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Simpson Thacher counsels clients across the spectrum of transportation sectors—from airline to automotive, freight to logistics, railroad to shipping to toll roads.

Working collaboratively across the full array of our corporate practice areas, we advise clients involved in transportation on mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, banking and credit matters, joint ventures, lease financing matters and project and structured financing transactions.

Our transportation transactions include:

  • Republic Airways Holdings’ receipt of $206 million in support under the Payroll Support Program pursuant to The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act
  • KKR’s $1 billion capital commitment to acquire commercial aircraft in partnership with Altavair AirFinance and KKR’s related acquisition of a 50% interest in Altavair
  • Genesee & Wyoming’s $8.4 billion sale to affiliates of Brookfield Infrastructure and GIC, and its formation of a 50/50 joint venture with SEACOR Holdings to own and operate CG Railway
  • Calsonic Kansei’s €6.2 billion acquisition of Magneti Marelli from Fiat Chrysler Automobiles
  • Air Lease Corporation’s various corporate financings and debt offerings aggregating over $19 billion
  • Andino Investment’s  $315.7 million sale of Cosmos Agencia Marítima to DP World Peru
  • EQT Infrastructure’s sale of GB Railfreight

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