Aviation Financial Advisory Services
IMG helps commercial and general aviation airports, airport developers, and airport stakeholders identify financing and funding sources to realize the development of greenfield airport facilities, terminal buildings, and other capital expansions. IMG professionals have a depth of experience with general airport revenue bonds, special facility bonds, and other tax-exempt and taxable instruments available to airports, as well as public funding sources, including Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airport Improvement Program (AIP) grants, FAA Letters of Intent, Passenger Facility Charges (PFCs), and other federal and state programs. View Panama City, FL,
IMG has also identified financing techniques for aviation facilities that may be developed by public or private entities, including cargo, maintenance, catering and other buildings constructed on or adjacent to airports as well as radar and flight tracking systems.
Internationally, IMG professionals work closely with government organizations in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Africa, Eastern Europe and Asia to structure financing packages from a capital markets and multi-lateral sources that make critical aviation projects a reality. IMG professionals have worked on airport projects with the International Finance Corporation/the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, the U.S. Trade Development Agency, the US Agency for International Development, the U.S. Export-Import Bank (EXIM), the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (view Guatemala), the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and the Asian Development Bank.
IMG has carried out a number of assignments to value aviation assets for airport regulators or for governments establishing PPPs and want to ensure that the economics of their long-term agreements are market-based and can be easily monitored in the future.
IMG advises airports on setting appropriate rates and charges to both meet financial requirements and to remain competitive in the dynamic aviation environment. IMG has partnered with the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) for over five years to conduct the annual Rates and Charges Survey that serves as the leading U.S. database of airport financial and operational information. Through this survey and IMG’s extensive performance management experience, IMG advises airport management on appropriate performance measures to guide day-to-day operations and demonstrate to stakeholders whether organizational goals are being met. This includes assisting clients assess an airport’s operational and financial performance for government deliberating an airports’ budget or subsidy levels.
IMG is active in aviation professional organizations, including the American Association of Airport Executives, Airports Council International, the Transportation Research Board Aviation Economics Committee, and the Airport Consultant’s Council.
For more information on IMG’s Aviation Financial Advisory Services contact:
Sasha Page, Vice President or
Jorge Gonzalez, Vice President