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Waypoint Leasing Delivers H145 to Andes Air in Support of Mining Operations in Peru

Waypoint Leasing Delivers H145 to Andes Air in Support of Mining Operations in Peru

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has delivered an H145 on lease to Servicios Aéreos de los Andes (“Andes Air”), a leading Peruvian helicopter operator. Waypoint’s H145 will be the first variant of its type to operate in Latin America and will support MMG/Las Bambas’… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 17-Feb-17

Waypoint Leasing Sees Evidence of Market Recovery with Improved Demand for Helicopters

Waypoint Leasing Sees Evidence of Market Recovery with Improved Demand for Helicopters

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today published its ‘January 2017 Oil Report,’ which reflects positive fundamental shifts in the market.  Link to this report can be found here: oil report link. Ian Gurekian, Chief Risk Officer of Waypoint said, “As highlighted in our recent Oil Report, sentiment shifted… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 06-Feb-17

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Waypoint sees market recovery with Improved demand for helicopters

Waypoint sees market recovery with Improved demand for helicopters

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today published its ‘January 2017 Oil Report,’ which reflects positive fundamental shifts in the market. Ian Gurekian, Chief Risk Officer of Waypoint said, “As highlighted in our recent Oil Report, sentiment shifted in the oil and gas market in the fourth quarter of… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 30-Jan-17

Waypoint leases Airbus H225 to GHS for ops in Africa

Waypoint leases Airbus H225 to GHS for ops in Africa

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has agreed to lease one Airbus H225 helicopter to Global Helicopter Service GmbH (“GHS”), a German operator with a strong presence in Africa, for utility and humanitarian support missions. Con Barber, Director of Middle East & Africa Sales and… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 13-Jan-17

China – Skyway orders Bucher EMS interior for H135

China – Skyway orders Bucher EMS interior for H135

During Zhuai Air Show in Shanghai, on November 2nd, 2016, Skyway General Aviation Co. Ltd signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters, Bucher Leichtbau AG and Waypoint Leasing Co. Ltd for one H135 HEMS. After extensive research, Skyway decided to develop the air rescue market together with local government, insurance companies and hospitals starting operation first… Read more »

Source: Bucher, 03-Jan-17

Waypoint Leasing Places AW139 on Lease to Heliconia

Waypoint Leasing Places AW139 on Lease to Heliconia

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has agreed a lease with Heliconia Group (“Heliconia”), a regional provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, for one Leonardo AW139 helicopter previously operated by CHC, which will go on lease to support of oil and gas operations… Read more »

Source: MorWaypoint Leasing, 21-Oct-16

Waypoint tries to scupper CHC marriage to Milestone

Waypoint tries to scupper CHC marriage to Milestone

In Helitech 2016: Shaking Up the Offshore Helicopter Business I commented that: “some lessors are definitely not welcoming the recently announced Milestone (part of GE) relationship with CHC…have no doubt that the position is pretty dire for those lessors focused on heavy aircraft in the offshore oil and gas market and those with CHC exposure… Read more »

Source: Allan Blake, 17-Oct-16

Waypoint Leasing Places AW139 on Lease with HNZ

Waypoint Leasing Places AW139 on Lease with HNZ

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed a lease agreement with HNZ Group (“HNZ”), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, for one Leonardo AW139 helicopter previously operated by CHC, which will go on long-term lease in support of oil and… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 13-Oct-16

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Waypoint leases AS350B3 to Calquin Helicopters in Chile

Waypoint leases AS350B3 to Calquin Helicopters in Chile

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed a lease agreement with Calquin Helicopters S.A. (“Calquin”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Grupo FAASA (“FAASA”), for one Airbus AS350 B3 helicopter, which will transition from firefighting operations in Europe to high altitude utility missions in the… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 30-Aug-16

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Waypoint leases pre-owned AW139 to Canadian EMS operator

Waypoint leases pre-owned AW139 to Canadian EMS operator

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has acquired a pre-owned AW139 in EMS configuration on the open market and placed it on long-term lease to Ornge in support of EMS operations in Ontario, Canada. The aircraft is additional to Waypoint’s current AW139 fleet and order… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 30-Aug-16

