GA Telesis, a Fort Lauderdale, Florida-based provider of integrated aviation solutions serving the aviation and aerospace industries, has raised its $500m second aviation investment vehicle.
The fund was raised from institutional and private clients advised by New York-based SEC-registered investment adviser Wafra Capital Partners, Inc.
The vehicle – named GA Telesis Aviation Investments 2 LLC (GAIN 2) and managed by GA Telesis Capital Management, LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of GA Telesis – will seek to make investments in commercial aircraft, engines, airport infrastructure equipment and new generation component inventories, for long-term or short-term lease and financing.
GAIN 2 has the broad flexibility to make investments with a variety of durations over a wide range of asset types and across the capital structure.
Led by CEO, Abdol Moabery, GA Telesis currently owns and manages a fleet of 30 aircraft and 60 engines and serves over 2,000 customers on six continents supporting all Airbus, Boeing, Bombardier and Embraer aircraft as well as CFM International, General Electric, International Aero Engines, Pratt & Whitney, and Rolls-Royce jet engines.