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Oaktree Sells Aircraft Leasing Company to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease and Finance for $1.3 Billion

As reported in The New York Times, Paul, Weiss client Oaktree Capital Management agreed to a sale of its aircraft leasing company JSA International, which operates as Jackson Square Aviation, to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease and Finance Co., Ltd. for U.S. $1.3 billion. San Francisco-based Jackson Square, set up in 2010 with $500 million seed money from Oaktree, operates a fleet of about 70 aircraft with branch offices in Seattle, Miami, Europe and Asia. The deal will be financed with cash and bank loans and is expected to close in December.

The Paul, Weiss team advising on the transaction included corporate partners Neil Goldman, Kenneth Schneider and Kaye Yoshino; and litigation partner Andrew Ehrlich.

POSTED ON October 4, 2012 » Learn More About This Practice

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