March 28, 2019
AerCap Raises $1 Billion of Unsecured Bonds
DUBLIN - AerCap Holdings N.V. (“AerCap” or the “Company”) (NYSE: AER) issued $1 billion of unsecured bonds on March 27, 2019. The first $500 million with a 5 year tenor had a yield to maturity of 3.965%. The second $500 million with a 7 year tenor had a yield to maturity of 4.472%. The Company received in excess of $4 billion of orders from over 150 institutions globally.
AerCap CEO Aengus Kelly commented, “We appreciate the strong and continuing support for AerCap across the fixed income community, as demonstrated today by the significant oversubscription for this offering. These proceeds further strengthen our committed liquidity for funding throughout 2019. We will continue to run the business for the long-term and we thank our financing partners for their ongoing confidence in AerCap.”
AerCap is the global leader in aircraft leasing with, as of December 31, 2018, 1,421 owned, managed or on order aircraft in its portfolio. AerCap has one of the most attractive order books in the industry. 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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Joseph McGinley +353 1 418 0428
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Vice President Corporate Communications