May 2017

Jean Semiramoth will be attending EBACE 2017, 22nd – 24th May

Jean looks forward to meeting you in Geneva. Please contact him +33 6 3313 9717 or email jean.semiramoth@thesharpwings.com if you would like to arrange a meeting.

February 2017

The Sharpwings issue updated market report following Corporate Jet Investor London

Following his time at the recent Corporate Jet Investor London 2017 conference, Jean Semiramoth, founding partner, The Sharpwings, has issued an updated BizJet market insight report, published on the Corporate Jet Investor website.

Click here to view the full report.

January 2017

Jean Semiramoth will be attending Corporate Jet Investor London 2017, 30th and 31st January

Jean looks forward to meeting you in London and share his views on the bizliners marketplace, the importance for lenders of on-site aircraft surveys and appraisals or again the key to success when acquiring or selling an aircraft. Please contact him +33 6 3313 9717 jean.semiramoth@thesharpwings.com if you would like to arrange a meeting.

Angus von Schoenberg will be attending Airline Economics Growth Frontiers Dublin 2017, 15th – 18th January and the 19th Annual Global Airfinance Conference Dublin, 17th – 19th January

Angus looks forward to meeting you in Dublin so please contact him +44 7803 085767 angus.schoenberg@thesharpwings.com if you would like to arrange a meeting.

December 2016

Business Update: 22 surveys and appraisals of corporate aircraft and helicopters in 2016

Throughout 2016, The Sharpwings completed 22 surveys and appraisals of corporate aircraft and helicopters, of which 90% were for three major European financial institutions.

From desktop to full appraisals, and on-site comprehensive pre-purchase surveys, these encompassed the whole spectrum of business jets (Citation Mustang to ACJ319), turboprops (TBM850 to King Air 350i) and helicopters (A109S Grand to Super Puma).

Over the same period, The Sharpwings also delivered bespoke asset management expert advice and market opinions to these financiers across the entire transaction lifecycle. This included in-depth market intelligence, aircraft restitution oversight and contingency planning for aircraft repossession.

The Sharpwings’ accurate valuations and bespoke asset management advisory services provide precise insight into asset values and exposures, empowering an informed approach towards risk management by financiers

September 2016

Regional aircraft lessor, TrueNoord, engages Angus von Schoenberg  More>

July 2016

Business Update: 12 corporate aircraft and helicopters inspected and appraised during the first half of 2016

Over the past seven months, The Sharpwings has completed 12 surveys and appraisals of corporate aircraft and helicopters, including ten on behalf of three major European banks. From desktop to full appraisals and on-site comprehensive pre-purchase surveys, these have focused on super mid-size, long-range business jets, bizliners and helicopters – including ACJ319, Challenger 650, Falcon 2000LX, G450 and G550 for instance. The Sharpwings also delivered market intelligence and bespoke asset management advisory services covering a variety of commercial, contractual, regulatory and technical matters.

January 2016

Business Update: 15 corporate aircraft and helicopters inspected and appraised in 2015

Throughout 2015, The Sharpwings completed fifteen surveys and appraisals of corporate aircraft and helicopters on behalf of three major European banks. From desktop to full appraisals and on-site comprehensive pre-purchase surveys, these encompassed the whole spectrum of business jets and turboprops covering: small, mid-size and large cabin aircraft, from Avanti to Gulfstream G550.

Over the same period, The Sharpwings also delivered bespoke asset management expert advice and market opinions to these financiers prior to and during financing transactions. This included contract negotiations, liaison with authorities or in-depth market intelligence.

The Sharpwings’ accurate valuations and bespoke asset management advisory services provide precise insight into asset values and exposures enabling an informed approach towards risk management by financiers

January 2015
Press release: ERJ135 for sale or lease
The Sharpwings is pleased to announce that it has been appointed to remarket an Embraer ERJ-135. Please visit our Aircraft for Sale page for further details and specifications

January 2015
Press release: Sale and leaseback of two ATR72-600 aircraft
The Sharpwings is pleased to announce successful completion of the sale and leaseback of two ATR72-600 aircraft, for which it advised Intersky Luftfahrt GmbH. The aircraft were purchased by a US Lessor and leased back to Intersky under an operating lease agreement.

October 2014
Press release: Falcon 900C sold under six months
Altaïr Aero Projects, now The Sharpwings, successfully completed the repossession and sale of a Falcon 900C on behalf of four European banks. The aircraft was sold under six months.

July 2014
Press release: Technical and commercial advice to AirTanker
Altaïr Aero Projects, now The Sharpwings, provided technical and commercial advice to AirTanker in relation to its recently announced deal with Thomas Cook Airlines for the placement of an A330-200.

February 2014
Press release: Sale and leaseback of two Dash 8 Q300 aircraft
Altaïr Aero Projects, now The Sharpwings, successfully arranged the sale and leaseback of two Bombardier Dash 8 Q300 aircraft, on behalf of Intersky Luftfahrt GmbH. The aircraft registered OE-LSB and OE-LIC were purchased by a US Lessor and leased back to Intersky under an operating lease agreement.