AerOlex Advisors

AerOlex Advisors LLC is a boutique advisory firm offering bespoke investment banking services to companies operating or investing in real assets.

AerOlex provides capital raising / capital formation, M&A and strategic joint venture advisory services. AerOlex has extensive relationships across a broad range of investors investing in / allocating capital to real assets or real asset strategies.

AerOlex is dedicated to providing senior level attention and personalized service to its clients.

Services offered

  • Equity Capital Raising. AerOlex helps clients secure equity capital for a range of strategic initiatives including growth capital, acquisition, recapitalizations. Proven deal execution experience across a broad range of structures including corporate equity, structured equity, joint ventures, funds and project equity. AerOlex has extensive relationships across a broad range of investors investing in alternative / illiquid assets including private equity funds, private credit funds/hedge funds, fund of funds, insurance companies, pensions, endowments & foundations and family offices.
  • Debt Capital Advisory. AerOlex helps clients secure debt capital including acquisition finance, recapitalization and refinancings. Forms of debt capital include senior secured, asset-based loans, second lien loans, mezzanine debt and convertible debt. AerOlex has extensive relationships with commercial banks and non-bank debt providers, including private debt funds, finance companies, credit opportunity funds, business development companies (BDCs), insurance companies and family offices.
  • M&A / Strategic Joint Ventures. AerOlex provides M&A advisory services to its clients. This includes buy side, sell side and strategic joint ventures.

Industry focus

  • Aircraft Leasing
  • Aerospace and Defense
  • Shipping

Biography - Mark Olexy

Managing Partner

Mark Olexy

Mark Olexy has over 25 years of experience in investment banking with a focus on private capital raising / private capital advisory.

Prior to founding AerOlex Advisors, Mark was Head of the Aviation at ITE Management, a private investment firm investing in industrial transportation assets. Prior to ITE, Mark launched and ran the Private Capital Advisory Business at BNP Paribas where he focused on raising capital for the Transportation / Aviation and Power, Energy & Renewables verticals. At BNP, Mark was responsible for raising / advising on >$1B of equity in the aviation sector and his record of success earned his team industry accolades, including 2019 Airfinance Journal's Equity Deal of the Year and ISHKA's Best Lessor Deal of the Year.

Additionally, Mark has held investment banking / private capital raising roles at Atlantic Pacific Capital, Lazard, Citigroup and BMO Capital Markets.

Mark Olexy
  • Northwestern University.
    BA in Economics
  • Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of International Management.
  • Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts.
  • New York Society of Security Analysts.
  • FINRA Securities Licenses.
    Series 24 (General Securities Principal), Series 7 (General Securities Representative), Series 63 (Uniform Securities Law), Series 79 (Limited representative, Investment Banking)

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Our office

  • Main Office
    155 East 44th Street
    Suite 1005
    New York, NY 10017