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Vedder Thinking | Events Kevin A. MacLeod, Michael J. Edelman and John T. Bycraft to Moderate Panels at the 2021 Ishka+ Aviation Investival: North America


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October 18, 2021 - October 19, 2021

Vedder Price Shareholders Kevin MacLeod, Michael Edelman and John Bycraft will moderate panels at the 2021 Ishka+ Aviation Investival: North America on October 18–19, 2021. The two-day event features industry professionals showcasing the hottest topics in aviation and the opportunity to connect with the members of the aviation finance community in North America.

Vedder Price Shareholder and Head of New York Capital Markets Group Kevin MacLeod will present the panel discussion titled, “Building the Next Wave of Aircraft ABS Deals” He and his co-panelists will discuss what assets and credits are likely to appear in the next wave of aircraft ABS portfolios and what the industry can expect to see in 2022 on Monday, October 18th, 2021 at 11:20 a.m. EST.

Mr. Bycraft will moderate the panel discussion titled, “Aircraft ABS vs rail, container, and other ABS alternatives.” His co-panelists will explore which asset class serves as the best comparison for aircraft ABS today and which asset class has the most promising pipeline potential.

Mr. Edelman will moderate the panel discussion “Airline Restructuring 101” on Tuesday, October 19th at 1:05 p.m. EST. His co-panelists will discuss the process of informal and formal restructurings and what opportunities are created for investors.

For more information and to register, please click here.


John T. Bycraft


Michael J. Edelman


Kevin A. MacLeod