press releases

Carlyle Aviation Partners Names Edward O’Byrne as Managing Director

January 8, 2019

Miami, FL – Carlyle Aviation Partners (“Carlyle Aviation”) today announced that Edward “Ted” O’Byrne has joined the team as a Managing Director and Co-Head of Aviation, where he will play a senior role in the firm’s aircraft leasing and financing activities. Carlyle Aviation, a recently acquired unit of global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group […]

Apollo Aviation Group agrees to be acquired by The Carlyle Group

October 15, 2018

Apollo Aviation Group (together with its affiliates, “Apollo Aviation”), a multi-strategy aviation investment manager, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by The Carlyle Group (“Carlyle”). The transaction is expected to close no later than January 31, 2019, subject to customary conditions, after which Apollo Aviation will become Carlyle Aviation […]

Apollo Aviation Group Raises $950 million for SASOF IV

April 25, 2018

Apollo Aviation Group (“Apollo Aviation”), a multi-strategy aviation investment manager, announced today that it raised $950 million of capital commitments for SASOF IV, its fourth flagship aviation fund. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Group Prices AASET 2018-1 Trust

January 26, 2018

Apollo Aviation Group (‘Apollo Aviation’) on January 23, 2018, priced its fifth aircraft portfolio transaction: AASET 2018-1 Trust (‘AASET 2018-1). AASET 2018-1 will issue 442.276 million of Secured Notes tath will be used to acquire a fleet of 24 aircraft. View PDF

Hoffman and Korn obtain sole ownership of Apollo Aviation Group

January 11, 2018

Apollo Aviation Group (together with its affiliates, “Apollo Aviation”), a multi-strategy aviation investment manager, announced today that as of close of business on 29 December 2017, Apollo Aviation Holdings Limited became solely owned by H&K entities controlled by William Hoffman and Robert Korn. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Group Acquires 38 Aircraft in H1, 2017

August 15, 2017

Apollo Aviation Group (together with its affiliates, “Apollo Aviation”), a multi-strategy aviation investment manager, announced today that it contracted to purchase 38 aircraft in the first half of 2017 for a total gross purchase price of $910 million. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Prices AASET 2017-1 Trust

May 26, 2017

Apollo Aviation priced its fourth aircraft portfolio transaction, AASET 2017-1 Trust, which will issue $612.228 million of secured notes that will be used to acquire a fleet of 32 aircraft. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Awarded Debt Deal of 2016

January 20, 2017

The award recognizes Apollo Aviation’s achievements in 2016 where it closed two asset backed securitizations, AASET 2016-1 and AASET 2016-2, raising $1.15 billion to finance 67 aircraft. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Triumphs in Global Transport Finance Awards

January 20, 2017

Apollo awarded Aircraft Securitization Deal of the Year – US, by Global Transport Finance Magazine. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Group Celebrates 15th Anniversary

January 20, 2017

10 years of investment in Ireland, follows momentous year with fleet growth of 64%, AUM increase of 42%. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Grows Fleet By 64% in 2016

January 10, 2017

Fleet increased to 131 aircraft and AUM increased by 42%. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Grows Fleet By 25%

December 1, 2016

Apollo Aviation approved 27 aircraft for purchase during in the past four months. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Prices Apollo Aviation Securitization Equity Trust 2016-2

November 3, 2016

Second ABS in 2016 positions Apollo Aviation as a leader in aircraft finance and servicing. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Expands Fleet With Latest Acquisitions

September 6, 2016

Apollo purchases 9 aircraft in Q2, 2016 View PDF

Apollo Aviation prices Apollo Aviation Securitization Equity Trust 2016-1

March 31, 2016

Apollo Aviation Group (“Apollo Aviation”) today priced its second aircraft securitization: Apollo Aviation Securitization Equity Trust 2016-1 (“AASET 2016-1”). AASET 2016-1 will issue $510 million of asset backed notes that will be used to acquire a fleet of 32 aircraft. View PDF

Apollo Aviation Closes 2015 With Approximately 25% Growth in AUM

January 28, 2016

Apollo Aviation Group (together with its affiliates, “Apollo Aviation”), a multi-strategy aviation investment manager, announced today that as of December 31, 2015, it had purchased including contracted to purchase) 31 aircraft and two engines in the preceding twelve months. View PDF