OUR GRADUATE PROGRAMME
Avolon offers a dynamic entry opportunity into the aircraft leasing industry for enthusiastic graduates who share our passion for aviation in an entrepreneurial environment. Avolon is looking for graduates who have strong intellectual ability, curiosity, courage and, most importantly, a desire to learn. Our 12-month graduate programme will provide you with the launch pad to an exciting career in aircraft leasing like no other.
Avolon provides graduates with an exceptional opportunity to develop to their potential, both personally and professionally, across a wide range of disciplines. Graduates will get the chance to rotate between some of the following teams:
Finance, Legal, Technical and Asset Management, Pricing, Risk Management, Human Resources, Marketing and Project Management and Technology.
Applications are now closed for Avolon's 2020 Graduate Programme.
JOIN OUR TRIBE
We are a young, vibrant workforce of over 250 employees, working in seven offices across six countries. Our team, known as our TRIBE, is guided by our five core values: Transparency, Respect, Insightfulness, Bravery and Ebullience. These values underpin how we interact with our customers, stakeholders, community and, most importantly, each other. Our TRIBE are amongst the most diverse in terms of gender, age and ethnicity – powering our thought leadership.LEARN MORE
AVOLON & INSEAD
PARTNERING WITH THE WORLD’S LEADING BUSINESS SCHOOL
As part of a commitment to nurturing talent and continuing professional development across the business, Avolon has partnered with INSEAD, one of the world’s leading graduate business partners, to provide a multi-year professional development progamme for Avolon employees.DISCOVER MORE
Avolon CARE Days
At Avolon, our social responsibility takes its form through CARE. CARE enables our employees to take the lead in collaborating with local and international partners to promote innovation, social development, education and meaningful change in the world.READ MORE
BORN IN DUBLIN
As one of the largest privately backed start-ups, Avolon was founded in 2010. Avolon’s vision is to build the world’s leading aircraft leasing platform. This vision is based on clear financial and operating principles, supported by a strong entrepreneurial spirit and culture, which empowers individuals to reach and exceed their potential.
A journey of growth
Avolon is founded with a US$750m equity commitment from three private equity firms Cinven, CVC and Oak Hill Capital
Government of Singapore Investment Corporation (GIC) joins as a shareholder in Avolon with a US$300m equity investment
Avolon announces significant aircraft orders with Airbus and Boeing valued at almost US$4 billion
Avolon forms a joint-venture capital aircraft leasing business. Avolon Capital Partners with Wells Fargo to build a US$500m aircraft portfolio
Avolon lists on the NYSE with a market cap of US$1.6bn; then the largest ever listing on the NYSE by an Irish founded company
Bohai Leasing agrees to acquire Avolon for US$7.6bn, a 55% premium to the IPO price, delivering significant returns to shareholders.
Avolon agrees to acquire the aircraft leasing business of CIT Group for US$10.4bn
Avolon completes the acquisition of the aircraft leasing business of CIT Group; and orders 75 Boeing 737 MAX aircraft valued at US$11 bn
ORIX Corp acquires a 30% stake in Avolon from Bohai; and Avolon orders 100 Airbus A320neo family aircraft valued at US$11.5 bn
Avolon achieves investment grade status as Moody's Investors Service upgrade Avolon's corporate family and senior unsecured ratings to Baa3. Fitch Ratings and S&P Global follow suit to upgrade Avolon's issuer and senior unsecured debt ratings to investment grade (both BBB-).
Of aircraft are owned
by Irish-based vendors
Of world's leased aircraft
are managed from Ireland
Contributed to the local economy which
supports almost 5,000 direct and indirect jobs
Of world's airline fleet
expected to be leased by 2020
AT THE FOREFRONT
OF GLOBAL START-UP
At Avolon, we are passionate about our obligation to help and enable entrepreneurial endevour. Given our start-up success, we feel a responsibility to promote innovation and encourge other Irish companies to scale, delivering econimic benefits to stakeholders, investors and to Ireland itself. We developed Project i, a white paper that has Ireland's best economic interests at its core.