May 12, 2021
AerCap Holdings N.V. Shareholders Approve Acquisition of GE Capital Aviation Services
DUBLIN – Wednesday, May 12, 2021 - AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AER) today announced that its shareholders have approved the previously announced acquisition of GE Capital Aviation Services ("GECAS"), a General Electric business, at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held earlier today (the “Annual Meeting”).
The transaction remains subject to the receipt of necessary regulatory approvals and to the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.
All other proposals made to the shareholders at the Annual Meeting were approved.
AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing. AerCap serves approximately 200 customers in approximately 80 countries with comprehensive fleet solutions. AerCap is listed on the New York Stock Exchange (AER) and has its headquarters in Dublin with offices in Shannon, Los Angeles, Singapore, Amsterdam, Shanghai, Abu Dhabi, Seattle and Toulouse.
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