Landmark Aviation Announces its Acquisition of the Assets of Odyssey Aviation

Landmark Aviation Announces its Acquisition of the Assets of Odyssey Aviation

Houston, TX — 02/18/2011

Landmark Aviation announces its acquisition of the assets of Odyssey Aviation.

 

“This acquisition expands our presence in the Midwest and Southeast, and enhances our network capabilities to better service our customers,” said Dan Bucaro, Landmark Aviation President & CEO.

 

With locations in Cincinnati, OH (LUK), Columbus, OH (CMH), Chicago, IL (MDW), Asheville, NC (AVL), Charleston, SC (CHS), Lafayette, LA (LFT), and New Orleans, LA (NEW), the Odyssey acquisition complements Landmark’s existing network and supports its growth strategy. This acquisition brings its network to 47 locations.

 

“We look forward to working with all of the airport authorities and supporting the aviation communities alike,” stated Mr. Bucaro. “We are committed to making improvements in these locations, as well as increasing business and being an active participant in the local communities.”

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Landmark Aviation operates a network of fixed base operations located throughout the U.S., and in Canada and Western Europe. The Company offers a wide range of services, including FBO, MRO, charter and management. Landmark is a portfolio company of GTCR Golder Rauner and Platform Partners, LLC. For more information, visit www.landmarkaviation.com.

 

GTCR is a leading private equity firm based in Chicago that manages more than $8 billion in equity and capital invested in a wide range of companies and industries.  The firm principally invests in high-growth industries, including business services and outsourcing, consumer products and services, healthcare, technology and transaction processing.

 

Platform Partners, LLC is a private holding company based in Houston that makes investments in middle-market companies with the intent of growing the businesses into industry leaders through a combination of organic and acquisition growth.