AerCap Holdings N.V., an independent aircraft leasing company, engages in leasing, financing, selling, and managing commercial aircraft and engines worldwide. Aircraft Portfolio As of December 31, 2014, the company owned 1,132 aircraft, excluding 3 aircraft that were owned by the company’s subsidiary, AeroTurbine, Inc. (AeroTurbine); managed 147 aircraft, including those owned and on order by AerDragon; had 380 new aircraft on order, including 205 A320neo family aircraft, 66 Boeing 787 aircraft, 50 Embraer E-Jets E2 aircraft, 29 A350 aircraft, 25 Boeing 737 aircraft, 4 A321 aircraft, and 1 A330 aircraft, excluding 5 Boeing purchase rights. As of December 31, 2014, the company’s owned and managed aircraft were leased to approximately 200 commercial airline and cargo operator customers in approximately 90 countries. The company is one of the primary customers of Airbus (Airbus S.A.S.) and Boeing (The Boeing Company) measured by deliveries of aircraft through 2014. The company is one of the primary purchasers of engines from each of CFM International, GE Aviation, International Aero Engines, Pratt & Whitney, and Rolls-Royce. Aircraft Services The company provides aircraft asset management and corporate services to securitization vehicles, joint ventures, and other third parties. As of December 31, 2014, the company had aircraft management and administration and cash management service contracts with 16 parties covering approximately 241 aircraft. The company categorizes its aircraft services into aircraft asset management, administrative services, and cash management services. The company’s primary aircraft asset management activities include remarketing aircraft; collecting rental and maintenance payments, monitoring aircraft maintenance, monitoring and enforcing contract compliance, and accepting delivery and redelivery of aircraft; conducting ongoing lessee financial performance reviews; periodically inspecting the leased aircraft; coordinating technical modifications to aircraft to meet new lessee requirements; conducting restructurings negotiations in connection with lease defaults; repossessing aircraft; arranging and monitoring insurance coverage; registering and de-registering aircraft; arranging for aircraft and aircraft engine valuations; and providing market research. The company provides cash management and administrative services to securitization vehicles and joint ventures. Cash management services consist of treasury services, such as the financing, refinancing, hedging, and ongoing cash management of these vehicles. The company’s administrative services consist primarily of accounting and secretarial services, including the preparation of budgets and financial statements, and liaising with, in the case of securitization vehicles, the rating agencies. Engine, Parts and Supply Chain Solutions The company, through AeroTurbine, provides engine leasing; certified aircraft engines, airframes, and engine parts; and supplies chain solutions, as well as possesses the capabilities to disassemble aircraft and engines into parts. AeroTurbine also sells airframe parts primarily to airlines, maintenance, repair and overhaul service providers, and aircraft parts distributors. Airframe parts comprise a range of aircraft sub-component groups, including avionics, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, auxiliary power units, landing gear, interiors, flight control surfaces, windows and panels. AeroTurbine also provides maintenance, repair, and overhaul services for select customers in North America. Additionally, the company could provide a differentiated fleet management product and service offering to its airline customers by providing them with an integrated value proposition as they transition out aging aircraft. Business Strategy The company’s business strategy is to manage the profitability of its aircraft portfolio by selectively purchasing aircraft directly from manufacturers; entering into sale-leaseback transactions with aircraft operators; using its global customer relationships to obtain favorable lease terms for aircraft and improving aircraft utilization; maintaining various sources of global funding; optimizing its portfolio by selling select aircraft; and providing management services to securitization vehicles, its joint ventures and other aircraft owners at limited incremental cost to the company. The company’s business strategy is also to efficiently manage its liquidity; manage its aircraft portfolio; maintain a diversified and satisfied customer base; and International Lease Finance Corporation integration. Trademarks The company has registered the ‘AerCap’ name with WIPO International (Madrid) Registry and the Benelux-Merkenbureau. The ‘AerCap’ trademark has been registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The ‘ILFC’ trademark has been registered with WIPO International (Madrid) Registry and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. The ‘AT’ trademark has been registered with WIPO International (Madrid) Registry and the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Competition The company’s primary competitor is GECAS Limited. History AerCap Holdings N.V. was founded in 1995.
aercap holdings nv (R1D:Berlin)
Amsterdam, 1117 CE
Phone: 31 20 655 9655
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