Global Knafaim

Profile

Global Knafaim Leasing Ltd (“GKL”) is a publicly traded aviation company engaged in acquiring, leasing and trading used commercial aircraft.

GKL is controlled by Knafaim Holdings Ltd.  

GKL has extensive, rich experience in the industry, and is a reputable company with excellent relationships with airlines, leasing companies and financiers in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Australia and South Africa.

GKL is a public company   listed on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange, following a completion of its IPO in July 2017. To this day, GKL has paid over USD$50,000,000 in dividends to its shareholders.

GKL is rated IlBBB/Watch Neg by S&P Maalot, GKL’s corporate bonds (series B) are rated IlBBB(+)/Watch Neg

Services

Assets

Following the completion of over 200 purchase, lease, finance and refinance of aircraft, Global Knafaim Leasing has vast and rich experience in the aircraft leasing space and during its entire economic life cycle

Management

GKL’s vast knowledge and long experience enables a professional and efficient management of the aircraft’s many aspects – technical, professional and economical. With focus in not-new aircraft, GKL’s record shows additional value is added and extracted from the asset, inter alia by extending existing lease agreements, sale of transactions or parting out the aircraft.

GKL’s transactions are non speculative in nature (purchase of aircraft with aircraft lease attached) with impressive positive outcomes.

GKL maintains a business partnership with Rolls Royce Partners Finance.

Business Partners

Lessees (Past and Present)

Air Atlanta Icelandic
Air Berlin
Air Canada
Air France
Air New Zealand
36
Air Transat
American Airlines
Arkia
British Airways
British Midland International
Canadian North
Dan Air
Delta
El Al
Evergreen
First Air
Harmony
IAI
Iberia
Korean Air
Ladeco
Lan
National
Sunclass
Tame EP
Thomas Cook
Transasia Airways
TUI
Virgin Atlantic
Virgin Australia
Vistara

Financial and other

Accipiter
ACG
AerCap
Aergo
Air Lease Corporation
Airbus
Aircastle
ANZ Bank
Bank Hapoalim
Bank Leumi
BBAM
BOC Aviation
Boeing
CALC
Castlelake
Cathay United Bank
CDB Aviation
CIT Bank
Crédit Industriel et Commercial
CUB Bank
DVB Bank
Embraer
GA Telesis
GECAS
ICBC
Israel Discount Bank
Jackson Square
MUFG
Nord LB
ORIX
Pratt & Whitney
Rolls-Royce
Rolls Royce & Partners
Santander
SMBC
Wells Fargo

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