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Senior Executive Team Appointment at Stellwagen

DUBLIN - Stellwagen announces the appointment of Aengus Whelan to the company as Chief Commercial Officer. The appointment takes place with immediate effect. Aengus Whelan brings considerable aviation sector-experience to his new role. Previously he served as Managing Director and the head of trading with ALAFCO Aviation and Lease DAC for one year and prior to that, Aengus served as Executive Director of Aviation Finance at Standard Chartered Bank in Dublin specialising in operating and finance lease origination and the strategic sell down, remarketing and transitioning of Standard Chartered and third-party portfolios for over ten years. Before moving to Standard Chartered, he spent over eleven years working within various divisions of Pratt and Whitney LCE, ranging from maintenance planning and materials management at its overhaul shops; integrating CFM engines into P&W Service capabilities; to sales and marketing of P&W; and...

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Stellwagen Finance Receives 2017 Aircraft Finance Innovator of the Year Award from Global Transport Finance

DUBLIN - Stellwagen Finance Limited is delighted to announce that it has received the 2017 Aircraft Finance Innovator of the Year award from Global Transport Finance. This is the second year running that Stellwagen Finance has taken this award in recognition of its innovative and fresh approach to aircraft financing. During the year, Stellwagen Finance successfully closed a variety of transactions including full financing of an A380 on long-term operating lease to Emirates, capital markets PDP financing for a major lessor and commercial bank financing using a new lender for a Middle-Eastern lessor. Stellwagen Finance also originated and structured the first direct loans made by the Stellwagen Group directly to lessor customers secured on Airbus A321 and Boeing 737 aircraft. Marc Bourgade, CEO of Stellwagen Finance commented, “On behalf of Stellwagen Finance, I would like to dedicate this award to...

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Stellwagen To Lease Four Airbus C295 Aircraft to Humanitarian Assistance Organisation

DUBLIN - Stellwagen has signed an agreement to lease four Airbus C295 aircraft to DAC Aviation International, a premier humanitarian operator. DAC will commence humanitarian operations with two aircraft in Q1 2018 operating in Africa. This partnership allows the humanitarian missions to safely operate the new, multiple-use aircraft in austere African environments and immediately provide a new standard of relief services to people in peril. Seraph Aviation Management, the aviation asset management company of Stellwagen Group, headquartered in Dublin, Ireland will manage the aircraft.  In June 2017, Stellwagen Group signed a firm order for twelve Airbus C295 specialised cargo aircraft with an option to purchase additional aircraft. This was the first sale to a leasing company by Airbus Defence and Space. The Airbus/Stellwagen partnership was formed to commercialise the Airbus C295 aircraft across civil markets including humanitarian agencies, search and...

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