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20 Jul 2022

Aviado is engaged by a large multinational private equity group to support airline M&A activity

Aviado has been engaged by a multi-national and pan-regional large private equity investments group to support the client in their ambitions to acquire airlines and airports.

This initial engagement includes the following
- Market assessment
- Competition analysis
- Business Operating Model
- Strategic platform development
- Commercial strategy and detailed plan
- Operations plan
- Human resources plan
- Network and fleet planning
- Partnerships and alliances review and analysis
- Loyalty programme analysis
- MRO strategy and plan
- Ground handling strategy and plan
- Catering strategy and plan
- Executive coaching

With a mandate to develop the business plan for the acquisition of the airline, Aviado Partners deployed a senior team of experts who have worked in industry having held roles including CEO, CCO, CMO, COO, CRO, head of Network, head of Revenue Management, head of Operations and many others. The engagement is led by Aviado's Managing Director Shakeel Adam and includes team members from the Germany, Canada, Italy, the UK, and Brazil.

Once completed, Aviado will support the transaction closing process and is expected to lead the transition and post-deal turnaround and restructuring of the airline.

About Aviado Partners Advisory Services GmbH

Aviado Partners Advisory Services GmbH is a specialist management consulting firm providing objective, independent and evidence-based analysis, advice and implementation support to airlines, airports, rail operators, hotels and other transportation related companies around the world. The firm advises management, boards, investors, governments, leasing companies and other stakeholders across all the key commercial and strategy issues. Aviado Partners' team members and associates have worked with leading international full service and low cost airlines, global consulting firms, financial institutions and manufacturers both as members of senior management as well as an airline consultant. The Partners and Associates have led or had significant involvement in numerous merger, acquisition, restructuring, start-up, aircraft selection and performance improvement assignments in Asia, the United States, Canada, South America, Russia & the CIS, Africa and the Middle East.

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About the Client

The Client is a pan regional investment fund. The acquisition target is an iconic brand airline

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