Other news from... AA4P DNA3
October, 26 2021

In conversation: Amedeo’s Mark Lapidus

Mark speaks about the recovery of business travel and the sense of pent-up air travel he’s sensing. He …

October, 19 2021

Press Release: Amedeo and AURA AERO announce a Strategic Partnership agreement and a Letter of Intent to purchase 200 Electric Regional Aircraft (“ERA”)

PRESS RELEASE   Amedeo and AURA AERO announce a Strategic Partnership agreement and a Letter of Intent to …

October, 13 2020

Amedeo arranges the SLB of 5 A220-300 with Breeze Airways on the behalf of Voyager

Stamford, CONN – Voyager Aviation Holdings, LLC (“Voyager”) today announced that it has signed an agreement for the …

May, 4 2020

Organizational Announcement

PRESS RELEASE Amedeo is pleased to announce the following changes to its executive management team with immediate effect: …

December, 17 2019

Organizational Announcement

AMEDEO ANNOUNCES EXECUTIVE APPOINTMENTS   Dublin, IRELAND – Amedeo announced today that, in order to foster the development …

October, 31 2019

Aviation and the Environment – Amedeo Viewpoint

In recent times, we have seen increasing focus on the role of global aviation and its impact on …

February, 14 2019

Press Release: A380

Thursday 14th February 2019 Dublin, London, Stamford Amedeo considers today’s Airbus announcement to have positive implications for the …

July, 2 2018

Amedeo, Centerbridge and Reservoir Agree On Strategic Partnership Involving Intrepid Aviation

Dublin, 2 July 2018 – Centerbridge Partners, L.P. (“Centerbridge”) and Reservoir Capital Group, L.L.C. (“Reservoir”) have agreed to …

June, 7 2018

The Cost Equation: Cutting Costs And Strategies For Competing With Low Cost Carriers

Underlying cost is necessarily a key part of an airline’s revenue outcome. Maintaining cost discipline is a complex …

May, 29 2018

Amedeo CEO Update: Adapting To Market Conditions With Lower Rentals And Selling A New Life For The A380

Amedeo CEO Mark Lapidus says it is a “fascinating time and challenging” for the leasing business as a …

December, 19 2017

Press Release: Amedeo Completes Management Buyout of Majority Investor

Dublin, 19 December 2017 – Amedeo (“the Company”), an asset manager and a principal investor focused on widebody …

January, 25 2017

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.

November, 4 2016

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.”

October, 4 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.

July, 4 2016

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.

June, 8 2016

Mark Lapidus CEO of Amedeo speaks with Airlink

Mark Lapidus CEO of Amedeo speaks about why aviation can be a force for good and his personal experiences with disaster response in regards to Nepal.

December, 13 2015

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

More than a decade after its maiden flight, the popularity of Airbus’ A380 has never been higher among airline passengers around the world – evidenced in part by this game-changing jetliner’s recent recognition as Best Aircraft Type by the U.S. publication Global Traveler.

June, 2 2015

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.

May, 13 2015

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.

January, 26 2015

Amedeo’s decision to HQ in Dublin demonstrates Ireland’s attractiveness to aviation industry – Donohoe

Speaking this evening (Tuesday) at the launch of the Amedeo office on Shelbourne Road, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Paschal Donohoe TD, said the aircraft acquisition and leasing company’s decision to establish its headquarters here in Dublin demonstrates our attractiveness as a location for aviation, and all, companies.

January, 26 2015

Mark Lapidus on the A380

Mark Lapidus is CEO of Amedeo, a leasing firm with with 20 A380s on order. Selling the A380 has proven to be a complicated task.

December, 10 2014

Amedeo Awarded Aircraft Leasing Innovator of the Year 2014

Global Transport Finance awarded Amedeo with the Aircraft Leasing Innovator of the Year 2014 Award at a Gala Dinner held at the historic Merchant Taylors’ Hall in London on 8 December 2014.

November, 7 2014

FLYING HIGH – Amedeo is transforming the aviation industry with its dedication to the efficiency and superiority of the A380.

As a widebody operating lessor based in Ireland, Amedeo is determined to transform the aviation industry and educate airlines around the world about the benefits of the A380 aircraft. Amedeo secured an equity partnership with a New York-based private equity firm, Pine Brook, for the financing of its A380 order with Airbus, which was announced at the Singapore Airshow in February 2014.

