Highlights from over 30 years of ACG history

2020

Thomas G. Baker named Chief Executive Officer and President

2019

Assigned a rating by Moody’s Investors Service

2019

ACG becomes wholly owned subsidiary of Tokyo Century Corporation

2019

ACG Celebrates 30 years Anniversary

2017

Investment by Tokyo Century Corporation for a 20 percent membership interest in ACG.

2017

Assigned a rating by Kroll Bond Rating Agency.

2017

Orders 20 Boeing 737 MAX 10 Aircraft.

2017

Conversion to LLC Corporate Structure.

2017

Orders 35 Airbus A320 Family Aircraft.

2016

Khanh T. Tran named chief executive officer of Aviation Capital Group.

Madhu Vijay recognized with the CFO Lifetime Achievement Award at the Ninth Annual Orange County Business Journal CFO of the Year awards ceremony.

2012

Orders sixty new 737 MAX family aircraft from Boeing.

Kalscheur named chief executive officer, succeeding R. Stephen Hannahs, who retired at the end of 2012.

2011

Orders thirty new A320neo family aircraft from Airbus.

2010

Establishes ACG Singapore.

2009

ACG becomes first lessor to issue capital market notes by Ex-Im Bank.

2008

Places orders for Boeing 737NG and A320 family aircraft.

2007

Places order for A320 family aircraft, Boeing 737NG and B787.

2006

First new aircraft order: total of 14 Boeing 737-800s.

2005

ACG becomes wholly owned subsidiary of Pacific LifeCorp. ACG acquires Boullioun Aviation Services and completes $1.9 billion pooled aircraft securitization.

2002-2003

Pacific LifeCorp acquires 86% of ACG in 2002 and 91% in 2003. ACG completes $1 billion pooled aircraft securitization in 2003.

2001

Pacific LifeCorp acquires 83% of ACG.
ACG forms equity investment partnership with subsidiaries of Fortis Bank NB.

2000

First of three aircraft securitization raising $687 million from 30 institutional investors in 4 rated (all 3 Agencies) bond classes.

1998

Pacific LifeCorp acquires 49% of the common stock of ACG. Investment partnerships acquire additional $300 million of aircraft.

1996

Pacific Life makes an equity related investment directly in ACG. Equity investment partnerships acquire $100 million of aircraft.

1989

ACG was established by its founding principals, with two institutional shareholders, Aviation Holdings (a London-based aircraft leasing firm) and a unit of Dean Witter Reynolds. ACG’s mandate was to emphasize asset management and aircraft remarketing.