Dubai, U.A.E., 19 April 2023 – Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd announced today that its Board of Directors and Shareholders had authorized an additional US$300 million for bond repurchases to be conducted through open market transactions. To date, DAE has repurchased approximately US$1.13 billion of principal amount of its publicly traded bonds under the previous authorizations of US$1.2 billion. DAE now has US$370 million of available authority to repurchase bonds.
DAE Chief Executive Officer Firoz Tarapore said: “Recent volatility in the rates market has allowed us to step up the repurchase of our secured and unsecured bonds. Today, we are increasing our available authorization to create capacity to repurchase additional bonds as market opportunities arise.”
DAE currently has approximately US$3.5 billion of publicly traded bonds outstanding in the capital markets.
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Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd is a globally recognized aviation services corporation with two divisions: DAE Capital and DAE Engineering. Headquartered in Dubai, DAE serves over 170 airline customers in over 65 countries from its seven office locations in Dubai, Dublin, Amman, Singapore, Miami, New York, and Seattle.
DAE Capital is an award-winning aircraft lessor and financier with an owned, managed, committed, and mandated to manage fleet of approximately 500 Airbus, ATR and Boeing aircraft with a fleet value exceeding US$17 billion. DAE Engineering provides regional MRO services to customers in Europe, Middle East, Africa, and South Asia from its state-of-the-art facility in Amman, Jordan, accommodating up to 17 wide and narrow body aircraft. It is authorized to work on 15 aircraft types and has regulatory approval from over 25 regulators globally. More information can be found on the company’s web site at www.dubaiaerospace.com.
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