We have an extensive history as project, contract & asset managers on behalf of different clients for complex long term financings for both regional passenger rolling stock under franchise or concession agreement and locomotive portfolios on longer-term operating leases with an in-depth understanding of all aspects of contractual and commercial obligations under the various arrangements.
Professional in-house expertise is available with respect to active European and UK rolling stock project, -contract, -lease and asset management due to various team members working in their careers for rail manufacturers, operating leasing companies, state, public and private operators and financial institutions
Excellent network of market experts, including legal advisors, technical rolling stock experts, maintenance providers and other services, which allows to create additional value to our clients. We are also able to recruit or subcontract additional workforce for the mandate, should that be required during the long term mandate.
SCOPE OF WORK
TYPICAL SCOPE OF WORK FOR CONTRACT MANAGEMENT
Review of all (monthly) reports issued by the manufacturer or Lessee
Reporting to Lessor about material events (i.e. delays, insurance events etc.)
Management of claims (i.e. LDs) against the manufacturers
(quarterly) Asset Management Reports to the Lessor (and other financing parties)
Commercial and Contract Management of the new-built rolling stock for Transport for Wales which is owned by a consortium of SMBC Leasing and Equitix
More about this project
• STRUCTURING AND ARRANGING OF DEBT AND/OR EQUITY FOR ROLLING STOCK AND DEPOT FINANCINGS • TRANSACTION STRUCTURING AND MANAGEMENT • DEVELOPMENT OF OPERATING LEASE PLATFORMS AND ROLLING STOCK POOLS FOR PRIVATE INVESTORS OR PUBLIC TRANSPORT AUTHORITIES • FINANCIAL MODELLING (REVIEW, DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT)
• FINANCIAL MODELLING (REVIEW, DEVELOPMENT, MANAGEMENT) • DUE DILIGENCE SUPPORT FOR M&A TRANSACTIONS • MARKET ENTRY SUPPORT • BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT SUPPORT • PROMOTE GREEN TECHNOLOGY AIMED TO INVESTORS • PROVIDE 2ND OPINION ON ASSET VALUATIONS, LEASE RATES AND MARKET POTENTIAL • DEVELOPING WHOLE LIFE COST MODELS FOR ROLLING STOCK ASSETS • PREPARATION OF DESKTOP STUDIES (IN RELATION ROLLING STOCK FINANCING OPTIONS)