Virgin Australia Airlines - M&A Summary, Ownership, and Business Overview


Virgin Australia Airlines M&A Summary

Virgin Australia Airlines has acquired 3 companies of its own. A total of 1 acquisition came from private equity firms.

Virgin Australia Airlines’ largest acquisition to date was in 2013, when it acquired Skywest Airlines for $70M. Virgin Australia Airlines has acquired in 2 countries. The Company’s most targeted sectors include airlines (34%) and business services (34%).

Virgin Australia Airlines Ownership

Who owns Virgin Australia Airlines?

Virgin Australia Airlines is owned by Bain Capital Private Equity. It was acquired on September 4, 2020.

Is Virgin Australia Airlines PE-backed?

Yes. Virgin Australia Airlines is owned by private equity investor Bain Capital Private Equity.

Virgin Australia Airlines Business Overview

Where is Virgin Australia Airlines headquartered?

Virgin Australia Airlines is headquartered in Spring Hill, Australia.

What is Virgin Australia Airlines’ revenue?

Virgin Australia Airlines disclosed revenue of 5,417M AUD for 2018 and 5,041M AUD for 2017.

What sector is Virgin Australia Airlines in?

Virgin Australia Airlines is an airlines company.

When was Virgin Australia Airlines founded?

Virgin Australia Airlines was founded in 2000.

M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity3
    • M&A Buy Activity3
  • Total Sectors Invested 3
  • Total Countries Invested 2
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 2

Virgin Australia Airlines

Virgin Australia Airlines Pty Ltd.

PO Box 1034,
Spring Hill, QLD 4004

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.

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (0.0/yr) # 3 - - - - - 3
vol $70M $70M
Sell (0.0/yr) # - - - - - - 0

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Velocity Frequent Flyer Pty Ltd. 2014-08-29 - Stake Purchase
Spring Hill, Australia ·
Tasmanian Walking Company 2013-09-23 - Add-on Acquisition
, Australia ·
Skywest Airlines Ltd. 2013-04-11 70M AUD Add-on Acquisition
Singapore, Singapore ·
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M&A by Sector

Sector Buy # Value Sell # Value
Airlines 1 (33%) 70M (100%) - -
Business Services 1 (33%) - - -
Consumer Services 1 (33%) - - -
Total 3 $70M - -

By Geo

State/Country Buy Value Sell Value
Australia 2 - - -
Singapore 1 70M - -
Domestic 2 (67%) - - -
Cross-border 1 (33%) 70M (100%) - -
Total 3 $70M - -

Deal Values

buy # Total
< $100M 1 $70M
Largest Skywest Airlines Ltd.
$70M (2013-04-11)

M&A Connections

Acquired from
1 (33%)

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