Aircraft lessor SMBC completes $6.7 billion purchase of rival Goshawk
DUBLIN : SMBC Aviation Capital has completed its purchase of smaller rival Goshawk Aviation in a deal that creates the world’s second largest aircraft lessor by number of aircraft, SMBC said on Wednesday.
The purchase of Goshawk for an enterprise value of $6.7 billion was announced in May. It creates a lessor with a portfolio of 700 owned and managed aircraft with orders from Boeing and Airbus for 240 more, SMBC said.
(Writing by Conor Humphries; Editing by Mark Potter)