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Waypoint places two ex-CHC AW139s in Africa and Asia

Waypoint places two ex-CHC AW139s in Africa and Asia

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it will place two AW139 helicopters with new customers in Africa and Asia, respectively. The aircraft are currently being returned from CHC and will be re-deployed with the new customers in support of oil and gas operations. Waypoint also announced… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 03-Aug-16

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Waypoint confirmed as lessor of VNH South AW189

Waypoint confirmed as lessor of VNH South AW189

The following press release from Waypoint follows this story from VNH South which we ran last week Waypoint Leasing announced that it has closed a lease agreement with Southern Vietnam Helicopter Company (“VNH South”), for one AW189 helicopter, which will support Premier Oil offshore operations from Vung Tau, Vietnam. Philip Stransky, Waypoint’s Vice President, Sales… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 12-Jul-16

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Waypoint places two new S-92s

Waypoint places two new S-92s

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has placed two new Sikorsky S-92s on lease with a global helicopter operator. Waypoint also announced today that it has successfully re-leased 16 aircraft with legacy operators, further demonstrating continued global demand for certain medium and heavy aircraft. Clark… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 24-Jun-16

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Waypoint increases revolving credit facility by $37M

Waypoint increases revolving credit facility by $37M

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), today announced that it has closed a revolving credit facility led by the Specialty Finance Lending unit of KeyBank, N.A. This facility provides additional revolving capacity to increase Waypoint’s total revolving credit facility commitments by $37 million to $575 million.  The company will use the proceeds of this transaction to… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 11-May-16

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Waypoint closes $100 million term loan facility

Waypoint closes $100 million term loan facility

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited has closed on a $100 million term loan facility led by Lombard North Central Plc. The facility has a maturity of approximately six years and provides for USD, EUR and GBP funding capacity on a delayed draw basis. The company will use the proceeds of this transaction to refinance certain aircraft… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 19-Apr-16

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DRF completes sale and leaseback of two EC135s with Waypoint

DRF completes sale and leaseback of two EC135s with Waypoint

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed a multi-aircraft agreement with DRF Luftrettung (“DRF”), one of the largest non-profit air rescue services in Germany, for the purchase and leaseback of two Airbus H135P2 helicopters. Both helicopters will operate in Germany, supporting civilian emergency medical… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 06-Mar-16

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Waypoint Leasing Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Helicopter Assets

Waypoint Leasing Surpasses $1.5 Billion in Helicopter Assets

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced at Helicopter Association International’s Heli-Expo that the company has officially surpassed $1.5 billion in total helicopter assets. Waypoint’s fleet, comprised of a diverse mix of assets ranging from light-twin to heavy helicopters, now includes more than 120 aircraft. Additionally, Waypoint has… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 04-Mar-16

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Bristow sells three AW139s to Waypoint on leaseback

Bristow sells three AW139s to Waypoint on leaseback

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed a multi-aircraft agreement with Bristow Group Inc. (“Bristow”) for the purchase and leaseback of three AgustaWestland AW139 helicopters. All three helicopters will operate offshore in crew change and limited Search and Rescue roles, on long-term contract in… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 01-Mar-16

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Waypoint to open offices in Australia and South Africa

Waypoint to open offices in Australia and South Africa

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced the opening of two new regional offices, covering the company’s operations in Australia and Africa/The Middle East, respectively. Waypoint’s Australia office, located in Brisbane, will be launched in April 2016 and led by Waypoint executive Chris Wakefield. Establishing the office will… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 16-Feb-16

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Omni does sale and leaseback deal with Waypoint

Omni does sale and leaseback deal with Waypoint

Waypoint Leasing have announced that they have closed on a multi-aircraft agreement with Omni Helicopters International S.A. (“OHI”), a strategic partnership between Stirling Square Capital Partners and Omni Group.  The aircraft are operating for Omni Taxi Aereo (OTA), Brazil’s largest helicopter service operator to the offshore industry by fleet size.   All aircraft operate in support… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 15-Dec-15

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Waypoint Leasing Expands Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility

