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Inmarsat acquired for $3.4 billion by international consortium

Inmarsat acquired for $3.4 billion by international consortium

An international consortium led by private-equity firms Apax and Warburg Pincus, has acquired UK-based satellite provider Inmarsat. The deal, valued at $3.4 billion, sees the Inmarsat shares valued at $7.21 per share. London-based Apax and New York-based Warburg Pincus are

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UBS report finds used business jet inventory lowest since global financial crisis

UBS report finds used business jet inventory lowest since global financial crisis Updated

The latest business jet market report by Swiss private bank UBS says that pre-owned aircraft inventory is at its lowest level since the 2008 global financial crisis. According to the report, 10.5% of the global fleet was available for sale

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Corporate Jet Investor Awards 2015: The winners

Corporate Jet Investor Awards 2015: The winners

Best Private Bank for Business Jet Finance and Advisory EMEA 2015: Credit Suisse As part of a large, internally active private and investment bank, Credit Suisse’s banking solutions go way beyond aircraft loans; they can cater to the corporate needs

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Corporate Jet Investor Awards 2014: The winners

Corporate Jet Investor Awards 2014: The winners

Best Private Banks EMEA: Credit Suisse and UBS The joint winners of the Best Private Bank EMEA focus on doing one thing really well: financing business jets for their bank’s clients. They do not try to do everything neither bank

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Corporate Jet Investor Awards 2013

Corporate Jet Investor Awards 2013

The Corporate Jet Investor Awards recognise excellence in business jet finance. They are judged by a panel of finance specialists at aircraft manufacturers and leading pre-owned aircraft brokers.

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Business jet and helicopter finance report 2012

The business jet finance market is generally pretty strong. It has not returned to pre-2008 levels (and, possibly, may never) but there is no new aircraft credit crunch in most countries.

The last six months has not seen many significant new lenders start offering business jet finance, but neither has it seen any large financiers formally leave.  This is in contrast with commercial aircraft finance which has seen several large European banks exit from financing airlines.  

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UBS: Financing large jets worldwide

“We do not actively acquire new deals but are very responsive when our clients approach us,” says Johan Blitz, head of corporate aircraft finance at UBS in Zurich. Blitz’s team works with both individual wealth management and corporate clients looking for aircraft finance and leasing.

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