Air Partner moves into safety with acquisition of Baines Simmons
Global aviation services group, Air Partner has entered the aviation safety market with the acquisition of Baines Simmons.
The $9.5m deal is expected to be earnings enhancing in its first full year of ownership according to a statement from Air Partner.
Founded in 2001, Baines Simmons has delivered consultancy services in aviation regulation, compliance and safety management, across civil and military markets to more than 750 aviation organisations and more than 40 aviation authorities and has helped develop the skills and expertise of more than 120,000 aviation professionals,
Today’s statement from Air Partner said that Baines Simmons will provide it with the opportunity to extend service and product capabilities which will complement and enhance its existing broking business.
Earlier this year Air Partner bought Cabot Aviation.
Following acquisition, Baines Simmons will continue to be managed by its current executive team led by Managing Director, Andrew Parker and founders, Keven Baines and Bob Simmons and will remain headquartered at Fairoaks Airport in Surrey, UK.