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Services

Valuation Solutions

Tangible Asset Valuations : Led by ISTAT Certified Appraisers with decades of industry experience, mba’s Valuation Team has earned its reputation as a world leader in asset valuations for a variety of clients, both public and private. Considering each and every client as its most important relationship, mba delivers accurate asset valuations while remaining available for conference and discussion whenever necessary.

Intangible Asset Valuations : Intangible assets require a unique set of skills and financial acumen to properly value by today’s complex standards. mba is a world leader in intangible asset valuation and is known for valuing the international routes and slots of the world’s largest airlines. While mba specializes in the valuation of routes, slots, and gates, the firm also performs valuations of frequent flyer programs and intellectual properties such as trademarks, patents, and brand names.

Enterprise Valuations : The significance of valuations is increasing, whether aiding in fulfilling financial reporting requirements, tax preparation, litigation, or mergers and acquisitions. mba’s unique background and in-house skill set uniquely positions the firm to provide both public and closely-held private businesses with valuation services.

Analytical Solution

airlines & lessors : Recognized as a premier aviation consulting firm, mba’s Team brings over 150 years of combined industry experience to public and private clientele worldwide. With backgrounds including former airline executives, FAA staff, business valuation experts, route schedulers, slot traders, and ISTAT Certified Appraisers, mba is effectively situated to assist in a wide range of aviation-related engagements.

airports : The modern passenger has an evolving set of preferences. In order to appeal to both airlines and passengers, airports must be conscious of their current infrastructure, the types of travelers at their facility, and the trends of its consumers. Through a diverse set of Airport Solutions, mba assists airports with identifying opportunities; whether through analyzing current service, forecasting potential service, assessing business revenues, or presenting a case to an airline or investor.

maintenance modeling : mba has significant experience in aircraft maintenance, including maintenance scheduling, maintenance costs, and maintenance modeling. Specifically, mba’s Team has been involved in a majority of the major airline bankruptcies during the past decade, and has provided maintenance analysis and oversight on a number of aircraft coming out of these bankruptcies. With over 30 aircraft currently under mba’s asset management group, mba is actively involved in maintenance planning for active aircraft. In addition to physical oversight, mba’s Team is experienced in maintenance modeling for ABS deals and private transactions for both aircraft lessors and investors.

expert witness : With an accomplished team versed in the full range of aviation consulting disciplines, mba is well poised to provide credible expert support, including testimony, for clients involved in aviation-related litigation. From bankruptcies, accident investigations, environmental impact evaluations, aircraft appraisals, damage assessments, and lost profits, mba’s experts can provide assistance at all stages of the litigation process.

 

Asset Management Solutions

mba’s Asset Management Team is comprised of seasoned aviation professionals encompassing years of experience within flight operations, engineering and maintenance, as well as finance. Leveraging their experience, mba is able to form specialized and interdisciplinary teams to provide customized solutions to clients worldwide. These services are designed to help mitigate financial risk, increase efficiency, and leverage upside.Whether navigating the import / export process, off-lease redelivery, utilization reporting, heavy maintenance oversight, technical records review, or management of maintenance reserves, mba’s Team can tailor a solution accounting for current and projected economic indicators, maximizing the asset value and potential.

With an accurate and efficient asset management program, you can rely on the accuracy and currency of asset-specific information, thereby allowing you to identify and address potential issues early on.

 

Safety & Compliance Solutions

mba is a trusted and independent auditing firm, fully prepared to guide you through the Audit and Corrective Action process. mba understands the dynamic world air carriers operate in, and stands ready to assist by actively keeping abreast of changes in operating regulations, cutting edge safety practices, and all other applicable facets of the aviation industry. Whether you are a new entrant, reconfiguring your fleet, or embarking on the re-engineering of processes, mba maintains the skills and experience to assist in maintaining compliance necessary to ensure operational safety.

mba offers independent and impartial auditing conducted by an Audit Team comprised of experts in their auditing disciplines, possessing years of executive level experience in the airline industry. mba’s Audit Team is also fully versed in FAA, EASA, & GCAA Regulations.