SKY Leasing Closes $600 Million Warehouse Facility

Dublin, Ireland – January 30, 2020 – –SKY Leasing, a full-service aircraft leasing company with offices in Dublin, Ireland and San Francisco, CA, announced the closing of a $600 million warehouse debt financing facility (the “Facility”) for Sky Fund I Irish Ltd. (the “Fund”).

“The Facility will be the Fund’s core financing vehicle and will support our growth initiatives for 2020. It demonstrates to the market that we have the ability to efficiently close large-scale sale-leasebacks and portfolio transactions,” said Austin Wiley, CEO of SKY Leasing. “We are delighted to work with such a strong syndicate of leading aviation lenders, many of which have previously supported our management team.”

MUFG Bank Ltd. and Citibank, N.A. acted as co-structuring agents and joint lead arrangers. Bank of America N.A., Morgan Stanley Bank N.A., and Natixis S.A. acted as joint lead arrangers.

About SKY Leasing

SKY Leasing (“SKY”) is a premier aircraft leasing asset manager with offices in Dublin, Ireland and San Francisco, California. It was founded in 2019, in partnership with M&G Investments which acquired a stake in the business and invested $300 million of equity in its first fund. As a full service leasing platform, SKY leverages its experience, global network, industry insights and managerial talent to acquire and lease new and young mid-life aircraft. SKY’s corporate mission is to be a leading capital provider to airlines globally for sale and leaseback transactions.

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