Aero Capital secures USD 413m in commitments for 2nd aviation investment vehicle

Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. (ACS), a Texas-based aircraft leasing platform, has announced the close on its second aviation investment vehicle with commitments of USD 413 million, the company said.

The investor base includes fund of funds, pensions, sovereign wealth funds, registered investment advisers, single and multi-family offices and qualified individuals. In addition to the USD 413 million of equity, ACS is in the process of finalizing debt facility negotiations with multinational investment banks and is targeting up to USD 1.2 billion in total capital for deployment.

As of its final close on March 6, 2020, the investment vehicle was approximately 35% deployed, comprised of 40 commercial aircraft assets closed or under contract to close. The current portfolio includes a mix of mid-life Boeing and Airbus aircraft on-lease to a diversified group of airlines around the world.

Vedder Price serves as legal counsel to ACS.

Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. is a leading mid-life aircraft leasing platform. Since the firm´s inception in 2010, ACS has deployed in excess of USD 2 billion in aircraft assets.