Understanding your needs

SMBC has strong capabilities and deep expertise in dealing with transportation industries. Our team has experience in all aspects of Maritime and Aviation finance. We have experts in major cities around the globe and can provide the solutions tailored to meet your requirements.

MARITIME FINANCE

SMBC is a leading financier to the global maritime industries, providing a wide range of bespoke financial solutions by drawing on the expertise and product offering within the wider SMFG group:

  • Over 50 years of institutional experience in maritime finance
  • Dedicated team of maritime finance professionals with extensive capabilities in arranging, structuring, coordinating, agency services and advising on recourse, limited recourse debt, export credits and complex vessel financing projects
  • Regularly ranked amongst the top 10 mandated lead arrangers in maritime finance over the past 10 years.

AVIATION FINANCE

SMBC is an experienced arranger and lender in the global aerospace finance market providing tailored financing solutions for airlines, airframe and engine manufacturers, and financial institutions active in the aviation space.

  • SMBC has a network of aviation finance experts all over the globe. Our organisation is centred in London with dedicated teams in Tokyo, Singapore, New York and Dublin.
  • Through our strong presence on the ground, SMBC has built strong relationships with the world’s leading airlines, manufacturers and export credit agencies
  • Our experienced team also has in-depth knowledge and extensive experience in all aspects of aircraft financing.
  • We are able to provide a wide range of structures and products including secured debt, finance leases, PDP financing, ECA guaranteed transactions and tax structured products such as Japanese Operating Lease with Call Option (JOLCO).

Contact us in your respective country to find out more.