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Equipment & Transportation Finance

Your equipment financing and transportation project transactions – including those involving aircraft, rail cars, locomotives, vessels, power plant facilities, and more – require the attention of experienced professionals. Learn how Wilmington Trust can help advance your projects – in the jurisdiction of your choice.

Equipment and project finance expertise around the globe

Our objective is to offer the right solution, for the right project, and in the right location. That's why equipment and transportation finance project managers consistently rely on us.

Commercial aviation

  • EETCs (enhanced equipment trust certificates) 
  • Export credit financing
  • Sale/leaseback arrangements
  • Pooled asset collateralizations

Business aviation

  • Non-citizen trusts
  • Export credit financing
  • PDP (pre-delivery payment) financing
  • Registered agent
  • Registered office

Shipping and maritime

  • Loan facilities
  • Securitizations
  • Mortgage trusts
  • Sale/leaseback arrangements


  • Leveraged leases
  • Pooled securitizations
  • Passenger train financings
  • Asset sales

Facilities and real estate

  • Sale/leaseback arrangements
  • Construction finance
  • Leveraged leases
  • Cross-border leases

Special Purpose Vehicles (SPVs)

  • Delaware statutory trusts (DST)
  • Limited liability corporations (LLCs)
  • Irish SPVs
  • Accounting/reporting services
  • Director services



Wilmington Trust is long established as a leading service provider for equipment and transportation finance around the globe. We'll help you succeed through our knowledge of applicable law and long-standing ties to the legal and accounting communities in these locations.

We assist with equipment finance and transportation finance in all jurisdictions. We are registered in:

  • Delaware
  • Dublin
  • Frankfurt
  • London
  • Milan (through affiliate)
  • New York
  • Nevada


Meet with one of our equipment or transportation finance specialists to explore the services and jurisdictions that are best suited for your transaction.


Services are available through our domestic and international affiliates. Not all services are available through every domestic and international affiliate or in all jurisdictions.

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