March 5, 2015
Skyworks arranges sale of 18 B757-200s to investment JV
Philip Morris Capital Corporation, Stamford CT has sold 18 PW2037 powered B757-200 aircraft (s/n’s 24810, 24932, 25277, 25399, 26641, 26644, 26647, 26650, 26653, 26654, 26657, 26660, 26661, 26664, 26665, 26666, 26669 and 26670) to Seven Five Partners Lux, SÀRL, a special purpose vehicle established by Castlelake and Merx Aviation Finance. The aircraft had been on lease to United Airlines since new and were sold in connection with the expiry of each lease. Aerolease Aviation and NexGen Aviation Capital, who will also serve as asset managers for the aircraft, advised the buyers on the acquisition. The transaction was arranged by SkyWorks Leasing in its capacity as advisor to Philip Morris Capital Corporation.