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William Piels

San Francisco, USA USA Guide 2022 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Transportation: Aviation: Finance
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Transportation: Aviation: Finance - USA - Nationwide

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William Piels is a much-admired figure in the aviation market, with an impressive following of aircraft lessor clients. He has extensive experience in leasing transactions and portfolio acquisitions.
"Bill is very experienced and great to have in your corner."
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Aircraft Finance; Equipment Financing and Leasing; Asset Finance; Structured Finance; Aviation

Career

William Piels, with over 25 years' experience in aircraft lease and financing transactions, represents some of the world's largest aircraft operating lessors and international financial institutions, including major international and US domestic airlines, engine manufacturers, engine lessors and spare parts lessors. He has extensive experience in numerous transactions, including aircraft operating leases, secured loans, aircraft purchases and sales, single investor and leveraged leases, securitizations, cross-border financings and joint ventures, regional and commercial jet manufacturer purchases, engines and spare parts leases and financings, leveraged leases, workouts, restructurings, repossessions and foreclosures.

Professional Memberships

Aviation Working Group, Legal Advisory Panel, Executive Committee Member and Former Chair; ABA Subcommittee on Aircraft Finance and Contracts; International Registry Advisory Board; American College of Commercial Finance Lawyers

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