Asset Finance

Our team offers clients expert advice on the purchasing, financing, and leasing of assets and equipment across all major asset classes, including aircraft, rolling stock, ships, information technology assets, and motor vehicle fleets.

We advise on all financing arrangements including finance and operating leases, receivable assignments and factoring and other risk transfer programmes (on both a full and non-recourse basis).

We work closely with our tax experts to ensure that the arrangements are tax-efficient.

Work Highlights


We advised BNZ as lender and security trustee, on a club loan to fund the purchase of an ocean-going luxury passenger ship. The lending club consisted of BNZ and Export Finance Norway (as lender and agent).

Auckland Council 

We advised on the $500 million funding for procurement of a fleet of electric trains.

BOQ Equipment Finance

We advised on the acquisition of FleetPartners' portfolio of heavy commercial vehicle operating leases.

Solid Energy

We advised on the structured leases of mining fleet vehicles.

New Zealand Defence Force

We advised on the telecommunications outsourcing arrangements, which included telecommunications equipment leasing.

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE)

We advised on the leasing of Boeing B777-319ER aircraft to Air New Zealand.

Oceana Gold

We advised on structured leases of mining fleet and related equipment.