Avolon Holdings Limited, the international aircraft leasing company, has announced the pricing of a private offering (the “Offering”) by its wholly owned subsidiary, Avolon Holdings Funding Limited, of USD 500 million aggregate principal amount of 5.50% Senior Unsecured Notes due 2023 (the “2023 Notes”), at par, the company said.
The Notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Avolon and by certain of its subsidiaries. The Offering is expected to close on or about 12 March, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.
Avolon intends to use the net proceeds from the Offering for general corporate purposes, which may include the future repayment of outstanding indebtedness.
Headquartered in Ireland, with offices in the United States, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Avolon provides aircraft leasing and lease management services. Avolon is a wholly owned, indirect subsidiary of Bohai Capital Holding Co., Ltd., a public company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SLE: 000415). Avolon is the world´s third largest aircraft leasing business with an owned, managed and committed fleet of 908 aircraft as of 31 December 2017.