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Aviation as an Investment

Investing in aviation can be a convoluted affair, and it is all too easy to be left confused. Whether you are investing in aviation for the first time or an established player in the market, we can help to cut through the complexities of the asset class to better understand investment opportunities for portfolio development, diversification and to meet strategic needs.

Our professional aviation team works tirelessly to provide the latest insight, advising on asset values and trends, industry cycles and how to best maintain the value of your investment to maximise returns.

Our advisory team of experienced analyst and ISTAT appraisers are available to help.

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Leasing and Managing Aircraft and Engines

We’re proud to work with most of the leading aircraft and engine leasing companies from around the world. Our vast depth of industry knowledge and experience means that we can advise and support our clients through the investment cycle, and offer support through every step in their journey. From fleet selection and portfolio development, risk assessments, managing the asset during the life of the lease to redelivery and remarketing.
Our analyst and technical teams work collaboratively to provide a full-service solution to all our customer base.

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Operating Airlines

We’re delighted to have worked with most of the global and regional airlines on a variety of aviation projects that span throughout the world. We provide project management support through additional resource, where and when this is needed for projects such as delivery and redelivery of aircraft, advising on operational efficiency, fleet selection and risk assessments. Our dedicated, knowledgeable and proactive team provide solutions to complex and challenging events to minimise waste and improve efficiency at every instance.

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Banks and other Financial Institutions

With our large team of award-winning ISTAT qualified appraisers and over 30 years of proprietary data, we are a leading player in the valuations market. Working globally, we offer independent and impartial opinions and advice on the value of a range of asset types; including aircraft, engines, helicopters, freighters/air-cargo, landing slots and spares. It is our hard work and dedication towards our audiences that allows us to far exceed our clients' expectations and requirements.
Our objective opinion supports the required security needed for loans, asset repossession, and commercial development and remarketing.

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Aviation Litigation for Lawyers

We take a resourceful approach to litigation support and dispute resolution, identifying thoughtful solutions that are tailored to our clients’ legal strategy.

Our access to over 30 years of proprietary aviation data, regular involvement in strategic M&A and aircraft management expertise affords us regular access to the typical areas of contention between parties. IBA assists clients directly or via their legal teams across many aspects ranging from insurance related settlement for aircraft damage or loss, to disputes between lessors and lessees – often at redelivery.

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MRO Support

We work globally to support the MRO community with research of aircraft historical performance, maintenance cost benchmarking and competitive analysis for all fixed and rotary wing aircraft.
Our depth and breadth of commercial aircraft and helicopter market data informs on market trends.
IBA uses proprietary data to support decisions surrounding acquisition, timing, transferral, maintenance and ultimately disposal of assets, be it to new operators, part-out or freighter conversions.

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"..Goshawk, and indeed Investec, could not have got to where it is today in aviation finance and leasing without the professional help, services and wise counsel of IBA and all its staff. We regard you as an essential partner in our path of growth, with a relationship that constantly grows and changes as both of our organisations do so..”
Andy Carlisle, Chief Technical Officer, Goshawk
"..IBA has been an integral part of the team involved in our ambitious drive for profitable growth. Their dedicated and professional advisory team has provided invaluable analysis, due diligence and commercial acumen to positively shape the direction of our investment decisions..”
David Phillips, Head of Investec Emerging Companies, Investec
"..IBA are the best aviation data and information firm out there, just love your market updates and webinars, you have a great team.."
Beth de Young, VP Business Development - Lease Customers at Zodiac Aerospace
“..A large part of Six West’s success to date has been our ability to capture, interpret and then manage the large amounts of data that surround global aircraft operations. We rely on IBA.iQ intelligence to provide the fleet data we need and it impresses us every week..”
Jason Williamson, Managing Partner, Six West
“..The assistance and guidance from IBA Group over the past 11 years since IGAF was launched has been invaluable. From releases, to redeliveries to repossessions, the professional service we have received from IBA has always been exemplary..”
Nick Cowney, Director, Investec Capital Asia Ltd

IBA Group

We are extremely proud to announce The Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China (COMAC, Chinese: 中国商用⻜机有限责任公司) has appointed IBA as the appraisal firm for its ARJ21 programme...

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