Aviation Investment Banking

Innovative strategies. Specialized focus.

The Raymond James Aviation practice offers capital raising and M&A advisory services to air carriers and related businesses. Our investment banking clients are primarily passenger airlines, including low-cost carriers, major airlines, regional and specialty carriers, and airlines in high-growth markets outside the U.S. The practice also has experience in related sectors such as air cargo, business aviation, ground services and loyalty programs. We have completed more than 40 equity financings and M&A transactions in the sector since 2000, as well as private equity financings for airlines at pre-IPO scale.

Aviation Subsector Expertise

  • Low-cost Carriers
  • Regional Airlines
  • Full-service Airlines
  • Leading Carriers in non-U.S. Markets
  • Aviation Services, including Aircraft Leasing
  • Air Cargo
  • Business Aviation

Senior Banking Team

Tom Mullins
Tom Mullins
Managing Director, Co-Head of Transport & Infrastructure
St. Petersburg
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Scott Brinner
Scott Brinner
Senior Vice President
St. Petersburg
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Kevin Fielder
Kevin Fielder
Senior Vice President
St. Petersburg
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Transaction History

Transaction history may include a transaction completed by a Raymond James banker while at a former firm.

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Investment Banking  |  January 16, 2017
Dr. Burkhard Weber to strengthen Raymond James' M&A advisory offering in Germany

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