Company History

  • 2018

    PK AirFinance closes first ever JOLCO debt financing for an African carrier – Ethiopian – nominated “Africa Lease Deal of the Year 2018” 
    PK closed first A350-900 deals
    GECAS /PK win Airfinance “Deal of the Year in Asia” award for 51 Aircraft deal with Lion Air  
    Company has $5.9bn in portfolio volume Cumulative originations reached $37bn

  • 2017

    PK AirFinance closes first deals on new technology 737MAX

  • 2016

    PK AirFinance arranges first euro loans, finances first Boeing 787-9s and Airbus A320NEOs deliveries

  • 2015

    Global Transportation Finance Deal of the Year Asia Award for ICBC Leasing/Garuda JOLCO financing of three A320-200.

  • 2014

    PK AirFinance financed its first helicopter and has developed a new service of ship financing.

  • 2013

    Company reaches $6.8 billion in portfolio volume and cumulative origination reaches $29 billion.

  • 2011

    PK implements a replacement to SAFE: Lending EDGE, a full-fledged Monte-Carlo simulation tool for risk-reward analysis.

  • 2010

    PK AirFinance Japan becomes part of GE Japan Corporation.

  • 2005

    Air Finance Journal European Deal of the Year Award for British Airways Secured Stand-By Facility.

  • 2001

    PK opens office in Toulouse (France).

  • 2000

    General Electric Capital Corporation’s GECAS buys CLPK Airfinance Company renamed PK AirFinance.

  • 1998

    European Commission asks CL to sell CLPK European. PK closes first ever a/c backed CLO.

  • 1996

    CLPK opens rep office in Tokyo.

  • 1994

    PK implements unique risk-reward tool (SAFE).

  • 1993

    Asset Management Unit set up.

  • 1991

    Remaining 15% sold to CL. Loss incurred. Changes in management. Recapitalization.

  • 1990

    CLPK opens branch in New York.

  • 1988

    85% of Air Group sold to Crédit Lyonnais (CL). Company renamed Crédit Lyonnais/PK Airfinance (CLPK).

  • 1985

    First syndicated aviation facility (UAS Pool). Separate Air Group established.

  • 1983

    First aircraft financing (Martinair DC-10-30).

  • 1979

    PK-Banken established in Luxembourg by Pkbanken Sweden.

Did you know?

PK AirFinance is affiliated with GE Capital Aviation Services.

PK AirFinance also finances helicopters.

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