Hong Kong Aviation Capital takes flight

Jun 30, 2009

New Hong Kong based aviation company to bring liquidity to aviation markets.

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Aviation Capital (“HKAC”) has announced its formation with intent to quickly make its mark in the aviation industry. HKAC is positioning itself as a diversified player in the space and is planning to not only invest in aircraft leases and financial instruments, but also provide aircraft management and consulting services. In addition, HKAC will look to make strategic and opportunistic investments at all levels of the global public and private markets.

HKAC has stated that its mission is to prudently invest in the global aviation sector for consistent and long-term returns, creating value for its investors and clients alike. Driven by its high level of expertise in the financial and aviation industries, HKAC will bring a high level of innovation to the aviation sector by providing various value added products to its customers. HKAC has assembled a highly capable team with skills and experience in both the financial industry and the management of aircraft assets.

HKAC’s Chairman, Stewart Smith, reveals, “We are already active in the market. Hong Kong Aviation has been in discussions with several parties regarding the many opportunities available in the current economic climate, and we hope to shortly announce investments and transactions as they are consummated.” He goes on to say, “Hong Kong Aviation has access to a tremendous level of strategic and financial relationships, with both established aviation experts and with several new players, who I believe will very quickly and strongly make its imprint in the business. We are very excited about the progress made thus far and about our growth going forward.”

Hong Kong Aviation Capital is sponsored by a wealth of strategic partners in China and the US, including the Agricultural Bank of China, China Development Bank (China) and Bravia Capital Partners, Inc. (New York). Hong Kong Aviation Capital is headquartered in Hong Kong, and will have representatives in China, US, London, and India. For more information, please visit