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Corporate Profile

SKY Leasing ("SKY") is a premier aircraft leasing asset manager headquartered with offices in Dublin, Ireland and San Francisco. As a full-service leasing platform, SKY leverages its experience, global networks, industry insights and managerial talent to acquire and lease current and young mid-life aircraft. SKY’s corporate mission is to be a leading capital provider to airlines globally.

The company's team of industry professionals, including Executive Chairman Rich Wiley and CEO Austin Wiley, have developed extensive relationships in the international airline community by leasing aircraft to over 200 airline customers globally and executing more than 600 aircraft transactions valued at over $20 billion. Rich and his previous management teams co-founded industry leading aircraft lessors including Pegasus Aviation Finance Company ("PAFCO"), which was established in 2004 and sold to AWAS in 2007 Jackson Square Aviation ("JSA"), which was established in 2010 and sold to Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance Company ("MUL") in 2012, and Sky Aviation Leasing international Limited ("SALI"), which was established in 2015 and sold to Goshawk Aviation Limited ("Goshawk") in 2018.

In October 2019, SKY launched its’ first dedicated aircraft fund, raising $300M of equity from limited partners to invest in new and young midlife aircraft.

Company Strengths

Management Expertise

  • 100+

    Years combined commercial aircraft leasing and asset management experience.

  • $20B

    In aircraft transactions.

  • $1.5B

    Equity capital raised from private equity, pensions and institutional capital.

  • 4 Decades

    Proven track-record of success through multiple industry cycles.

Global Reach

  • 200+ Airlines

    in 50 Countries

  • 50+ Banks

    and Institutions

  • ALL Major Aircraft

    and Engine Manufacturers

Value Generation

  • Demonstrated Ability

    Originating portfolios of aircraft and achieving above-market returns for shareholders.

  • Innovative Financing Solutions

    Assisting airlines in solving their fleet planning and capital structure needs.

  • Long-Term Vision

    With extensive risk management skills.