M&A Deal Summary

Virgin Australia Airlines Acquires Skywest Airlines

On April 11, 2013, Virgin Australia Airlines acquired airliner Skywest Airlines for 98M AUD

Acquisition Highlights
  • This is Virgin Australia Airlines’ 1st transaction in the Airlines sector.
  • This is Virgin Australia Airlines’ largest (disclosed) transaction.
  • This is Virgin Australia Airlines’ 1st transaction in Singapore.

M&A Deal Summary

Date 2013-04-11
Target Skywest Airlines
Sector Airlines
Buyer(s) Virgin Australia Airlines
Deal Type Add-on Acquisition
Deal Value 98M AUD
Advisor(s) Moelis & Co. (Financial)

Target

Skywest Airlines

Singapore, Singapore
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Skywest Airlines Ltd (formerly known as Advent Air Ltd) was a diversified airline, aerospace and investment group incorporated in Singapore.

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Buyer(S) 1

Buyer

Virgin Australia Airlines

Spring Hill, Australia

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Category Company
Founded 2000
Sector Airlines
Revenue 5.4B AUD (2018)
DESCRIPTION

Virgin Australia Airlines is an airline company with the largest fleet size to use the Virgin brand. Virgin Australia Airlines was founded in 2000 and is based in Spring Hill, Australia.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 1 of 3
Sector (Airlines) 1 of 1
Type (Add-on Acquisition) 1 of 2
Country (Singapore) 1 of 1
Year (2013) 1 of 2
Size (of disclosed) 1 of 1
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