WHY CARLYLE AVIATION
Founded in 2002 as an aviation operating company, the team has extensive experience managing aircraft and engine assets of all ages, through all points of an economic cycle. We believe that having entered the business as an end-of-life part-out firm, provides us with a distinct advantage in understanding both the metal and metal value of the assets we manage. Our broad footprint as a global lessor, coupled with our ability to work with manufacturers to provide financing solutions and liquidity to airlines, cements Carlyle Aviation’s position as a strategic partner to the aviation industry.
BY THE NUMBERS
Assets under management include all assets under management (which includes, in addition to invested capital, indebtedness and uncalled capital commitments) of products and other investment vehicles serviced by Carlyle Aviation and/or its affiliates and is as of March 31, 2023.
Carlyle Aviation Partners (formerly Apollo Aviation Group) co-founded by Bill Hoffman and Robert Korn
Accepted initial third party capital
Local presence established in Dublin
Local presence established in Singapore
Raised the first SASOF Fund, focusing on mature aircraft leasing and part-out
Established Carlyle Aviation Securities Partners (formerly AAG Capital Markets)
Launched SALSA Advisory Program – Structured Aircraft-backed Loans
Issued first AASET Transaction – Mid-life Aircraft ABS-like Debt
Launched AIR Fund – Aviation Income Return
Began Investing SASOF IV – $950m Mid-life Aircraft Fund
Acquired by The Carlyle Group
Began Investing SASOF V – $975m Mid-life Aircraft Fund