Ashland Place Announces 777-300ER Financing for Atalaya Capital Management and Perilune Aviation

NEW YORK, August 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Ashland Place Finance LLC (“Ashland Place”), a commercial aviation finance platform, Atalaya Capital Management (“Atalaya”) and Perilune Aviation, LLC (“Perilune”) today announced the financing of a 777-300ER on lease with Ethiopian Airlines.

“We were delighted to partner with Atalaya and Perilune on this transaction,” said Jennifer Villa, executive director and group leader of Ashland Place. “We welcome them to our platform and look forward to further collaborations.”

“It was great working with Jennifer and the Ashland team,” said Daniel Rosat, CEO of Atalaya. “Our transaction, which required creative design, went smoothly due to the collaborative nature of our engagement, which bodes well for the future.”

“Working alongside Atalaya with the Ashland Place team has been seamless. The speed and professionalism of this complex financing was impressive given the state of the capital markets. The Perilune team looks forward to the success of many future commercial aircraft financings,” said Carey WolchokManaging Director of Périlune Aviation.

Allen & Overy LLP acted as legal counsel to Ashland Place, while Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman acted as legal counsel to Atalaya and Perilune in this transaction.

About Ashland Place Finance LLC

Ashland Place Finance LLC is an institutional finance platform providing innovative capital solutions to the global commercial aerospace industry. Ashland Place is a wholly owned subsidiary of Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP. Additional information is available at:

About Atalaya Capital Management

Atalaya Capital Management is a ~$8.5 billion Private alternative investment advisory firm registered with the SEC. Atalaya is primarily focused on making private credit investments and special opportunities in three main asset classes – financial assets, real estate and corporates. Founded in 2006, Atalaya is headquartered in New York City. For more information, visit

About Perilune Aviation, LLC

Perilune Aviation, LLC is a leading independent private investment group that structures and acts as a principal in aviation investments in the global transportation industry. Perilune has formed successful joint ventures with several publicly traded aircraft lessors and aircraft OEMs and has been recognized for many of its investments, including being nominated by Goldman Sachs for Airline Finance Deal of the Year. For more details, please visit:

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