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08 Nov 19

The Final MRO Frontier - An Executive Spotlight with Jonathan Berger

NEW YORK (November 8, 2019) -- From the New York offices of Alton Aviation Consultancy, Jonathan Berger, a Managing Director and leader of the firm's MRO & Aftermarket practice, talks about consulting and the MRO outlook. Download Executive Spotlight For more than 27 years, Jonathan Berger has delivered bottom line value to aviation industry clients facing a range of challenges. Jonathan specializes in strategic planning, market analysis, operational improvement, and commercial M&A due diligence in the aerospace and MRO segments. His discerning client base of investors, airline executives, OEMs and MRO aftermarket service providers value his unique ability to resolve complex strategic and technical issues in a data-driven, financially quantifiable manner. About Alton Aviation Consultancy Alton...

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05 Nov 19

Alton Aviation Consultancy provided commercial due diligence in recent acquisition of Eirtech Aviation Services by Vance Street Capital

NEW YORK (November 5, 2019) — Alton Aviation Consultancy provided commercial due diligence advisory services to Vance Street Capital, a Los Angeles-based private equity firm, in their recapitalization of Eirtech Aviation Services (“EAS”), a leading provider of aviation engineering services for airlines and aircraft leasing companies. Details of the transaction may be found in the press release announcing the transaction. Alton Aviation Consultancy’s team, led by Managing Director’s Jonathan Berger and Brian Rynott, provided comprehensive transaction advisory activities included market sizing, competitive landscape analysis, and customer satisfaction assessment. About Alton Aviation Consultancy Alton Aviation Consultancy is a specialist advisory firm dedicated to serving the aviation and aerospace industries. Alton was founded by seasoned aviation industry executives...

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16 Sep 19

Airline Economics names Laetitia Achille as one of the top ’40 Under 40’

NEW YORK (September 16, 2019) — Laetitia Achille, a Managing Director at Alton Aviation Consultancy, has been named as one of the top ’40 Under 40’ by Airline Economics. Ms. Achille is a managing director with Alton Aviation Consultancy and brings over 15 years of aviation industry experience to discerning clients in aircraft leasing and financing. Achille has led diverse industry teams across offices worldwide, including cash flow forecasting engagements for dozens of asset-backed securitisation (ABS) issuances valued at over $40 billion. She has performed due diligence on many of the largest mergers and acquisitions in the aircraft leasing industry. Achille’s colleagues have said that senior decision makers count on her for complex analytic support, objective...

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17 Jul 19

Niche Markets and Global Growth - An Executive Spotlight with Adam Cowburn

HONG KONG (July 17, 2019) -- From the Hong Kong offices of Alton Aviation Consultancy, Adam Cowburn, one of the company’s founders and Managing Directors, talks about the global growth of the business and the markets it serves. Download Executive Spotlight Adam Cowburn leads the Alton Asia-Pacific team and brings over 17 years of aviation industry experience to his engagements with a diverse range of clients, including investors, manufacturers, operators, and aftermarket service providers. He specializes in performing the complex quantitative financial analysis that enables senior executives to design effective strategies and allocate capital to minimize stakeholder risk. His engagements typically involve strategic and business planning, new business development, mergers and acquisitions, business and asset valuations,...

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09 Jul 19

Alton Aviation Consultancy Highlights Continued Growth in First Half of 2019

NEW YORK (July 9, 2019) -- Following a strong 2018, Alton Aviation Consultancy highlights continued growth of the firm. In the first half of 2019, Alton continued its robust year over year growth trajectory opening a new office in Singapore, while more than doubling the size of the firm’s advisory professionals over the past year. Reflecting on the first half of 2019, Alton Managing Director Adam Cowburn notes: “we are thrilled to have further solidified our already strong presence in Asia with the opening of our office in Singapore, a leading global aviation industry hub. The Singapore office complements our existing Asia footprint in Tokyo, Beijing and Hong Kong.” With more than 150 companies entrusting the...

