ATLANTA (August 26, 2019) – Smith, Gambrell & Russell, LLP (SGR) is pleased to announce the firm served as lead legal counsel to firm client Avolon, an international aircraft leasing and management company, in its sale of a portfolio of 49 regional jet aircraft to Falko Regional Aircraft Limited (Falko), an aircraft operating leasing and asset management company focused on the regional aircraft sector. The portfolio, which includes 28 Embraer EJet and 21 Bombardier CRJ aircraft, is on lease to nine separate airlines around the world.
“Smith, Gambrell & Russell was pleased to be selected by Avolon to work on this strategic transaction and even more pleased to be able to bring it to a successful close on their behalf,” said Marc Latman, Partner in SGR’s Global Transport Practice.
The SGR legal team consisted of firm wide members of the Global Transport Practice. Included were Partner Marc Latman (New York), Partner Mark Turnbull (U.K.), Counsel Shani Fisher (Los Angeles), Associate Jeremy Schara (New York), Associate Gareth Hawes (U.K.), Senior Associate Jonathan Russell (U.K.), and Senior Associate Logan Anderson (Atlanta), along with paralegals Therese Callahan (New York) and Zara Evans (U.K.).