The Event




Helicopter Investor London 2016 is the only event in Europe dedicated to international helicopter finance and transactions. Our focused conference sessions have been tailored exclusively for helicopter financiers, operators, consultants, law firms, OEMS and brokers. With over 300 senior-level delegates expected to attend in 2016, Helicopter Investor London 2016 is the key event for anyone involved in rotary finance and transactions and provides an opportunity to meet major players in an intimate and friendly setting.

Key players in the field have been selected to address the conference, analysing opportunities and threats for investors, financiers, operators and many others involved in this industry.

On February 3 and 4, the fourth annual Helicopter Investor London Conference will be taking place at the Royal Garden Hotel. This event is a fantastic opportunity to gain a deeper insight into the rotary industry. With leaders of the industry as our specialist team of speakers, expect the most relevant information and current affairs to keep you in the know. This event is a perfect opportunity to engage in the current conversations surrounding the helicopter market dynamics, with lots of chances to network with like-minded and important people in the industry and return to work with more understanding.



Here is what some of the 200+ delegates who attended in 2015 said:

“Helicopter investor as always was very educational. The format is always great! The discussion panels work and keep the interest from audience perspective. Will happily attend again & again.”
Usman Ahmed, IBA Group

“This conference has quickly become and remains the ‘go to’ event for the helicopter industry and those involved in helicopter finance. It is an event without parallel.”
Michael Savva, Watson, Farley & Williams LLP

“If you go to one conference in the year, this is it!” “Top Class speakers, excellent format, great networking, perfect venue.”
Crispin Maunder, LCI Helicopters

“The more often I attend, the more value I get from this conference. I come for the one-on-one meetings with the most influential people in the industry”
Sharon Desfor, HeliVlaue$

“The premier global event for industry for content and connections”
Paul Sykes, Air Finance

“Excellent programme. Great organisation. A must attend.”
Nigel Watson, Nigel Watson Ltd.

“Helicopter Investor’s London conference is the most important event all year in helicopter finance”
John Mannion, Bristow Group Inc.

“This conference is essential for anyone involved in investing in the helicopter space”
Paul Wilson, Chiral Capital

“The best networking conference in this sector”
Alan Nee, Premier Aviation Group

“A well run and friendly informative event. Well sized and good subject matter.”
Don Lockie, Redfort Group

“This conference is unique in the world, and expertly places the helicopter and finance leaders together for advancement of all stakeholders.”
David Crick, Lloyd Asset Services

“The expected high standard of technical information and relevant current news.”
David Daws, Blake Morgan

“The key helicopter conference of the year in Europe.”
Andrew Woolfson, AirFinance

“Well attended and thoroughly engaging. A real mix of people from all aspects of the industry.”
Kulraj Badhesha, Watson, Farley & Williams LLP

“A gold standard, light touch programme with superb networking opportunities.”
David Hayler, LCI Helicopters

“This conference is gaining momentum and the quality of the panels, speakers and audience is getting better and better.”
Fabrice Arfi, Airbus Helicopters

“Great event with all the key industry participants in attendance with a clear focus on the current market issues and core industry dynamics.”
Bradley Fox, Lloyd Bank

Companies that attended in 2015

AgustaWestland; AIC Title Service; Airbus Helicopters; AirFinance; Apax Partners MidMarket; ARINC/Rockwell Collins; Ascend Flightglobal Consultancy; Atlas Corporate Services Ltd; Aviation Finance Company; Avinco; Avpro Inc; Babcock International; Babcock Mission Critical Services; Bank of London & the Middle East plc; Bell Helicopter; Bernardi & Schnapp Advogados; Bird & Bird; Blake Morgan LLP; BNP Paribas; BOC Aviation; Bolt Advisory; Bristow Group; CAMP Systems International; Capital One Equipment Finance Corp; CHC Leasing (Ireland) Ltd; Chiral Capital Partners; CIT Business Aircraft Finance; Clark Ricketts LLP; Clifford Chance; Coherent Financial; Debevoise & Plimpton; Dentons; Deutsche Bank; DLA Piper; Douglas-Westwood; Ecobank; Element Capital; Era Group; Etoile Aviation Ltd; Eurasia Advisors; Export Development Canada; Export Import Bank of the US; Felsberg Advogados; FPG AIM – Asset & Investment Management Asia Pte Ltd; GE Capital; GECAS; GEFA; Genesis Oil & Gas Services; GKG Law; Goldman Sachs & Co; GSO Blackstone; HeliValue$; Hogan Lovells; Holman Fenwick Willan; HSBC Bank Plc; IBA Group; Icecraft Ltd; Ince & Co LLP; Inter-Relations; Investec Bank; ITC Leasing; Jampur Aviation; Jet Support Services Inc (JSSI); Landesbank Baden-Wuerttemberg; LCI Helicopters; Lloyds Asset Services; Lloyds Bank; Lobo Leasing; Lombard; Macquarie Rotorcraft Leasing; Mario Aviation Logistics Limited; Mayer Brown; McAfee & Taft; McLarens Aviation; Milestone Aviation Group; Moore Stephens; Nigel Watson Limited; Nomura Securities International; NordLB; Norton Rose Fulbright LLP; Norwegian Air Ambulance Ldt; Nova Capital Group; Oriens Aviation Limited; Osiris Advisors; Peak Performance; PHI Century; PK AirFinance; Pratt & Whitney Canada; Premier Aviation Group; Principal Aviation; Proventavia; Q Aviation Management, LLC; Q Investments; Redfort Group; RVI Group; Scotiabank; SEB; Siemens Bank GmbH; Simmons & Simmons LLP; Société Générale Equipment Finance; SQN Capital Management; Starlite Aviation Group; Textron Financial Corporation; The Toronto Dominion Bank; Uplifting Aviation Ltd; Vector Aerospace; Vedder Price; Watson Farley & Williams LLP; Waypoint Leasing; Waypoint Leasing & Baker, Donelson; William Fry; Wilmington Trust.

The Venue

Helicopter Investor London will be held in the Royal Garden Hotel in Kensington, London.

2-24 Kensington High St
W8 4PT

Tel: +44 (0)20 7937 8000

For road directions to the hotel please view click here. For rail or bus routes to the hotel please click here or view Journey Planner.

Airport Transfers

Heathrow Express

Cost: £16.50 single/£32 return
Time: 30 minutes approx.
Details: Take the Heathrow Express to Paddington Station (15 minutes) where you will need to transfer to taxi or tube for the final part of your journey.


(High Street Kensington)
Cost: £5 approx.
Time: 1 hour approx.
Details: At Earls Court change to the district north line to High Street Kensington.

To book a room at our special conference rate, please email Maria at [email protected]

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