Waypoint Leasing Expands Unsecured Revolving Credit Facility

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has expanded and extended its unsecured revolving credit facility through the addition of Deutsche Bank AG and Goldman Sachs Bank USA as lenders to the existing co-leads, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Inc. and MUFG Union Bank, N.A. The company will use the… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 22-Oct-15

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Waypoint to acquire 18 AgustaWestland helicopters

Waypoint to acquire 18 AgustaWestland helicopters

AgustaWestland announced today that Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, has agreed to acquire an additional 18 helicopters from the AW Family, including the AW169 light intermediate, AW139 intermediate and AW189 super medium twin types. The aircraft are expected to be delivered from 2016 through 2019 and will operate… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 08-Oct-15

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Waypoint to acquire 20 Airbus H135

Waypoint to acquire 20 Airbus H135

Airbus Helicopters and Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited, the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced today that Waypoint has agreed to acquire up to 20 Airbus H135 aircraft over the next three years. Waypoint is the first lessor to acquire and lease the H135, and currently owns 25 Airbus aircraft in its global fleet. The… Read more »

Source: Airbus, 08-Oct-15

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Pacific Helicopters leases EC145 from Waypoint

Pacific Helicopters leases EC145 from Waypoint

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, announced that it has placed the first of its Airbus H145 orders on lease with Pacific Helicopters Ltd. (“Pacific”), a leading provider of helicopter services in Papua New Guinea and throughout the Asia-Pacific region. Ed Washecka, CEO of Waypoint Leasing, said, “This transaction… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 29-Sep-15

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Waypoint Leasing Closes $200 Million Inaugural Capital Markets Financing

Waypoint Leasing Closes $200 Million Inaugural Capital Markets Financing

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed on the private placement of US$200 million of senior secured notes, representing Waypoint’s inaugural capital markets financing. The senior secured notes have a maturity of seven years, split across three tranches, providing for both USD and EUR funding capacity… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 09-Sep-15

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Waypoint Leasing to open Rio de Janeiro office in January

Waypoint Leasing to open Rio de Janeiro office in January

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint Leasing”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced the opening of its Latin American office in January 2016, which will be headed by Waypoint Leasing executive, Steffen Bay.  Waypoint Leasing’s Latin American office, which will be located in Rio de Janeiro, will further bolster the firm’s presence across… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 13-Aug-15

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Lider does sale and leaseback on S92 with Waypoint Leasing

Lider does sale and leaseback on S92 with Waypoint Leasing

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent helicopter lessor, announced that it has closed its second transaction with Lider Taxi Aereo S/A (“Lider”), the leading provider of helicopter services to the Brazilian offshore energy industry. The transaction included the purchase and leaseback of a Sikorsky S-92 helicopter, which will operate in support of offshore… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 11-Aug-15

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Offshore Helicopter Leasing – an Existential Risk?

Offshore Helicopter Leasing – an Existential Risk?

The recent announcement by the Bristow Group that 130 jobs are at risk in the UK Sector of the North Sea is an ugly enough headline for an industry that, up until 12 months ago, couldn’t get enough pilots to fill helicopter cockpits around the world. But underlying that announcement, the structural effects on the… Read more »

Source: Nova Systems, 28-Jul-15

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Waypoint does S76/AW139 lease deal with Titan Helicopters

Waypoint does S76/AW139 lease deal with Titan Helicopters

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached a lease agreement for two helicopters with Titan Helicopter Group (“Titan”), a leading provider of helicopter services with operations spanning South Africa, Namibia, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, Peru, Antarctica, Mozambique, India and the Ivory Coast. The AW139… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) LimitedTHG, 11-Jun-15

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Waypoint Leasing Surpasses 100 Aircraft Acquired and on Lease

Waypoint Leasing Surpasses 100 Aircraft Acquired and on Lease

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has acquired and placed on lease over 100 aircraft, less than 24 months since launch. Additionally, Waypoint raised a further $185 million in the first quarter of 2015 through the execution of three debt facilities, including the company’s first unsecured facility…. Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 21-Apr-15

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Waypoint Leasing opens Singapore office

