International legal practice Osborne Clarke has advised the management team of AerFin on AerFin Holdings' acquisition by CataCap from US-based CarVal Investors in partnership with management.

CataCap will become the majority shareholder in the group, which is expected to generate revenues of approximately DKK 780 million and an operating profit of approximately DKK 115 million in the current financial year. Together with Founder & CEO Bob James and the management team, CataCap will strengthen the business and make it ready for further international expansion.

AerFin is a leading global specialist in providing cost-saving aftermarket support solutions to the aviation industry. Led by an experienced team of aviation experts, they offer completely bespoke services ranging from whole aircraft and engine sale or lease, through to tailored flight-hour component support solutions based upon used serviceable material.

AerFin has managed to gain high growth by extending life of aircraft parts enabling cost-effective solutions for airlines combined with preserving environment re-cycling of parts. This category is growing significantly as focus on cost and impact on the environment growth within the airline sector.

The Osborne Clarke team was led by Partners David Ferris, Alisdair Livingstone and Simon Spooner supported by Senior Associate James Taylor.

Osborne Clarke’s Corporate team is considered a go-to practice for many companies in the transport and automotive sector, working with global businesses to fast-growth start-ups and market challengers. The team advises at every stage of company development across all corporate issues, from equity and debt fundraisings to M&A, IPOs and JVs.

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