May 2015: Stratos was invited to speak at the Ascend Finance Forum which was held in Singapore on 13-14 May 2015.
November 2014: Stratos has been invited to speak at the 17th Annual Global Airfinance Conference which is being held in Dublin on 20th-22nd January 2015.
July 2014: Stratos is pleased to announce the addition of senior aviation banker Lourens Geldenhuys to its team. Lourens has been appointed as Project Director of Stratos, specialising in financial consulting and capital raising services. He will be responsible for expanding the company’s capabilities in providing comprehensive operational and financial solutions to airlines and investors.
March 2014: Stratos has released a White Paper on the effects the engine aftermarket is having on aircraft investors. Speednews and Airfinance Journal have published this paper, the summary is as follows: Over the past 30-40 years, independent engine servicers have enjoyed a carte blanche in disassembling and maintaining engines. This ‘free for all’ has resulted… Continue reading White Paper Published: Engine Aftermarket Affecting Investors
January 2014: Stratos was invited to speak at the 16th Annual Global Airfinance Conference which was held in Dublin from 21st – 23rd January 2014. The Conference is organised by Euromoney and is the largest aircraft financing event of the calendar: over 1,400 delegates attended this years event. You can download the presentation below.
November 2013: Stratos shuns aircraft investments for advisory roles. Newly launched Stratos is sidestepping the investment market for aviation assets and will focus its time on being an advisor to airlines dealing with ageing fleet issues and sourcing aircraft for investors.
19th November 2013: Fitzgerald sets up Stratos, a new Monaco-based aircraft leasing advisory boutique opened last week. Dickon Harris sits down with its managing director ahead of the launch to discuss the firm’s business model.
November 2013: Stratos will provide aircraft financial advisory, sourcing and lease-related services to airlines and investors. Monaco, 15th November 2013: Experienced aircraft financier, Gary Fitzgerald, today announced the launch of Stratos – a financial advisory boutique, specialising in aircraft leasing and financing. Stratos will also provide aircraft sourcing and lease-related services to airlines and investors.