Aircraft Leasing & Financing Advisory
Leading lessors, operators, lenders and investors have counted on Alton–through multiple business cycles–for financial analysis, due diligence, market analysis, entrance/exit advisory, aircraft appraisals, and remarketing and technical services. Our professionals have advised many of the largest finance and leasing transactions in the aviation industry. Our aircraft consulting includes comprehensive, detailed evaluation through the entirety of an aviation asset’s lifecycle; new or near-new, mid-life, and end-of-life aircraft segments.
Debt and Equity Investments
We evaluate a broad range of investments, from single assets to large portfolios, including leasing startups, investment funds, joint ventures, structured financings and securitizations, and whole enterprise transactions.
Our aircraft advisory services frequently begin with market analysis of the air transport and aircraft leasing industries. Next, we use a variety of tools to help investors understand business cycles, strategies, returns and risks:
- Quantitative scenario analysis
- Competitive and operational/risk assessment of the target lessor and portfolio
- Aircraft appraisals and valuations by ISTAT-certified appraisers, leveraging Alton’s proprietary aircraft bluebook
- Lease encumbered valuations, maintenance support evaluations and other lease-related cash flow forecasts, and residual value projections