Stratos adds Lourens Geldenhuys to its team - Stratos

Stratos adds Lourens Geldenhuys to its team

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.


White Paper Published: Engine Aftermarket Affecting Investors - Stratos

White Paper Published: Engine Aftermarket Affecting 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


Stratos presented at the Dublin Airfinance Conference - Stratos

Stratos presented at the Dublin Airfinance Conference

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.


Stratos in the Press: Flightglobal Interview - Stratos

Stratos in the Press: Flightglobal Interview

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.


Stratos in the Press: Airfinance Journal Interview - Stratos

Stratos in the Press: Airfinance Journal Interview

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.


Launch of Aircraft Financing Advisory Firm Stratos - Stratos

Launch of Aircraft Financing Advisory Firm Stratos

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.