Hawthorne Global Aviation Services, a portfolio company of Moelis Capital Partners, today announced the acquisition of a controlling interest in Aeropremier, a fixed based operator for private jets.
Aeropremier is a provider of general aviation services at New Orleans Lakefront Airport with over 50,000 square feet of hangar space which can accommodate aircraft up to the size of a Gulfstream 550. The company is based in New Orleans, LA (www.aeropremier.com).
Hawthorne is a general aviation services company. Moelis Capital Partners and Hawthorne Corporation formed Hawthorne Global Aviation Services in November 2011. The company is headquartered in Charleston, SC (www.hawthorne.aero).
Moelis Capital Partners is a middle market private equity firm founded in 2007 in connection with the formation of Moelis & Company, an independent investment bank. Moelis Capital Partners manages $700 million of committed private equity capital and specializes in traditional private equity investments in the middle market. The firm is based in New York (www.moelis.com).