Joe O'Mara
Joe O'Mara
Head of Aviation Finance

KPMG Ireland


Joe is a tax partner who advises a broad range of clients on both domestic and international tax matters. He has extensive experience in tax structuring, international tax planning, complex financing transactions and cross-border acquisitions. He has regularly led multi-country teams in delivering tax advice to his clients on large scale projects. Joe has particular experience in advising companies in the aviation financing, leasing, insurance and banking sectors. Joe has spoken at numerous international conferences on tax issues impacting the aviation and insurance sectors.

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Rising interest rates have led to increased debt costs for asset managers looking to grow their fleets either via the SLB or trading market.

  • Global investor trends: which assets, sectors and geographies are investors deploying capital in 2023 vs 2022?
  • What aviation debt and equity opportunities are appealing to investors today? How can more capital be drawn to the sector?
  • Where is airline EETC paper trading? Where can investors get the best value from both micro and macro bases?
  • Has there been much private investment intro distressed aviation credits?
  • Where are we seeing most recent investor activity: purchasing and financing, or aircraft maintenance?
  • Are increasing debt costs forcing investors towards certain opportunities? How has investor behaviour changed in light of recent rate hikes?
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Joe O'Mara
Head of Aviation Finance, KPMG Ireland