Waypoint Leasing opens Singapore office

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced the opening of its Singapore office, which is headed by Waypoint executive Philip Stransky. Waypoint’s Singapore office will further bolster the firm’s presence across the Asia Pacific region, where it has already delivered nine aircraft to leading regional operators, including Bond… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 15-Apr-15

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Waypoint Leasing Closes $85 Million Term Loan Facility

Waypoint Leasing Closes $85 Million Term Loan Facility

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed on a five year US$85 million term loan facility led by Deutsche Bank AG. The company will use the proceeds to support its customers through the provision of further liquidity into the global helicopter market. Alan Jenkins, CFO of… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 26-Mar-15

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CHC Global Head of Aviation Financing to Join Waypoint

CHC Global Head of Aviation Financing to Join Waypoint

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that Clark McGinn, Global Head of Aviation Financing at CHC Leasing, will join Waypoint as Senior Vice President of Sales in the second quarter of 2015. Mr. McGinn will be responsible for leading the Company’s origination, sales and business development operations…. Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 04-Mar-15

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Waypoint Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase 20 Bell 525’s Plus Options

Waypoint Signs Letter of Intent to Purchase 20 Bell 525’s Plus Options

Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”) has signed a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire 20 Bell 525 Relentless helicopters with options for additional aircraft. Waypoint plans to provide the Bell 525 Relentless to operators servicing a wide range of missions, including oil and gas, emergency… Read more »

Source: Bell, 03-Mar-15

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Waypoint announces AW139/B412 Leasing Transaction with Caverton Helicopters

Waypoint announces AW139/B412 Leasing Transaction with Caverton Helicopters

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Caverton Helicopters Limited (“Caverton”), a leading provider of aviation and logistics services to local and international oil and gas companies in Nigeria, to lease one new AgustaWestland AW139 and one Bell 412EP, both of… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 26-Feb-15

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Waypoint buys ten Bell 206L and 407 from RLC on leaseback

Waypoint buys ten Bell 206L and 407 from RLC on leaseback

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), the largest independent global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed on a multi-aircraft agreement with RLC, the largest privately held helicopter operator in the Gulf of Mexico. The initial transaction includes the purchase and leaseback of 10 helicopters, including the Bell 407 and Bell 206L4, supporting near-shore… Read more »

Source: Waypoint, 11-Feb-15

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Lider sells two S76C++ to Waypoint, then leases them back

Lider sells two S76C++ to Waypoint, then leases them back

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed its first two aircraft under a multi-aircraft agreement reached with Lider Taxi Aereo S/A (“Lider”), the leading provider of helicopter services to the Brazilian offshore energy industry. The initial transaction included the purchase and leaseback of two Sikorsky… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 19-Dec-14

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Waypoint Leasing Closes 31 Aircraft Acquisition from First Reserve

Waypoint Leasing Closes 31 Aircraft Acquisition from First Reserve

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed the acquisition of a portfolio of 31 in-demand, new technology aircraft from First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy. The portfolio includes 18 AgustaWestland AW139s, 11 Sikorsky S-92s and two… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 19-Dec-14

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Waypoint Leasing acquires 31 CHC aircraft to surpass $1 Billion of assets

Waypoint Leasing acquires 31 CHC aircraft to surpass $1 Billion of assets

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with First Reserve, the largest global private equity and infrastructure investment firm exclusively focused on energy, to acquire a portfolio of 31 in-demand, new technology aircraft. The portfolio includes 18 AgustaWestland AW139s, 11 Sikorsky S-92s and two Sikorsky… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 04-Nov-14

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Heli-One Completes major mods for Waypoint Leasing on two S-76s

Heli-One Completes major mods for Waypoint Leasing on two S-76s

Helicopter leasing customers around the world rely on Waypoint Leasing to help them modernize, grow and manage their fleets. Waypoint, in turn, depends on Heli-One to skillfully and efficiently provide mission-ready helicopters that their customers demand. Heli-One is a segment of CHC Helicopter, the operating company of CHC Group Ltd. (NYSE:HELI). Waypoint recently chose Heli-One,… Read more »

Source: Heli-one, 17-Oct-14

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Waypoint announces first leasing transaction with Bristow

