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Leah Ryan

MANAGING DIRECTOR

DUBLIN

Leah Ryan brings two decades of global risk management and aviation finance experience to Alton with specialities in the aircraft leasing and lending sectors across the full spectrum of origination, due diligence, and analysis underwriting and syndication. Leah has worked on country-level opportunity assessment and large-scale restructuring and repossessions. She has a deep understanding of complex jurisdictions, credit and asset assessment, transaction structuring across leasing and lending products, portfolio and process management, and model development.

Prior to joining Alton, Leah managed multi-billion-dollar asset portfolios for operating lessor GECAS and its lending business PK AirFinance, across developed and emerging markets. She has a proven track record in transaction underwriting and structuring, contract negotiation, relationship management, communication strategy, and execution and cross-functional team leadership.

Leah earned her Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Business Management from Trinity College, Dublin.

Leah Ryan
RECENT INSIGHTS
14 Dec 20
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Covid-19: Implications for lessors

By Bradley Dailey,   Jian Zhu,   John Mowry,   Katya Bulatova,   Laetitia Achille,   Leah Ryan   |   Article

NEW YORK - December 14, 2020: Commercial aviation continues to feel the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, with scheduled flights down 46% in the second week of December 2020. At...

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05 Oct 20
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket,   Airports,   ,   Technology / Mobility

Flying unfriendly skies: Alton Aviation Consultancy looks at the state of commercial aviation and aircraft leasing.

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Bradley Dailey,   Ganesh Nair,   Jian Zhu,   John Mowry,   Jonathan Berger,   Joshua Ng,   Katya Bulatova,   Laetitia Achille,   Leah Ryan   |   Article

Flying unfriendly skies. The performance of the commercial aviation industry has historically been tied to the world’s macroeconomic environment. However, 2020, in the grip of a global pandemic, has demonstrated...

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02 Jun 20
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Business & General Aviation,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket,   Airports,   ,   Technology / Mobility

Covid-19: Implications for the commercial aviation industry

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Bradley Dailey,   Jian Zhu,   John Mowry,   Jonathan Berger,   Joshua Ng,   Katya Bulatova,   Laetitia Achille,   Leah Ryan,   Min Ma,   Yuichi Takayama   |   Article

NEW YORK - June 2, 2020: The ‘New Normal’ for the aviation industry is 18-24 months away and key players must prepare for an extended ‘Covid overhang’ period and a...

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