Avolon is one of the leading global aircraft leasing firms providing lease and lease management services to airlines and aircraft investors worldwide. Our leadership team is experienced and respected with a proven track record in the industry.
AVOLON & INSEAD
PARTNERING WITH THE WORLD’S LEADING BUSINESS SCHOOL
As part of a commitment to nurturing talent and continuing professional development across the business, Avolon has partnered with INSEAD, one of the world’s leading graduate business partners, to provide a multi-year professional development progamme for Avolon employees.DISCOVER MORE
POSITIONING IRELAND AT THE FOREFRONT OF GLOBAL START-UP INNOVATION
At Avolon, we are passionate about our obligation to help and enable entrepreneurial endevour. Given our start-up success, we feel a responsibility to promote innovation and encourge other Irish companies to scale, delivering econimic benefits to stakeholders, investors and to Ireland itself. We developed Project i, a white paper that has Ireland's best economic interests at its core.
We’re proud of the recognition we have achieved within our industry. It underscores our amibition to build the global leader in our sector and continue to push boundaries in all that we do.
2019 Aviation Leasing Achievement
M&A Deal of the Year
Lifetime Achievement – Dick Forsberg
Overall Deal of the Year
Lessor Unsecured Bond Deal of the Year
Lessor of the Year
European CFO / Treasury Team of the Year
Lessor of the Year
Overall Deal of the Year
Aviation Leasing Achievement
Best European Deal
A journey of growth
Avolon was founded with a US$750m equity commitment from three private equity firms Cinven, CVC and Oak Hill Capital.
Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) joins as a shareholder in Avolon with a US$300m equity investment.
Avolon announces significant aircraft orders with Airbus and Boeing valued at almost US$4 billion.
Avolon forms a joint-venture capital aircraft leasing business. Avolon Capital Partners with Wells Fargo to build a US$500m aircraft portfolio.
Avolon lists on the NYSE with a market cap of US$1.6bn; then the largest ever listing on the NYSE by an Irish founded company.
Bohai Leasing acquires Avolon for US$7.6bn, a 55% premium to the IPO price, delivering significant returns to shareholders.
Avolon announces intention to acquire the aircraft leasing business of CIT Group for US$10.4bn.
Avolon completes the acquisition of the aircraft leasing business CIT Group; and orders 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft valued at US$11 bn.
ORIX Corp acquires a 30% stake in Avolon from Bohai for US$2.2bn; and Avolon orders 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft valued at US$11.5 bn.
Avolon achieves Investment Grade status as Moody’s Investors Service upgrade Avolon’s corporate family and senior unsecured ratings to Baa3. Fitch Ratings and S&P Global Ratings follow suit to upgrade Avolon’s issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings to investment grade (both BBB-).
BORN IN DUBLIN
As one of the largest privately backed start-ups, Avolon was founded in 2010. Avolon’s vision is to build the world’s leading aircraft leasing platform. This vision is based on clear financial and operating principles, supported by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and culture, which empowers individuals to reach and exceed their potential.
Avolon CARE Days
At Avolon, our social responsibility takes its form through CARE. CARE enables our employees to take the lead in collaborating with local and international partners to promote innovation, social development, education and meaningful change in the world.READ MORE
Of aircraft are owned
by Irish-based vendors
Of world's leased aircraft
are managed from Ireland
Contributed to the local economy which
supports almost 5,000 direct and indirect jobs
Of world's airline fleet
expected to be leased by 2020
21 Sep 2021
GOL AND GRUPO COMPORTE ORDER 250 VA-X4 ZERO EMISSIONS AIRCRAFT FROM AVOLON
Partnership to create eVTOL ride sharing platform in Brazilread more
02 Sep 2021
AVOLON DELIVERS ONE AIRBUS A321neo to AMERICAN AIRLINES
16th Avolon aircraft on lease to American Airlinesread more
16 Aug 2021
AVOLON ANNOUNCES ACCEPTED AMOUNTS OF OLD NOTES AND PRICING TERMS OF NEW NOTES IN CONNECTION WITH ITS PRIVATE EXCHANGE OFFERS FOR 8 SERIES OF DEBT