November, 6 2014

Amedeo select AerData CMS and STREAM software

Corporate Management System (CMS) is an industry-leading platform that supports all business processes in aircraft lease and asset management. Secure Technical Records for Electronic Asset Management (STREAM) is the industry’s foremost web-based solution used by some of the world’s largest airlines, lessors and MROs to manage aircraft and engine records.

September, 15 2014

Amedeo Acquires First A380 on Balance Sheet

“This is an important milestone in Amedeo’s business plan. We are delighted to be able to continue our long-lasting relationship with Emirates built in the spirit of partnership and innovation. This is the first A380 acquired by an operating lessor on its balance sheet, which is a strong endorsement for the aircraft and its unrivalled market positioning”, said Mark Lapidus, CEO of Amedeo.

July, 18 2014

FARNBOROUGH: A380 shines in cost battle – Amedeo

Amedeo chief executive Mark Lapidus says its campaign to put “the record straight” about the Airbus A380’s cost advantage is gathering pace, almost exactly a year after the lessor revealed an intention to acquire 20 of the superjumbos.

June, 13 2014

Amedeo confident it can convince Delta on A380 economics

Amedeo chief executive Mark Lapidus is confident that he can convince Delta Air Lines chief executive Richard Anderson on the economics of the Airbus A380, despite comments from the latter that the aircraft is “uneconomic” with four engines.

June, 12 2014

Airbus, Emirates, Amedeo pitch U.S. airlines on A380 jetliner

Airbus, Emirates airline and aircraft leasing company Amedeo teamed up on Thursday in a charm offensive to sell U.S. airlines on the world’s biggest jetliner, the Airbus A380.

June, 6 2014

Amedeo Sees Combination Of A380 Stretch And Reengining Around 2025

Airbus A380 lessor Amedeo is arguing against the potential reengining of the Airbus A380.

May, 27 2014

Amedeo to grow A380 portfolio and become type’s primary lessor

Amedeo expects to establish itself as the primary leasing specialist for Airbus A380s and will look to expand its portfolio through the acquisition of second-hand aircraft as their initial lease terms expire.

May, 19 2014

Amedeo confident of 11-abreast A380 availability from 2016

A380 leasing specialist Amedeo is confident that Airbus will complete development of the planned 11-abreast seating modification in time for the start of its deliveries in late 2016.

May, 1 2014

Amedeo finds its wings

Mark Lapidus the CEO of aircraft lessor Amedeo comes on the Breakfast Grille to talk about its recent USD 8.3 billion deal for A380’s from Airbus and what its plans for the future. He also addresses the various headwinds the industry is facing, whether overcapacity is a concern and what MH370 means in the long run.

March, 6 2014

Amedeo’s plan to broaden A380 customer base

Lapidus says that on the A350 and Boeing 787, customers are not offered as much cabin configuration flexibility because both manufacturers learnt from Airbus’s painful A380 experience. “There are fixed monuments where galleries are positioned and customers are not allowed to make large changes,” he says.

March, 6 2014

$8.3bn order from Amedeo

The deal with Amedeo, was finalised at the Singapore Airshow, which is Asia’s biggest aerospace event.

February, 12 2014

Amedeo Firms Up A380 Deal

Airbus has scored its first major order for the A380 this year, after Amedeo firmed up a memorandum of understanding signed …

February, 11 2014

Airbus Wins $8.3 Billion Order

Amedeo signed for the planes to be delivered between 2016 and 2020, Mark Lapidus, the lessor’s chief executive officer, said at the Singapore Airshow today. The purchase is ”speculative,” given that Amedeo hasn’t yet lined up any airlines to take the planes, Lapidus said. The order is a confirmation of a preliminary agreement signed in June.

July, 2 2013

Emirates Airbus Leasing

DNA3 is the duo’s third offering of shares tied to the ownership and stream of leasing revenues for …

July, 2 2013

Amedeo Signs Landmark Agreement

The agreement was signed today by Mark Lapidus, CEO of Amedeo and John Leahy, Airbus Chief Operating Officer, Customers.