Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory

Leading aircraft lessors, airlines, lenders, and investors rely on the Alton Aviation Consultancy team for our acumen, experience, and client-focused approach across the industry spectrum.

Proven Expertise

  • Market and financial analysis
  • Business strategy
  • Buy-side and sell-side due diligence
  • Channel and management checks
  • Cash flow forecasting
  • Aircraft underwriting and modeling
  • Credit and industry analysis
  • Mergers and acquisitions support
  • Aircraft selection and order negotiation
  • Pricing and risk analysis
  • Aircraft appraisals
  • Asset management
A Broad Range of Investments

  • Aircraft leasing start-ups
  • Relaunches
  • Investment funds
  • Joint ventures
  • Structured financings
  • Trading transactions
  • Portfolio sales
  • Asset-backed securitizations
  • Whole-company merger and acquisitions
Assets of Every Type

  • Commercial fixed wing
  • Rotary wing (helicopters)
  • Commercial passenger, cargo/freighter, charter, VIP
  • Aircraft, airframes, engines, rotables, consumables/expendables
An Exhaustive Approach

Alton Aviation Consultancy professionals have provided advisory services on many of the industry’s largest finance and leasing transactions, with aircraft at every stage of the life cycle.

We frequently begin with market analysis, using a range of proven, proprietary tools and frameworks. From there, we offer critical support at every step of the transaction and beyond:

  • Pricing support, including lease cash flow forecasts and lease encumbered valuations
  • Residual value projections grounded in reality and derived from statistical analysis
  • Maintenance support evaluations to project the expected condition and maintenance cash flows during and beyond the current lease
  • Comprehensive airline (or other counterparty) credit risk assessments, including asset analysis and strategy within the operator’s fleet, sovereign considerations and other critical factors
  • Support for investment decisions through channel and management checks or buy-side or sell-side due diligence
  • Aircraft appraisals and valuations by ISTAT-certified appraisers, leveraging proprietary databases and resources
RECENT INSIGHTS
02 Jun 20
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Business & General Aviation,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket,   Airports,   Specialty Segments

Covid-19: Implications for the commercial aviation industry

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Bradley Dailey,   Jian Zhu,   John Mowry,   Jonathan Berger,   Joshua Ng,   Katya Bulatova,   Laetitia Achille,   Leah Ryan,   Min Ma,   Yuichi Takayama   |   Article

NEW YORK - June 2, 2020: The ‘New Normal’ for the aviation industry is 18-24 months away and key players must prepare for an extended ‘Covid overhang’ period and a...

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15 Dec 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket,   Specialty Segments

Alton Aviation Consultancy’s Industry Altimeter 2019-2020

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Bradley Dailey,   Brian Rynott,   John Mowry,   Jonathan Berger,   Joshua Ng,   Laetitia Achille,   Sascha Feuerherd,   Yuichi Takayama   |   Article

Clear skies ahead? In a special white paper authored for the Airfinance Journal’s 2019-2020 Annual, Alton Aviation Consultancy looks at the state of commercial aviation and aircraft leasing, and the...

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28 Oct 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Fundamentals of Aircraft Leasing

By Bradley Dailey   |   Presentation

At the 20th Anniversary Airfinance Journal Asia Pacific Conference & School in Hong Kong, Alton Aviation Consultancy Director Bradley Dailey made a presentation on the Fundamentals of Aircraft Leasing. The...

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03 Sep 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Aircraft Leasing Maintenance Reserves

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

At Deutsche Bank's 9th Annual Aircraft Finance & Leasing Conference, Alton Aviation Consultancy's Managing Director John Mowry provided ABS debt and equity investors with a presentation on aircraft operating leasing...

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15 Jan 19
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Untangling the growing web of aircraft transactions and values

By Adam Cowburn,   Adam Guthorn,   Brian Rynott,   Isobel Fenton,   John Mowry,   Laetitia Achille   |   Article

There are many factors that influence aircraft values, but these factors can be complex. In a special white paper authored for the Airfinance Journal’s 2018-2019 Annual, Alton Aviation Consultancy authored...

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