September 2020: Stratos today announced the addition of three senior industry professionals to its team: David Goring-Thomas joins as Senior Advisor on various strategic initiatives, Paul Goodfellow as Head of Risk & Restructuring and Jamie Carter as Marketing Director. David Goring-Thomas has more than 30 years’ experience in Aviation Finance, including over 20 years at
June 2020: Stratos has moved office to cater for its expanding presence in aircraft lease management and financing. Our team of six people based in Monaco are now located at 23 Boulevard Albert 1er, 98000 Monaco. Stratos has additional offices in Shannon, Ireland and Tokyo, Japan and team members based in various other jurisdictions around
April 2020: The Covid-19 crisis is causing substantial disruption to the operations of several of Stratos’ airline clients. Stratos and our investors continue to support our clients through these extremely challenging times for all air carriers. In respect of the JOLAir ABS, we have been providing periodic investor updates via our secured ABS portal so
November 2019: JOL Air-2019-01 won the Asia Pacific Overall Deal of the Year Award at the 6th Airline Economics Aviation 100 Asia Pacific Awards in Hong Kong. For its inaugural securitisation, Stratos arranged the acquisition and novation of the aircraft, the debt bridge funding, the warehouse loan, the ABS issuance and acts as servicer. JP
Monaco, 30 May 2019 | Stratos, the global aircraft investment specialist, has closed the inaugural ABS featuring securitised debt, with equity sourced from the Japanese Operating Lease (“JOL”) market.
March 2019: Stratos has been invited to speak at the 8th Airfinance Journal Japan Conference 2019 which is being held in Tokyo on 11th-12th April 2019. Stratos will be presenting on the JOL panel during the first day of the conference. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to arrange a meeting during this
November 2018: Stratos recently arranged the acquisition, financing and delivery of two Airbus widebodies leased to Asian flag carriers which has increased the size of its managed portfolio to 14 aircraft worth over $1bn.
October 2018: Stratos was invited by Ishka Global to debate against the motion “This house believes the ABS market is showing signs of stress & overheating” at its New York Aviation Conference which was held on 16th October 2018.
May 2018: Stratos was invited by Norton Rose Fulbright to speak at its London Aviation Summit which was held on 22 May 2018.
May 2018: Stratos has expanded its presence in a key aircraft leasing market by opening its Irish office in Shannon. Stratos has transferred the management of its $1bn portfolio of aircraft to Ireland which is run by its Lease Manager Mike O Hurley based at Rineanna House (formerly GPA headquarters). Stratos is a leading independent