19th-20th March 2019 | Grand Ballroom, Conrad Hotel, Seoul, South Korea

Schedule


Events at a glance

Tuesday 19th March 2019 – 3rd floor ballroom

08:30-17:00 | Main Growth Frontiers conference day 1
17:00-19:00 | Drinks reception sponsored by Magi Aviation Capital
19:00 | The 3rd Annual Commercial Aviation Gala Dinner Korea; sponsored by EMP

Wednesday 20th March 2019 – 3rd floor ballroom

08:45-17:00 | Main Growth Frontiers conference day 2
09:00-17:00 | School of Aviation Finance & Leasing Korea




Tuesesday 19th March 2019

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference – DAY ONE


08:00 | Morning registration & refreshments


09:20 | Chairman’s opening remarks

Phil Seymour, CEO IBA Group


09:30 | The Key Elements behind aircraft valuations – Is the investor secure?

Mike Yeomans, Head of Valuations, IBA Group


10:15 | Boeing Aircraft Market Overview & Outlook

Nate Graddy, Senior Director, Northeast Asia, Boeing Capital Corporation


11:00 | Coffee break

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11:15 | The Fundamental Mechanics of the Cape Town Convention & Global Aircraft Trading System (GATS) update

Ji Kim, shareholder, Vedder Price


12:00 | Investing in aviation

Korean capital market/institutional investor participation in aviation

Moderated by:
Winston Yin, Head – Aviation Finance EMEA, The Korea Development Bank

Panel:
Antony Snelleman (Head of Risk and Co-Chief Commercial Officer, Aergo Capital / Dan Stone, Executive Vice President, DAE Capital / Hyung Jin (Ryan) Ahn, Director Asia Pacific, Natixis Singapore Branch / Andy Beer Executive Director – Aviation Finance, Standard Chartered Bank


12:55 | Lunch

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14:00 | Korean Equity Panel

The creation of Korean backed lessor platforms. Korean market appetite. Can credit driven companies make a margin in this current challenging market.

Moderator:
James Choi, CMO, Managing Director, Cerritos Holdings Co., Ltd

Panel:
Kim, Hyoung Jun, Senior Manager Corporate Finance – Investment Banking Department, Wooribank / Kim, Matthew SH Kim, Senior Manager, International Finance Team – Investment Banking Department, KEB Hana Bank / Huh, Se Won, Deputy General Manager – Project Finance Division, Korea Investment & Securities


14:45 | Financing, investing in and operating ATR aircraft

Plus turboprop Market overview and outlook and investment overview 

Christophe Potocki, GM Sales, ASEAN & Pacific, ATR


15:20 | Coffee break

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15:35 | Financing, investing in and operating Embraer aircraft

Embraer senior executive – TBC


16:00 | Aviation ABS – Kestrel Case Study

Moderator:
Geoff Kass, Partner, Vedder Price

Panel:
Vinodh Srinivasan, Managing Director Mizuho Securities / Dan Stone, Executive Vice President, DAE Capital / KyungSung KIM, Senior Executive Director and Head of Capital Market Division, Meritz Securities


16:40 | High yield mid-age aircraft lease and technical risks Vs New Aircraft investment

Introduction to mid-age aircraft market
Investors’ appetite. Available fund in the market, target returns, aircraft types
Investing in aircraft. Capital Growth and Projected Residual Values
Why invest in mid-age aircraft (Returns, Financing, Aircraft demand, Economics conditions, Strong performance by airlines in Europe and Asia-Pacific)
Technical risks (Aircraft acquisition, preparation, technical management, engine restauration, legal risks, etc.)
First-hand experience in investing in mid-age aircraft. Business case
The main differences to consider against investing in new aircraft

Moderator:
Phil Seymour, IBA Group

Panel:
Pascal Picano, Chief Marketing Officer, Carlyle Aviation Management Limited / Patrick Den Elzen, Managing Director, Arena Aviation Capital / Vincent H.M. Lam, SVP Asia Pacific, Air Partner


17:20 | Chairman’s closing remarks

Phil Seymour, CEO IBA Group


17:15 | Drinks reception

Sponsored by:

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19:30 | 3rd Annual Korean Commercial Aviation Finance Gala Dinner

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Wednesday 20th March 2019

Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Conference – DAY TWO


08:00 | Morning registration & refreshments


09:20 | Chairman’s opening remarks

Sean Cleghorn, CEO, Magi Aviation Capital Limited


09:30 | Global aviation sector overview, how Korean investors should view the airline sector in the current and mid-term, and the market for widebody aircraft.

Mike Yeomans, Head of Valuations, IBA Group


10:00 | Korean investor market status/sentiment, opportunities, challenges

Moderator:
Yuana Sung, Vice President, Novus Aviation Capital

Panel: 
Mr. Sung Lee, Managing Director at NH Investment & Securities /  Mr. Jae Hoon Jo, Director, Heungkuk Asset Management / Gui Hwan (Peter) Yang, Partner, Lee & Ko


10:45 | Coffee break

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11:10 | Crianza Update

Baldur Vander, Managing Director, Crianza


11:15 | Asset Management (Technical and Remarketing) for Investors

Mike Skinner, CEO, AMS


12:00 | Aviation and the capital markets

What makes aviation structures/ABS deals so attractive, what are the returns to be expected and how can investors get involved.

Moderator:
Geoff Kass, Partner, Vedder Price

Panel:
Ryan McKenna, Vice President, Air Lease Corporation / Vinodh Srinivasan, Managing Director Mizuho Securities


12:55 | Lunch

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14:00 | Commercial Aviation Banking Panel

Moderator:
Matthew Leigh, Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee

Panel:
Laurent Delvart, Head of Asian Aviation Group, Credit Agricole-CIB / KJ Yang, Team Head, Korea Development Bank / David Lin, Assistant Vice President, Aviation & Shipping Finance, Cathay United Bank, Singapore Branch / Pierre Briens, Head of Aviation APAC, BNP Paribas / Bryan Chu, Vice President-Head of Aviation and Corporate Banking, Cathay United Bank, Singapore Branch


14:50 | Aircraft leasing & Asset manager panel

Moderator:
Jonathan Mullender, Partner, Watson Farley & Williams

Panel:
Ali Lmadani, CEO, ABL Aviation / Pascal Picano, Chief Marketing Officer, Carlyle Aviation Management Limited / Antony Snelleman (Head of Risk and Co-Chief Commercial Officer, Aergo Capital / Hani Kuzbari, CFA Managing Director, Novus Asset Management / Cian Coakley, Vice President, Commercial, Orix Aviation / Jason Bewley, Regional Director, Magi Aviation Capital / Christian Nuehlen, Managing Director, Aircraft Finance Germany


15:50 | Coffee break

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16:05 | Financing, leasing and investing in the A380, 777-300ER and other leading widebody aircraft both New and Old. Including High yield mid-age aircraft lease and technical risks

Moderator:
Sean Cleghorn, CEO, Magi Aviation Capital Limited

Panel:
Nirmal Govinda Das, SVP – Corporate Treasury, Emirates Airline / Philipp Prior, Managing Partner, EMP Structured Assets


17:00 | Chairman’s closing remarks

Sean Cleghorn, CEO, Magi Aviation Capital Limited




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