FinTech Global Trading acquires majority share from SGI Aviation from Seabury Capital

SGI Aviation aircraftFinTech Global Trading acquires 51% voting share from SGI Aviation from Seabury Capital, to pursue joint opportunities in the aircraft financing and aircraft asset management businesses. The transaction is expected to close by the end of the year, but finance details were not disclosed.

“We are thrilled to receive a strategic investment from FinTech Global Trading, which together with Seabury Capital will support our ongoing expansion strategy”, said CEO of SGI Aviation, Paolo Lironi. “This investment further validates our market-leading position in aircraft asset management services; strengthens our technical services offering; provides an excellent opportunity to better connect to Japanese investors; and positions us for future growth of our global customer footprint”, added he.

FinTech Global Trading is joining forces with Seabury Capital to improve financial and access to Japanese banks, as well as reaching institutional investors and Japanese firms seeking to make investments in aerospace, aviation, hospitality, logistics, foreign exchange, international trade financial instruments, and other asset-backed structured products.

SGI Aviation Services B.V. is an independent advisor to the aviation industry, providing technical consulting and advisory services in the areas of aircraft and engine asset management. The company succeeded to achieve 59 aircraft and 73 engine deliveries per year, as well as 119 Aircraft and engines pre-purchase inspections, in 2015.