TEAM

 

Carey Robinson Wolchok

  • Founder and Chairman of Perilune Capital, a private investment group which structures opportunities across multiple asset classes.

  • Perilune has made investments in over $800M in real estate and financial services businesses.

  • Founder of Harspring Capital Management, a value oriented hedge fund.

  • Formed successful joint ventures with publicly traded aircraft lessors and aircraft manufacturers.

  • Perilune has acquired, managed, and profitably sold a portfolio of over $1 billion of commercial aircraft.

  • Formerly, Principal at AeroEquity, a private equity firm with over $1 billion committed to the aerospace sector.

  • MBA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University/BA summa cum laude University of Florida.

 
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Andrew Chao

  • Vice President of Corporate Development for Aviation Sales Company (NYSE: AVS).

  • Director of Corporate Development for Ormet Corp (OTC: ORMTQ) in JV with Trafigura PTE Limited.

  • Investment banker specializing in Aerospace and Defense.

  • Key roles in IPO of First Aviation Services (NASDAQ: FAVS); sale of an aircraft engine overhaul division of Saab/Celsius; sale of a smelter grade alumina refinery; venture capital financing of a telecommunications carrier.

  • Auditor with Deloitte & Touche LLP.

  • MBAs from Columbia School of Business and the London Business School (graduated w/distinction) and degrees in Finance & Accounting from the Wharton School and in Material Science Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.

 
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Jason Yacoub

  • Founder and co-owner of Strategic Air Finance, an aviation trading and leasing firm.

  • Co-founded Aviation Repair Technologies, an aircraft maintenance company.

  • Co-founded Advanced Capital Partners, an aviation advisory firm focused on corporate finance and M&A.

  • Mergers and Acquisitions advisor at First Equity, an aviation-focused investment bank.

  • BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania and BS in Economics focused on finance from the Wharton School.