: Domestic Department

White & Case LLP

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Marunouchi Trust Tower Main, 26th Floor

1-8-3 Marunouchi

Chiyoda-ku

Tokyo

Tokyo-to

Japan

100-0005

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Japan

Banking & Finance: Domestic


Zenya Onishi
Band 1

Banking & Finance: Domestic Asset Finance


Keisuke Imon
Band 1