The ACA team's varied experience enables us to deliver an outstanding combination of strategic, financial marketing and operational expertise to clients. Ranging from industry forecasting and benchmarking to risk management, as well as expert witness and litigation support, ACA delivers the specialized knowledge and services our clients need to fulfill their business objectives.
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ACA's senior professionals have worldwide experience. We use this global expertise to assist multilateral agencies in due diligence activities. ACA's strength in this area benefits vendors and purchasers of aviation products as they deal in the global marketplace. ACA's Latin American parctice has been augmented by the addition of Tom Casey who is Managing Director -- Latin America. He is located in Rio, and provides ACA with the benefit of his thirty plus years experience in the region. ACA has also developed expertise in alternative aviation fuel and its economic potential for stimulating economic growth in the emerging markets. See (put in link) for more information. Social media strategy is particularly well suited to the needs of both airlines and airports in the emerging markets because of its unique ability to tell passengers about exceptional quality at a low cost.
Forecasted growth in passenger and cargo demand for primary airport in country with newly discovered petroleum reserves
Developed strategic plan for a privatized engine overhaul company whose domestic business base was eliminated by repossessions
Arranged aircraft financing for a newly-established airline in Nigeria
Raised capital from OPIC for a Caribbean-based airline
Due diligence review of start-up airlines in Africa and Latin America for financial institutions
Provided benchmark analysis for major Latin American and U.S. airlines
Conducted numerous Definitional Missions for the U.S. Trade and Development Agency, including: airport expansion projects in Namibia, Tanzania, and Zambia; the reconstruction of the aviation sector in the former Yugoslavia; and the upgrade of Russian airports and other critical aspects of Russian aviation based airlines (See Emerging Markets Locales)
Developed a bottom-up financial forecast for a South American airline to support a financing package
Advised Latin American and Central Asian governments on privatization of their carriers
Advised major alliance on common procurement opportunities
Facilitated receipt of fourth and fifth freedom rights in Africa
Advised Southeast Asian government on aviation policy for newly privatized airline