Business Sectors
ACA has brought together a team of highly successful executives skilled in different disciplines who have worked for firms across the aerospace and aviation sector, from airlines and airports to manufacturers and financial firms. This gives ACA deep insight and understanding, often based on direct hands-on experience of senior managers, in most sectors of commercial aerospace and aviation. Click on a specific area of interest to explore the expertise that ACA has to offer to different sectors.

Financial Institutions

ACA uses its knowledge and expertise in the various sectors of the aerospace industry to support the financial community in due diligence reviews prior to making investments. The same talent and techniques are also used to assist financial clients in solving problems that arise after an investment is made, in providing asset valuations, and in providing litigation support.

Relevant Engagements

  • Due diligence for a parts manufacture being acquired including forecasting industry demand worldwide.
  • Provided due diligence support in a number of leveraged transactions.
  • Advised banks and insurance companies on distressed investments.
  • Provided advice to private equity funds, banks, and aircraft management companies with "state-of-the-industry" reports and forecasts of aircraft values.
  • Created a business plan for a ground support equipment leasing company and an air cargo container leasing company.
  • Provided a major financial institution with a study on the commercial flight training business, including identification of the major participants/competitors and a demand forecast.
  • Advised a major financial institution on the prospects for the aircraft parts business and the likely impact of the Internet on the industry.
  • Prepared reports on Asian, European, and North and South American airlines for financial institutions as independent support for an aircraft-backed financing.
  • Due diligence review of start-up airlines in Africa, Latin America, and the United States for financial institutions.