SkyWorks Holdings Partner & Head of Investment Banking Jeff Craine participated in a virtual conference hosted by Embraer on January 20, 2021 entitled “The Right Time for Right-Sizing.” Mr. Craine was part of a panel discussion on “Creating a Resilient Path Ahead” with moderator Ron Baur, Senior Vice President Global Leasing and Strategy at Embraer Commercial Aviation and fellow panelists Paul O’Callaghan, Executive Vice President at Aircastle Limited; John Evans, Chief Executive Officer at Azorra Aviation; Mark Hughes, Chief Commercial Officer at Falko; and Jim Murphy, Chief Commercial Officer at Nordic Aviation Capital that discussed the short-term and long-term impact of COVID-19 on the global aviation industry, prospects for recovery emerging with the global rollout of COVID vaccines, the outlook for leisure and business operators, the current roadblocks hampering inspections and deliveries of aircraft, the shift to E-Jets to provide flexibility and lower trip costs for regional operators, the benefits of the unique Embraer-dedicated MRO, supply and demand dynamics of the E-Jet market, and the data asymmetry due to a less robust secondary market, which negatively impacts appraised values in the E-Jet sector. Watch the panel discussion here.
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SkyWorks provides a full complement of leasing, investment banking and advisory services exclusively dedicated to commercial aviation. We specialize in aircraft lease origination and provide a full set of aircraft and lease management services for airlines and investors. SkyWorks is also a premier advisory and investment banking firm with key activities including financing arrangement, order campaigns, restructuring advisory, and network and fleet advisory. Our track record encompasses over 10% of the global commercial aircraft fleet.
SkyWorks operates globally with offices in Greenwich, CT., Dublin, and Singapore, with headquarters located at 283 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich CT. 06830, Tel. +1 (203) 983-6677. www.skyworks.aero
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