Landmark Aviation Increases its Presence at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, IL (SPI) Through Acquisition of the Assets of First Class Air, Inc.

Landmark Aviation Increases its Presence at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, IL (SPI) Through Acquisition of the Assets of First Class Air, Inc.

Houston, TX — 10/31/2008

Landmark Aviation increases its presence at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport in Springfield, IL (SPI) through acquisition of the assets of First Class Air, Inc.

 

"This acquisition will make our presence stronger in the Springfield market," said Dan Bucaro, Landmark's President and CEO. "We look forward to being a bigger part of the Springfield community, and to strengthening our relationship with the airport authority."

 

Landmark Aviation has 42 FBOs in its network, including locations in the U.S., Canada and Western Europe.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of GCTR 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.