Automatic maintains a portfolio of commercial aircraft and engines that is managed through sales and trading in line with the cyclical nature of the industry.
Automatic grows its portfolio via acquisitions from first tier operators via forward purchase or sale and leaseback structures focusing on used equipment that is being rolled over from the operator’s fleet. Past transaction partners are Lufthansa, Ryanair and United Airlines.
Automatic grows its portfolio via acquisitions from other aircraft leasing companies and institutional investors who are either managing their own portfolio or exiting certain aircraft types or vintage.
Automatic includes in its portfolio aircraft spare parts and component inventories generated via aircraft and engine tear down or acquired as an existing inventory. The inventories are either sold over time or available for lease as a package.