SkyWorks Recognized With Two Follow-on Deal of the Year Awards by Airfinance Journal and ishka

SkyWorks Securities, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWorks Capital, LLC and a member of FINRA, played a key role in advising Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in respect of the financing of 6 767-300ER freighters that it has acquired to operate for Amazon Fulfillment Services. The transaction has previously been recognized by Airline Economics and has subsequently has received the Airfinance Journal award for 2017 Innovative Deal of the Year and the ishka award for Best Commercial Bank Deal 2017. 

These awards represents a key achievement for Atlas. The transaction involved the private placement combined with a bank financing for six aircraft as part of a larger financing program for 22 767-300ER freighter aircraft on which SkyWorks is advising Atlas. 

The SkyWorks team which advised Atlas on the financing was led by Jeff Craine. “SkyWorks is honored for the further recognition it has received for this key transaction, and is honored for the opportunity to work with Atlas over many years on a number of important aircraft fleet and financing related transactions”, said Craine, Managing Director & Co-Founder of SkyWorks. 

Airfinance Journal and ishka each represent leading providers of information and insight to the global aviation finance industry, with the awards recognizing significant transactions in the aviation finance industry.  

About SkyWorks Holdings, LLC: 

SkyWorks Holdings provides a full complement of asset management, investment banking, and management consulting services globally to the aviation industry through its subsidiaries. SkyWorks Leasing, which operates the firm’s Asset Management Group, is a leading independent aircraft remarketing, asset management, and technical advisory firm serving owners and operators of commercial aircraft. SkyWorks Capital, which operates the firm’s Investment Banking and Management Consulting Groups, is a premier aviation advisory and investment banking firm with key activities including aircraft order campaigns, arrangement of lease and debt financing, M&A related aircraft evaluations, restructuring advisory services, and network and fleet planning. SkyWorks’ services have encompassed over 10% of the global commercial jet fleet. 

SkyWorks is headquartered at 283 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT. 06830, Tel. 203-983-6677.


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