Hogan Lovells advises Ermewa on a major long-term equipment sale and leaseback partnership with Lineas

Press releases | 03 December 2021

Hogan Lovells advised Ermewa on a long-term partnership with Lineas, based on a large sale-and-leaseback of approximately 4,000 wagons. Lineas is Europe’s largest private rail operator.

Ermewa is a European leader in railcars leasing, providing maintenance, repairs and operations throughout a European network of certified workshops and partners.

The Hogan Lovells team was led by Alexander Premont (partner), Guergana Zabounova (counsel), Tam Tran (associate) and Ouassila El Asri (associate) on asset finance aspects; Ludovic Geneston (partner) and Maryll Pizzetta (associate) on tax aspects in Paris; Philip Van Steenwinkel (partner) and Charles-Henri Bernard (senior associate) on banking aspects in Brussels.