Waypoint announces first leasing transaction with Bristow

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Bristow Group Inc. (“Bristow”), the leading provider of helicopter services to the worldwide offshore energy industry, for the sale and leaseback (SLB) of two Sikorsky 92 (“S-92”) helicopters. Both S-92s operate offshore in crew change… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 15-Oct-14

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Waypoint Leasing Increases Capital Base Further Through $300 Million Term Loan

Waypoint Leasing Increases Capital Base Further Through $300 Million Term Loan

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has raised a further $300 million in term loans to refinance existing assets previously funded under its Revolving Credit Facility.  BNP Paribas, MUFG Union Bank, N.A., RBC Capital Markets and Wells Fargo Securities acted as Lead Arrangers and were joined by asset… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 04-Sep-14

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Waypoint Leasing Surpasses $500 Million in Assets

Waypoint Leasing Surpasses $500 Million in Assets

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, marked its first full year of operations and provided a business update to the market. Waypoint’s fleet, which ranges from light single engine to heavy twin engine helicopters, now includes more than 40 aircraft on lease and delivered from Finmeccanica – AgustaWestland, Airbus Helicopters, Bell Helicopter… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 15-Jul-14

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Waypoint Leasing Expands Revolving Credit Facility to $468 Million

Waypoint Leasing Expands Revolving Credit Facility to $468 Million

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has increased the committed borrowing capacity under its five year revolving credit facility from $335 million in November 2013 to $468 million as of June 30, 2014. The facility bolsters Waypoint’s ability to continue adding attractive and diversified helicopter assets to its… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 01-Jul-14

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Waypoint Leasing Closes First Term Loan Facility

Waypoint Leasing Closes First Term Loan Facility

Waypoint Leasing (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed on a five year US$72.5 million term loan facility led by Goldman Sachs. The facility will be used to refinance certain existing helicopters previously acquired and financed under Waypoint’s recently upsized $385 million revolving credit facility. The additional debt capacity… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 14-May-14

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Waypoint Leasing And Turbomeca Sign Framework Agreement

Waypoint Leasing And Turbomeca Sign Framework Agreement

Waypoint Leasing, a leading global helicopter leasing company, and Turbomeca (Safran), a leading helicopter engine manufacturer, signed a Framework Agreement today at Heli-Expo under which Turbomeca will provide engine support services to Waypoint Leasing’s current and future customer base, including operators using Turbomeca’s Makila 2A and 2A1 engines and Arriel 1S1 and 2S2 engines. The… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 26-Feb-14

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Waypoint Leasing to acquire 12 EC225 and 25 EC145T2

Waypoint Leasing to acquire 12 EC225 and 25 EC145T2

Two major Waypoint Leasing orders with Airbus Helicopters were announced today as the global helicopter lessor intends to acquire 37 EC225 and EC145 T2 rotorcraft. These key transactions, Waypoint’s first deliveries in 2014, were detailed at the 2014 Heli-Expo industry convention in Anaheim, California, where Airbus Helicopters President Guillaume Faury and Waypoint Leasing CEO Ed… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 26-Feb-14

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Waypoint Leasing to Acquire Assets from Helicopter Transportation Group

Waypoint Leasing to Acquire Assets from Helicopter Transportation Group

Waypoint Leasing, a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with Helicopter Transportation Group AS (“HTG”), a helicopter lessor based in Oslo, Norway, to acquire certain assets of HTG, including 23 aircraft and affiliated contracts.  Waypoint has already taken delivery of 7 of the 23 aircraft and expects to… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 24-Feb-14

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Waypoint Leasing Adds Senior Team With Key New Hires

Waypoint Leasing Adds Senior Team With Key New Hires

Waypoint Leasing, a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced the appointment of four industry veterans to its senior team: Ian Gurekian, Chief Risk Officer David Powell, Vice President Sales Thomas Kelly, Vice President Tax Shane Leonard, Technical Manager Ed Washecka, CEO of Waypoint, said, “We continue to ramp up Waypoint’s management team with some… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 24-Feb-14

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Eurocopter delivers two EC225 to Bond via Waypoint Leasing

