Citizens Asset Finance is a division of Citizens Financial Group (NYSE CFG) – a top 15 U.S. commercial bank holding company with more than $152.3 billion in assets as of December 31, 2017. With broad experience ranging from traditional to asset-based loans, equipment finance to debt & equity capital markets, we have the expertise to structure the right financing for corporate clients.
We leverage our financial strength, regional presence, expertise in essential-use assets and industry depth in Business Aviation, Construction, Energy, Marine, Mining, Rail and Trucking sectors to support clients’ business needs and help them accelerate their growth.
Business Aviation Finance Solutions
Aircraft industry knowhow. Certainty of execution. Client-first approach. Our Citizens Business Aviation team is comprised of professionals specializing in business aviation finance across the U.S.; leveraging strong relationships across top aircraft manufacturers, aircraft brokers and management company networks to facilitate client first and financially efficient financing solutions.
Our business aviation team is a vertical business with self-contained sales, credit, risk, asset management and legal resources dedicated to business aviation finance. Our team strives to provide the client with the most after-tax efficient financial solution, approaching each client with one goal: to be your trusted financial advisor for all of your business aviation financial needs.
Powered by the financial strength of Citizens Financial Group and inspired by a heritage of relationship banking, our team provides the highest quality of client service.
Whether you are considering a lease or a loan for your aircraft, Citizens supports your business growth through:
- Tax operating leases
- Synthetic leases
- Recourse loans
- Non-recourse loans
- Refinancing existing aircraft debt
- Converting aircraft equity into cash via loan or sale leaseback
Our Citizens Business Aviation finance team of experienced professionals is well versed in a multitude of off-balance sheet financing solutions, as well as both forward and reverse 1031 exchange structures.
Business Aviation Finance Insights
4 Strategies for Getting the Best Aircraft Financing Deal Now – Before Rates Take Off
The long-anticipated rise in interest rates is finally here. However, executives who are willing to adopt electronic record retention systems and adapt to certain industry standards still have opportunities to achieve favorable financing, as long as they move quickly.
Download now to explore 4 tips from lenders on how to get the best aircraft financing in 2016.
Business Aviation Finance Representative Transactions
Our Business Aviation team works with a range of operators engaged in the sector, developing financing options to meet their needs and deliver their objectives.