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  • With Season’s Greetings and Warm Wishes For A Prosperous 2018
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  • Amedeo plans airline-for-hire service using its fleet of A380s

    Amedeo plans airline-for-hire service using its fleet of A380s

    Company looks to lease seats and cabin crew to traditional airlines and disrupters such as Airbnb November 18, Peggy Hollinger, Industry editor A Dublin-based aircraft-leasing company plans to offer airline-style services for hire using a fleet of Airbus A380 superjumbos in a bid to breathe new life into the struggling passenger jet programme. Additional reporting by Tanya Powley View original

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  • A380 market needs disruptive airlines

    A380 market needs disruptive airlines

    Amedeo’s chief executive officer Mark Lapidus is hopeful the market for very large aircraft (VLA) can attract airlines that are more what he calls “disruptive” in their business plans.

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  • Have Airlines Lost Interest in the A380?

    Have Airlines Lost Interest in the A380?

      Mark Lapidus, chief executive officer at Amedeo, discusses the A380, the diminishing demand for the aircraft and the outlook for the aviation industry. He speaks to Bloomberg’s Haidi Lun and Rishaad Salamat on “Bloomberg Markets.” (Source: Bloomberg)    

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  • Middle East and Africa Deal of the Year 2016

    Middle East and Africa Deal of the Year 2016

    Amedeo Air Four Plus was awarded ‘Middle East and Africa Deal of the Year 2016’ by Airline Economics for the successful acquisition and leasing of two A380s and two Boeing 777-300ERs to Emirates.

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  • Aviation Finance Interviews Mark Lapidus, the CEO of Amedeo.

    Aviation Finance Interviews Mark Lapidus, the CEO of Amedeo.

    Mark Lapidus, the CEO of Amedeo, which has just committed to two new Boeing 777s for Emirates, remains positive about the growth prospect for lessors. At the same time, he sees the continued inflow of equity capital into the industry as likely to drive down returns from their current high levels.

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  • Airbus’ A380 is awarded Best Aircraft Type in a major passenger survey

    Airbus’ A380 is awarded Best Aircraft Type in a major passenger survey

    The honour was voted by Global Traveler’s travel-savvy readership as part of its 11th annual Tested Reader Survey Awards, which were presented last night during a ceremony held in Beverly Hills, California, USA. It marked the first time the Best Aircraft Type distinction was won by a non-Boeing airliner.

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  • Announcement of the results of the First Placing under the Company’s Placing Programme

    Announcement of the results of the First Placing under the Company’s Placing Programme

    Amedeo Air Four Plus Limited (the “Company”), a Guernsey-domiciled company, is pleased to announce the successful completion, pursuant to the Placing Programme, of the First Placing. Admission of 47,000,000 New Shares of the Company at an issue price of 100p per New Share to trading on the Specialist Fund Market (“SFM”) of the London Stock Exchange plc (“Admission”) is expected at 8.00 a.m. on 15 December 2015.


    Nimrod Capital LLP acted as Placing Agent to the Company.

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  • Amedeo’s ‘live’ associate raises £202 million equity in $1 billion launch

    Amedeo’s ‘live’ associate raises £202 million equity in $1 billion launch

    Public equity leasing specialist Mark Lapidus has launched another A380 publicly-listed vehicle on the London Stock Exchange, aimed at raising funds for four super jumbos. Lapidus was the driving force behind the three Doric Nimrod Aviation (DNA 1, 2 and 3) vehicles which give investors access to a fixed term investment in A380s on lease to Emirates. The latest move from Lapidus has seen the launch of Amedeo Air Four Plus(AA4plus), which is the company’s first publicly-listed open-ended aircraft vehicle (a ‘permanent side car to co-invest in our activities’ in Lapidus’ own words), listed on the London Stock Exchange. Aviation Finance’s John Stanley spoke with Lapidus about his plans for AA4plus, the DNA transactions and the transition from Doric to Amedeo.

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  • Press Release: Amedeo Air Four Plus Launches on London Stock Exchange

    Press Release: Amedeo Air Four Plus Launches on London Stock Exchange

    Dublin/London, 13th May 2015 – Amedeo Air Four Plus (the “Company”), an aircraft acquisition and leasing investment company, was today listed on the London Stock Exchange. The Company intends to acquire initial aircraft assets of approximately USD 1.1 billion, increasing by up to an additional USD 600 million by year-end 2015, with the scope to acquire further assets in the future.

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