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Oil and the Dollar and the Chicken and the Egg

Luke Tilley |
Wilmington Wire

July 22, 2016—Even the most casual observer could look at a chart of the U.S. Dollar (USD) and oil prices and quickly recognize that they appear to move in opposite directions fairly consistently. That inverse relationship is widely recognized yet little understood. Additionally, the strong relationship is a relatively recent phenomenon, becoming strong only after the year 2000.

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Understanding Aircraft Sale Leasebacks

The Wilmington Trust Equipment Finance Team |
Corporate & Institutional

If your company finds it more advantageous to purchase aircraft rather than to lease, an aircraft sale leaseback may be an option.Many factors affect the decision to enter into an aircraft sale leaseback arrangement.A sale-leaseback gives you greater flexibility to control the tax consequences of your aircraft operations.It can also provide a method of financing, free up the equity tied up in the aircraft, and improve your balance sheet.

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Customize your Aircraft Lease

The Wilmington Trust Equipment Finance Team |
Corporate & Institutional

Aircraft leases are about more than just the payment, and it’s important to consider the features you desire in the lease as well.Considerations include how long you want the lease term to be, and if you ultimately want to own the aircraft.It’s also important to determine which tax treatment will be most desirable for the company.Many lessors and lenders are willing to modify the terms of an aircraft lease to suit the specific needs and objectives of each client.

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