Eurocopter delivers two EC225 to Bond via Waypoint Leasing

Two EC225s delivered yesterday are the initial Eurocopter-built aircraft in the portfolio of Waypoint Leasing, a leading global helicopter leasing company. Waypoint has signed an agreement to provide the aircraft to Avincis Group’s subsidiary, Bond Helicopters Australia, to use for offshore crew change missions. The EC225 handovers to Waypoint Leasing occurred at Eurocopter’s Marignane, France… Read more »

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Waypoint Leasing announce 13 helicopter AW139/S92 deal with CHC

Waypoint Leasing announce 13 helicopter AW139/S92 deal with CHC

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with CHC Helicopter (“CHC”), the world’s largest helicopter services company specializing in transportation to offshore oil and gas platforms, to lease to CHC 13 new technology medium and heavy aircraft, which include the Sikorsky S-92 and… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 13-Dec-13

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Waypoint Leasing to triple workforce in Ireland

Waypoint Leasing to triple workforce in Ireland

Alan Jenkins, the company’s chief financial officer, told The Irish Times that Waypoint plans to increase its headcount in Limerick from seven currently to 20 by the end of 2014.  See full story

Source: Irish Times, 18-Nov-13

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Waypoint Leasing Secures US$335 Million Revolving Credit Facility

Waypoint Leasing Secures US$335 Million Revolving Credit Facility

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that it has closed on a five year US$335 million revolving credit facility that includes the ability to draw euro denominated loans and also includes an unfunded revolving accordion feature to expand the borrowing capacity up to US$550 million. The facility will… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 13-Nov-13

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Waypoint Leasing appoints Managing Director of Capital Markets & Treasury

Waypoint Leasing appoints Managing Director of Capital Markets & Treasury

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced that Oliver Althoff, former Director of Transportation Lending at CIT Group, will join Waypoint as Managing Director of Capital Markets & Treasury, effective November 11, 2013. Mr. Althoff will be responsible for leading the development and execution of Waypoint’s debt financing strategy… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 29-Oct-13

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Eurocopter and Waypoint Leasing establish comprehensive commercial and marketing partnership

Eurocopter and Waypoint Leasing establish comprehensive commercial and marketing partnership

An agreement signed by Eurocopter and Waypoint Leasing offers value and flexibility to helicopter lessees through the companies’ enhanced commercial and marketing resources. The agreement, announced today at London’s Helitech International exposition, enables Waypoint to offer its client base the full capabilities of Eurocopter’s comprehensive Parts-by-the-Hour (PBH) support services. “This marks a new chapter in… Read more »

Source: Eurocopter, 25-Sep-13

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Waypoint Leasing makes six appointments

Waypoint Leasing makes six appointments

Waypoint Leasing (Ireland) Limited (“Waypoint”), a leading global helicopter leasing company, today announced the appointment of six individuals to its management team who bring key expertise to support Waypoint’s ongoing growth, including: Robert Van de Vuurst, General Counsel; Peter Dahm, Strategic Accounts Executive; Dave Gorsky, Vice President of Operations and Technical; Ken Dowling, Vice President… Read more »

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 23-Sep-13

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Soros and Dell back Waypoint helicopter leasing group

Soros and Dell back Waypoint helicopter leasing group

The funds of two of the world’s highest-profile individual investors – Michael Dell and George Soros – are betting on future high levels of offshore oil production by investing dog reds of millions of dollars in a helicopter leasing company. Read the whole article here: Financial Times

Source: Waypoint Leasing, 06-May-13

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Waypoint Leasing signs for GrandNew, AW139, AW169 and AW189

Waypoint Leasing signs for GrandNew, AW139, AW169 and AW189

AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, is pleased to announce that it has signed a multi-year multi-aircraft agreement with Waypoint Leasing LLC (“Waypoint”) for GrandNew, AW169, AW139 and AW189 helicopters. The agreement signed today at Heli-Expo by Ed Washecka, Waypoint Leasing’s CEO, and Emilio Dalmasso, AgustaWestland’s Senior VP Commercial Business, includes an initial firm contract for four… Read more »

Source: AgustaWestland, 07-Mar-13

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