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Jet Aviation to acquire Hawker Pacific for US$250m

Business aviation services company Jet Aviation has entered into a binding agreement to acquire integrated aviation solutions provider Hawker Pacific for US$250m.

Hawker Pacific operates in integrated civil and military aerospace sales and product support in the Asia Pacific and Middle East, working in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, China and the United Arab Emirates. It supports a wide range of fixed wing aircraft and helicopters for corporate, charter, defense and special mission operators.

Rob Smith, president of Jet Aviation, commented, “The acquisition of Hawker Pacific represents a significant step in expanding our footprint, capability and customer offer across Asia Pacific and the Middle East.

“Hawker Pacific has a wide range of services including civil MRO, fleet services, FBO network and aircraft sales, enabling Jet Aviation to further expand its current portfolio, enter new markets, and reinforce the company’s position as one of the world’s leading business aviation service providers.”

Alan Smith, CEO of Hawker Pacific, added, “We believe the company’s acquisition by Jet Aviation represents an excellent outcome for Hawker Pacific’s investors, employees and customers.

“It builds on our strong values and passion for exceeding our customer’s expectations and I, on behalf of the management, am confident that the combination of the two companies will create a clear leader in the aviation space.”

Completion of the transaction is subject to customary closing conditions.

April 12, 2018

Written by Kirstie Pickering


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