AUGUST 19TH, 2016
Amedeo Air Four Plus: Acquisition Of Asset
As anticipated in the Company’s Prospectus dated 28 June 2016 (the “Prospectus”) Amedeo Air Four Plus Limited (the “Company”), via its wholly-owned subsidiary AA4P Theta Limited (“AA4PT”), on 19 August 2016 purchased directly from The Boeing Company one 777-300ER aircraft bearing manufacturer’s serial number 42336 (the “Aircraft”).
Upon delivery of the Aircraft, AA4PT also entered into an Aircraft Operating Lease arrangement with Emirates Airline pursuant to which the Aircraft has been leased to Emirates for a term of 12 years, with fixed lease rentals for the duration. Following this purchase, the Company now owns six A380s and two B777-300ERs which have all been leased to Emirates.
About the Company
The Company is a Guernsey-domiciled company, with shares admitted to trading on the Specialist Fund Segment (“SFS”) of the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market (LSE: AA4).
The Company’s investment objective is to obtain income returns and a capital return for its Shareholders by acquiring, leasing and then selling aircraft (the “Assets”).
To pursue its investment objective, the Company will seek to use the net proceeds of placings and/or other equity capital raisings, together with financing facilities (or instruments), to acquire widebody or other aircraft which will be leased to one or more major airlines.
The Company aims to provide Shareholders with an attractive total return comprising income from distributions through the period of the Company’s ownership of the Assets and capital upon the sale of the Assets.
It is anticipated that income distributions will be made to Shareholders quarterly, subject to compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The Company currently targets a distribution to investors of 2.0625 pence per Share per quarter as detailed in the Prospectus.
Defined terms used in this announcement shall have the same meaning as ascribed to them in the Company’s Prospectus dated 28 June 2016.