Aviation and Aerospace Investors

Our aviation domain expertise, financial analysis and valuation acumen, and experience across all major market segments make Alton Aviation Consultancy uniquely qualified to support equity and debt investors.

Given the gravity and confidential nature of our clients’ investment decisions, our objectivity is paramount. It is therefore critical to our business model structure that Alton remains fiercely independent. We have no joint ventures, affiliations, or other business associations that would divert us from our singular mission – serving the best interests of our valued clients. As a result, we continue to earn considerable repeat business from a loyal client base.

FOR INVESTORS

Leading private equity firms, hedge funds, family investment vehicles, sovereign wealth funds, investment banks, and lenders have relied on our professionals for the most significant transactions in the aviation and aerospace markets. We provide a range of key commercial due diligence services:

  • Independent assessments of the specific market structure, size, and drivers, as well as competitive landscape, market share, competition basis, and barriers to entry
  • Positioning with customers and suppliers
  • Assessing the achievability of business plans
  • Uncovering risks and their mitigants
  • Identification of additional value creation levers
  • Assessing enterprise and asset values
  • Collaborating post-closing with new owners and management to design 100- and 1,000-day strategic plans

FOR SELLERS

Because of our reputation for objectivity, sellers often retain our services to quantify market opportunities, benchmark historical performance, assess competitive positioning, project revenues and costs, and more.

FOR FINANCIERS

Many lenders, financiers, and rating agencies rely on our team members with certified appraiser accreditation. We offer independent and objective opinions about the value of assets that form the collateral for certain loans, as well as cash flows an enterprise may experience. Alton Aviation Consultancy also provides material support for restructuring, aviation asset repossession and re-marketing.

RECENT INSIGHTS
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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07 Nov 18
Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   MRO & Aftermarket

2019 Engine MRO Forecast & Industry Trends

By Jonathan Berger   |   Presentation

Alton Aviation Consultancy Managing Director Jonathan Berger was invited by Aviation Week to provide the keynote presentation at the annual MRO Asia Aero-Engine conference. The presentation included data-driven analysis with...

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03 May 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket

Commercial Aero-Engine Market Update & Analysis

By Adam Guthorn   |   Presentation

Alton Aviation Consultancy Director, Adam Guthorn, presented an engine fleet forecast and an overview of the engine leasing market at the Engine Leasing, Trading & Finance conference in London on...

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10 Feb 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Airlines,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors,   Aerospace Manufacturers & Suppliers,   MRO & Aftermarket,   Specialty Segments

Aircraft/Engine Fleet & Retirement Developments

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

John Mowry, Managing Director at Alton Aviation Consultancy, delivered a presentation titled “Retirements and Inductions – How are Fleet Demographics Changing?” at the Aero-Engines Americas conference, an annual event hosted...

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24 Jan 18
Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory,   Aviation & Aerospace Investors

Factors Influencing Aircraft Operating Lease Economics

By John Mowry   |   Presentation

At the Airline Economics: Growth Frontiers Dublin 2018 conference, Alton Aviation Consultancy’s Managing Director John Mowry led a session focused on the aircraft operating leasing economics. The presentation reviewed the...

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