Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, with offices in New York, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Avolon provides aircraft leasing and lease management services to airlines and aircraft investors worldwide. Since launch in May, 2010, Avolon has raised over US$2.5 billion of capital including an equity commitment of US$1 billion from three of the world’s leading private equity firms; Cinven, CVC Capital Partners and Oak Hill Capital Partners in two separate fund raisings. A number of investors have also participated in the latest equity raising, including Oak Hill Advisors.
Avolon is rapidly establishing itself as one of the leading global players in the aircraft leasing sector, leveraging off the strong financial backing of its owners and the extensive trading history and senior industry relationships of its management team. The primary asset focus of the business is on young fuel-efficient narrowbody (single-aisle) aircraft such as the Airbus A320 family and Boeing 737NG family.
In addition, Avolon also invests in best-in-class widebody (twin-aisle) aircraft such as the Airbus A330 family and Boeing 777 family. Avolon is a global business, with offices in Asia, the Americas and Europe, open 24 hours a day. The strength of Avolon’s backing, the experience of the team, its focus on relationships and operational rigour; all combine to make a great business.