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Ms. Laudenschlager has over twenty years of experience in aviation finance. Since her retirement from DVB Bank, she has been a consultant on diverse projects including M&A advisory; and structuring of asset-backed and pre-delivery financings.
At DVB Bank she was a Senior Vice President in charge of an $1 billion aircraft portfolio. She also served on the Board of Directors of DVB's wholly-owned finance company, International Transport Finance Ltd and was involved in limited-recourse ('asset-based'), highly structured, off-balance sheet, and syndicated financings. Prior to that, as Head of Aviation Finance - The Americas, for The Long-Term Bank of Japan, she contributed significantly to the completion of the sale of its global aviation finance business to DVB, including portfolio analyses and development of the business strategy.
In senior positions during the 1990s at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell and The Sumitomo Bank she originated and closed structured asset financings of transportation assets and other transactions including tax leases, U.S. leveraged lease debt, Japanese leveraged leases, secured term loans and bridge loans.
She is currently Vice President/Secretary of the Board of Directors of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading ('ISTAT'), and has been a Member of the Board since 2002 (elected by Society members/industry peers). She also serves on the Finance Committee and the ISTAT Foundation; Internship Committee.
Ms. Laudenschlager has an MBA from INSEAD, the European Institute of Business Administration, an MA from Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies, and a BA from the University of Virginia.