SkyWorks Recognized for “Overall Freighter Finance Deal of the Year” by Airline Economics

Greenwich, CT
January 29, 2018 -

SkyWorks Securities, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWorks Capital, LLC and a member of FINRA, acted as advisor to Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings in respect of the financing of 6 767-300ERFs that it is acquiring to operate for Amazon Fulfillment Services and which has received the Airline Economics award for 2017 Overall Freighter Finance Deal of the Year. This award represents a key achievement for Atlas. The transaction involved the private placement financing of six aircraft as part of a larger financing program for 20 767-300ER aircraft on which SkyWorks is advising Atlas.

The SkyWorks team which advised Atlas on the financing was led by Jeff Craine. “SkyWorks has been honored for the opportunity to work with Atlas over many years on a number of important aircraft fleet and financing related transactions, including this most recent transaction,” said Craine, Managing Director & Co-Founder of SkyWorks. Airline Economics is a print and online resource covering the latest news, analysis and exclusive interviews on aircraft financing transactions. The Airline Economics awards recognize significant transactions in the aviation finance industry.

About SkyWorks Holdings, LLC:

SkyWorks Holdings provides a full complement of asset management, investment banking, and management consulting services globally to the aviation industry through its subsidiaries SkyWorks Leasing and SkyWorks Capital. SkyWorks Leasing, which operates the firm’s Asset Management Group, is a leading independent aircraft remarketing firm and provides turnkey third-party portfolio asset management, remarketing, and technical advisory services for owners and operators of commercial aircraft. SkyWorks Capital, which operates the firm’s Investment Banking and Management Consulting Groups, is a premier aviation advisory and investment banking firm founded in 2002.

SkyWorks has performed services encompassing over 10% of the global commercial jet fleet. SkyWorks has advised on aircraft order campaigns for over 1,100 aircraft; arranged lease and debt financing of more than $20 Billion; performed asset management and servicing on over 150 aircraft with over 80 aircraft currently under management; remarketed and traded over 250 aircraft; undertaken portfolio and M&A related evaluations on over 2,600 aircraft; performed restructuring advisory in connection with more than 1,800 aircraft; and provided network and fleet planning advisory encompassing 300 aircraft.

SkyWorks operates globally with offices in Greenwich, CT., Dublin, and Singapore, and with senior team members located in additional regions around the world.

SkyWorks is headquartered at 283 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT. 06830, Tel. 203-983-6677.


Jeffrey S. Craine

Managing Director & Co-Founder

+1 (203) 983-6686