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Carlyle Aviation Partners Affiliate to Buy AMCK Aviation’s Portfolio of Aircraft

December 23, 2021

NEW YORK and DUBLIN – Global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) announced today that Maverick Aviation Partnership LP (“Maverick”), an investment vehicle managed by Carlyle Aviation Partners, has signed an agreement to acquire AMCK Aviation’s (“AMCK”) portfolio of aircraft. Through the transaction, Maverick will acquire 125 primarily narrowbody aircraft and an order book of 20 A320/321 neo aircraft. The total appraised value of the existing fleet is in excess of $4 billion, not including the order book.

Carlyle Aviation Completes Acquisition of Fly Leasing

August 2, 2021

DUBLIN, Ireland and NEW YORK– Global investment firm Carlyle (NASDAQ: CG) and Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY) (“FLY”) announced today that an affiliate of Carlyle Aviation Partners (“Carlyle Aviation”) completed its previously announced acquisition of FLY. Carlyle Aviation is the commercial aviation investment and servicing arm within Carlyle’s $61 billion Global Credit platform. The closing of the transaction follows the receipt of regulatory approval from all government authorities required by the merger agreement and approval by FLY’s shareholders.

Carlyle Aviation Partners to Acquire Fly Leasing for $17.05 Per Share

March 29, 2021

New York, NY – Global investment firm The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) announced today that an affiliate of Carlyle Aviation Partners, the commercial aviation investment and servicing arm of Carlyle’s $56 billion Global Credit platform, has signed an agreement to acquire Fly Leasing Limited (NYSE: FLY), a global leader in aircraft leasing. Under the terms of the agreement, FLY shareholders will receive $17.05 per share in cash, representing a total valuation of approximately $520 million. The total enterprise value of the transaction is approximately $2.36 billion.


Platinum Player Gains Scale February 17, 2022

Bill Hoffman and Robert Korn speak to Airline Economics as Carlyle Aviation enters its 20th year in operation.

The Future of Commercial Aircraft Demand: A Fireside Chat with Robert Korn February 16, 2022

Douglas Harned of Alliance Bernstein speaks with Robert Korn in a webinar about the future of commercial aircraft demand. David Vernon also participates.

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KPMG's Joe O'Mara Interviews Robert Korn February 23, 2021

Joe O’Mara, KPMG’s Head of Aviation Finance, speaks to Robert Korn, Co-Founder and President of Carlyle Aviation. The interview was produced in Partnership with Airline Economics as part of the Aviation Industry Leaders Report 2021.

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