Pattonair: Represented Pattonair, a Platinum Equity portfolio company, in the financing associated with its agreement to be combined with Wesco Aircraft.
dormakaba Group/Stanley Black & Decker: Represented dormakaba Group, as U.S. counsel, in its $725 million acquisition of Stanley Black & Decker’s Mechanical Security businesses.
Encompass/Surf Air: Represented Encompass Aviation in its sublease of all 12 of Surf Air’s PC-12NG aircraft and assumption of the company’s aircraft operations and management in California.
Extant Components/TransDigm Group: Represented Extant Components Group Holdings, a portfolio company of private equity firm Warburg Pincus, on the sale of Extant to TransDigm Group for $525 million.
Implant Sciences/L-3 Communications: Represented Implant Sciences in the $117.5 million sale of its explosives trace detection assets to L-3 Communications, a Section 363 bankruptcy sale, and in connection with its chapter 11 cases.
Mubadala: Advised Abu-Dhabi-based Mubadala on setting up its aerospace business, in particular in the acquisition of SR Technics from 3i and the creation of Sanad, an aircraft engine and rotables (spare parts) leasing business.
PAI Partners/ADB: Advised PAI Partners in its acquisition of ADB Airfield Solutions from Montagu Private Equity.
PAI Partners/ADB/Safegate: Represented PAI Partners and ADB Airfield Solutions in the acquisition of Safegate.
PAI Partners/ADB Safegate: Advised PAI Partners in the sale of ADB Safegate, a global airport performance solutions provider, to The Carlyle Group.
PAI Partners/WFCI: Advised PAI Partners in its acquisition alongside Baring Private Equity Asia of World Freight Company International from Greenbriar Equity Group.
Sanad: Advising Sanad, an aircraft engine and rotables (spare parts) leasing business, on its initial leasing transaction for Air Berlin Advised Sanad and SR Technics on developing an ICS offering (integrated component service) to participating airlines granting access to a spare parts pool financed by Sanad.
The Sterling Group/Destin Jet: Represented The Sterling Group in its acquisition of Destin Jet, a fixed-based operator (FBO, an airport-located business that provides support services to private aircraft), as the first FBO in its newly formed FBO network, Triumph FBO.
Thales Group/LiveTV: Represented Thales Group in its $400 million acquisition of LiveTV, the leading provider of live in-flight entertainment and connectivity systems for commercial airlines, from JetBlue Airways.
Waypoint Leasing: Represented consortium of investors in the formation and financing of Limerick, Ireland-based Waypoint Leasing, a helicopter leasing company that provides financing solutions to helicopter operators worldwide.