SilverArrow Acquires Majority Share of PrivatAir
LONDON, October 27, 2016
Today, SilverArrow Capital Group announced that it has acquired the majority share (51%) of PrivatAir, SA.
PrivatAir is an international premium airline and leading business aviation group with headquarter in Geneva, Switzerland and operating offices in Duesseldorf, Germany and Lisbon, Portugal. PrivatAir operates a wide-range of aircrafts ranging from Boeing B767, B757, BBJs to Airbus A319 and business jets for premium airlines like Lufthansa and SAS.
The company has been in operation for more than 40 years and currently employs over 400 people. PrivatAir is a comprehensive group with three divisions delivering service excellence both in the air and on the ground: scheduled services, business aviation (aircraft charter, aircraft sales and sourcing, aircraft management) and PrivatTraining. In addition, PrivatAir together with Swissport operates PrivatPort, a premium ground services company.
“We are very excited about the acquisition of these premium brands. PrivatAir and PrivatPort offer unlevered potential for profitable growth within a changing market,” said Thomas Limberger, CEO of SilverArrow Capital Group and new Chairman of PrivatAir.
“Having SilverArrow as a new shareholder, will lead the company into an era of new financial strength and growth,” said Antonio Gomes de Menezes, CEO of PrivatAir.
SilverArrow Capital is a group of private investment firms focusing on industrial growth sectors, real-estate and infrastructure projects supported by a leading global advisory and operations team. SilverArrow Capital brings value to its private investors and partners by executing a proven activist investment strategies in industrial growth companies. In addition the group provides strategic advisory services in areas of corporate strategy, corporate restructuring and corporate finance.