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Highly-tailored Specialized Lending in the Aerospace Sector

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AltAero Aviation Finance is an aviation-focused specialty finance platform that was formed to offer flexible credit solutions supporting the private aviation, government & defense and other civil aerospace markets.

AltAero was established to address a void in the market for borrowers looking for flexibility and lending solutions that are not provided by traditional lenders.


AltAero is part of Acorn Growth Companies, an aerospace and defense-focused middle-market private equity firm with an established history of providing similar financing to aircraft operators in the business jet, special mission aircraft, and other aviation asset markets.
AltAero’s primary focus is on asset-backed lending. 

AltAero offers:

  • Senior loans: portfolio financing, capex lines, delay draw term loans.  Flexible loan structures on a first lien/first out and first lien/last out basis

  • Select leasing

  • Convertible preferred and mezzanine investments tied to loan opportunities

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Asset is operating in commercial revenue activity

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Asset is owned by a commercial entity or an investment vehicle (for on lease assets).


Borrower jurisdiction is U.S., Ireland or U.K.

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Minimum loan size of $7.5MM



Private Aviation

General Aviation &
Business Aircraft

Traditional Civil Aviation

Fixed Wing Aircraft,
Helicopters & Aircraft Engines

Government & Defense

Military Training & Mission Specific Civil Aircraft

Esoteric Aviation Assets

Aircraft & Engine Parts, Flight Simulators, Ground Handling Equipment & Select Inventory


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Experience an alternative lending solution that can bring your business to new heights.

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