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01 Jul 19

Alton Aviation Consultancy opens Singapore office

SINGAPORE (July 1, 2019) -- Alton Aviation Consultancy, a specialized aviation consulting firm, has further extended its global reach with the opening of a new office in Singapore. With its existing offices in New York, Dublin, Hong Kong, Tokyo, and Beijing, Alton now has a local presence in one of the world’s leading aviation and aerospace centers of excellence. The Singapore office will be led by the firm’s newly appointed Director, Joshua Ng who has significant experience providing advisory services to clients in the airline, aerospace, MRO, and aviation supply chain management sectors. Mr. Ng has successfully managed a wide range of aviation projects with both commercial and public sector clients. In addition to his consulting...

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13 May 19

Alton Managing Director Adam Cowburn Meets with the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste

HONG KONG (May 13, 2019) -- Alton Aviation Consultancy managing director and co-founder Adam Cowburn met on 13 May 2019 with the Prime Minister of Timor-Leste, His Excellency Taur Matan Ruak, to discuss opportunities and challenges in the aviation sector. Mr. Cowburn was joined in the meeting at Palácio do Governo by distinguished Timorese aviation experts Pedro Carrascalão and João Tavares. The group discussed the importance of robust and sustainable air links to the economic security, tourism growth, and continued development of Timor-Leste. Also discussed was the role that a potential “aviation task force” might play in coordinating the use of Timor-Leste’s aviation assets and in optimizing the development of the aviation sector for the benefit...

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15 Jan 19

Alton Aviation Consultancy Recaps Successful 2018, and Announces Expansion Plans for 2019

NEW YORK (January 16, 2019) -- Following a year of dramatic organic growth in its core advisory business, Alton Aviation Consultancy is pleased to recap key 2018 activities and announce further expansion into 2019. Alton Aviation Consultancy advises aviation and aerospace companies across the entire value chain on strategy and business plan development, financial transaction support, and operational performance improvement. Clients include airlines; lessors and aircraft financiers; aerospace manufacturers; maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) and aftermarket service providers; and the financial and investment community. In 2018, Alton Aviation Consultancy’s market acceptance was exemplified by the privately-held firm growing substantially in size over the prior year, supported by the opening of new offices in Tokyo, Japan and...

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27 Nov 18

Alton Aviation Consultancy Joins the Pledge 1% Movement, Makes Commitment to Integrated Philanthropy

NEW YORK (November 27, 2018) -- Alton Aviation Consultancy contributes 1% of its revenue to the humanitarian relief organization Airlink, and 1% of its employee time to improve the communities in which it works. Alton Aviation Consultancy announced today that it has joined Pledge 1%, a corporate philanthropy movement dedicated to making the community a key stakeholder in every business. Pledge 1% empowers companies to donate 1% of product, 1% of equity, 1% of profit, or 1% of employee time to improve communities around the world. Alton Aviation Consultancy has joined an impressive network of companies across the globe that have committed to philanthropic efforts through the Pledge 1% movement. Alton Aviation Consultancy has elected to...

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13 Nov 18

Alton Aviation Consultancy Announces Brian Rynott as a Managing Director

NEW YORK (November 13, 2018) — Alton Aviation Consultancy is pleased to announce that Brian Rynott has joined the company as a Managing Director. Based in New York, he will contribute across all of the firm’s advisory practices, with an emphasis on aircraft financing and leasing, airline advisory and restructuring, and strategy and management consulting engagements. Brian is an accomplished aviation industry executive and leader, bringing Alton Aviation Consultancy and its clients nearly 20 years of experience. Prior to joining Alton Aviation Consultancy, Brian held the position of Chief Investment Officer with Intrepid Aviation, a commercial aircraft lessor, where his primary responsibilities included implementing, managing and directing the company’s risk and portfolio management groups. Earlier in...

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