Watson Farley & Williams
Patrick is a Partner in the Assets & Structured Finance group at Watson Farley & Williams. He specialises in finance transactions and restructurings across the aviation sector.
He regularly advises banks, funds, borrowers and operators on cross-border syndicated and private placement loans, restructurings involving more than one class of debt, leasing transactions, export-credit backed financings, preferred equity investments and structured products.
Patrick’s recent work in the aviation sector includes acting on headline restructuring transactions including acting for creditors to Virgin Atlantic Airways in its recent restructuring by way of a UK Restructuring Plan which was awarded ‘Europe Restructuring Deal of the Year 2020’ by IFLR 1000, ‘European Recapitalisation Deal of the Year 2020’ by Airline Economics, ‘Europe Deal of the Year 2020’ by Airfinance Journal and ‘Best Restructuring Deal of the Year 2020’ by Ishka. He also advised on the Norwegian Air Shuttle bond restructuring, which was awarded ‘Overall Capital Markets Deal of the Year 2019’ by Airfinance Journal and ‘Best Restructuring Deal of the Year 2019’ by Ishka.
He is also named on Airline Economics’ prestigious 40 under 40 list (2020), which recognises the most outstanding individuals in that age group active in the aviation finance and leasing industry.
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