Avolon to Consider Senior Unsecured Notes Offering; Targeting Investment Grade

DUBLIN--()--Avolon Holdings Limited (“Avolon”), the international aircraft leasing company, announces that it will hold a series of fixed income investor calls commencing Tuesday, April 9th through Wednesday, April 10th.

A benchmark USD-denominated senior unsecured 144A/Reg S notes offering may follow, subject to market conditions. Avolon expects that one or more rating agencies may upgrade Avolon to investment grade upon the launch and pricing of such offering.

This press release is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration. Any offering of securities to be made in the United States would be made by means of an offering memorandum that may be obtained by qualified institutional buyers and non-US persons (within the meaning of Regulation S under the Securities Act of 1933) from the issuer and will contain detailed information about the company and management, as well as financial statements. Avolon does not intend to register any part of the offering in the United States. Any securities that may be offered by Avolon have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933 and there shall not be any offering or sale of securities in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration.

Additionally, this press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there by any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, qualification or an exemption under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

ENDS

About Avolon

Headquartered in Ireland, with offices in the United States, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai, Avolon provides aircraft leasing and lease management services. Avolon is 70% owned by an indirect subsidiary of Bohai Leasing Co., Ltd., a public company listed on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange (SLE: 000415) and 30% owned by ORIX Aviation Systems, a subsidiary of ORIX Corporation, which is listed on the Tokyo and New York Stock Exchanges (TSE: 8591; NYSE: IX). Avolon is the world’s third largest aircraft leasing business with an owned, managed and committed fleet, as of 31 March 2019 of 951 aircraft.

Website: www.avolon.aero

Twitter: @avolon_aero

Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

This document includes forward-looking statements, beliefs or opinions, including statements with respect to Avolon’s business, financial condition, results of operations and plans. These forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control and all of which are based on our management’s current beliefs and expectations about future events. Forward-looking statements are sometimes identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as “believe,” “expects,” “may,” “will,” “could,” “should,” “shall,” “risk,” “intends,” “estimates,” “aims,” “plans,” “predicts,” “continues,” “assumes,” “positioned” or “anticipates” or the negative thereof, other variations thereon or comparable terminology or by discussions of strategy, plans, objectives, goals, future events or intentions. These forward-looking statements include all matters that are not historical facts. Forward-looking statements may and often do differ materially from actual results. No assurance can be given that such future results will be achieved, that any private placement of senior unsecured notes will occur following the investor calls or, regardless of whether a private placement of senior unsecured notes is consummated, that any ratings agencies will upgrade Avolon to investment grade. Avolon does not intend, and undertakes no duty, to update any information contained herein to reflect future events or circumstances, except as required by applicable law.

Contacts

Ross O’Connor
Head of Investor Relations
roconnor@avolon.aero
T: +353 1 231 5818

Emmet Moloney
Head of Communications
emoloney@avolon.aero
T: +353 1 556 4429

Jonathan Neilan
FTI Consulting
avolon@fticonsulting.com
M:+353 86 231 4135

Contacts

Ross O’Connor
Head of Investor Relations
roconnor@avolon.aero
T: +353 1 231 5818

Emmet Moloney
Head of Communications
emoloney@avolon.aero
T: +353 1 556 4429

Jonathan Neilan
FTI Consulting
avolon@fticonsulting.com
M:+353 86 231 4135