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An $18 Billion Distressed Fund Bets on Fresh Aviation Disruption

  • SVPGlobal expands operations across the aviation supply chain
  • Founder Victor Khosla eyes full-service aircraft management
Flight information boards display cancelled flights in the departures hall at Terminal 1 of Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt, Germany, on, July 27.

Flight information boards display cancelled flights in the departures hall at Terminal 1 of Frankfurt Airport in Frankfurt, Germany, on, July 27.

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One of the biggest names in distressed investing is poised to expand its bet on the aviation industry as fresh chaos hits airlines around the world. 

After spending $2.5 billion on aircraft-related investments in the past 18 months, SVPGlobal is increasing its team of specialists to seek out more deals in the sector and to expand operations across the supply chain, according to founder Victor Khosla.