SkyWorks Holdings today announced transactions and activities performed during Q1 2019 for its Leasing & Asset Management and Investment Banking & Advisory Groups.
Leasing & Asset Management Group activities included the following:
On behalf of a US investor, SkyWorks arranged the sale of two A319 aircraft and four A320 aircraft on-lease to Delta Air Lines.
SkyWorks was retained by a second US investor to arrange a portfolio sale of three aircraft (A319/320/B777-300ER) on-lease to various airlines.
SkyWorks was retained by a third US investor to remarket three B737-700s and one B737-800 coming off-lease in 2019/2020.
SkyWorks continued to provide aircraft sourcing and fleet analytical support services to Modern Logistics.
Investment Banking & Advisory Group activities included the following:
SkyWorks was retained as arranger and advisor to Delta Air Lines in connection with sale and leaseback financing of narrowbody aircraft. During the quarter, three A321-200 and two 737-900ER closings were completed.
SkyWorks completed its assignment with Southwest Airlines where it to sourced twelve new 737 MAX 8 aircraft on-lease from SMBC Aviation Capital, to be delivered in 2019.
SkyWorks continued to provide widebody aircraft acquisition advisory services to Fiji Airways.
SkyWorks continued to provide fleet-related advisory services to Royal Jordanian Airlines for a complete narrowbody fleet replacement for 17 aircraft and engines, including engine maintenance support services.
SkyWorks continued to advise Spirit Airlines on sale-and-leasebacks for some of its 2019 A320neo deliveries.
SkyWorks continued to advise a North American carrier on the arrangement of JOLCO financing for its 2019 aircraft deliveries.
SkyWorks continued to provide fleet-related advisory services to a European flag carrier.
SkyWorks continued to provide fleet-related advisory services to a North American low-cost carrier.
SkyWorks provides a full complement of asset management, investment banking and advisory services globally to the aviation industry. SkyWorks is a leading aircraft servicing, remarketing, and technical advisory firm serving owners and operators of commercial aircraft. SkyWorks is also a premier advisory and investment banking firm with key activities including aircraft order campaigns, arrangement of lease and debt financing, aircraft evaluations, restructuring advisory, and network and fleet planning. SkyWorks’ services have encompassed over 10% of the global commercial jet fleet.
SkyWorks operates globally with offices in Greenwich, CT., Dublin, and Singapore, with headquarters located at 283 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich CT. 06830, Tel. 203-983-6677. www.skyworkscapital.com
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