Jonathon has extensive experience of international capital markets and corporate finance transactions. He regularly advises on banking, fund finance (for both lenders and borrowers, including capital commitment subscription financing), aircraft finance (including on- and off-balance sheet commercial aircraft finance and leasing, aircraft portfolio securitisation, and private equity co-investment platforms), as well as other structured finance matters (including CLOs, securitisations and structured funds such as risk retention, debt, and CLO equity funds). Jonathon also advises on a wide range of general corporate and commercial deals, including restructurings, joint ventures and M&A transactions, and debt and equity listings on the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Funds & Investment Management
Maples Group Recognised for Four Airfinance Journal Awards
Maples Group Acts on Aircraft Securitisation for Sapphire Aviation Finance
Maples Advises on Debut Aircraft Bond Transaction
Maples Advises Aergo Capital on US$584.8 million ABS
Maples and Calder Advises Avolon on US$10bn Acquisition
Jonathon joined the Maples Group in 2008 and was elected as a partner in 2014. He previously worked for Slaughter and May in London. Jonathon has been recommended in Legal 500 and has been listed as a market leader by IFLR1000.
2004 – Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales (not practising)
2008 – Admitted as an attorney-at-law in the Cayman Islands
University of Warwick, UK, LLB (Hons), 2000
Jonathon is a member of the Law Society of England and Wales.