Mergers & Acquisitions


Blu Miles Pilots Clients through the M&A Maze

With its finger on the pulse of the aerospace industry, Blu Miles Aviation Services is uniquely positioned to monitor trends, identify market influencers, assess enterprise capabilities and create lasting business opportunities for its clients.

Whether you’re an SME aviation business owner in search of an exit strategy, a larger enterprise seeking to build through strategic acquisition, or a private equity firm looking to add to its portfolio, Blu Miles has the industry knowledge, resources and relationships to help you achieve your goal.

Building Winning Businesses and Portfolios through Strategic Sales and Acquisitions

Blu Miles’ total solution approach stems from deep experience in aviation and aerospace product and service delivery… assisting clients in developing new ways of thinking and working to access capital, improve operations, strengthen balance sheets and maximize business valuations.

Blu Miles collaborates with business partners across the aviation and aerospace spectrum to:

  • Unlock Value and Create New Opportunities
  • Develop Actionable Intelligence
  • Implement New Tools to Sustain Success
  • Energize Teams to Excel

Experienced in Both the Buy Side and Sell Side of Aviation M&A

The Blu Miles team boasts over 60 years' senior management experience in the aerospace and defense industry, including the management and transition of mid-life and end-of-life commercial aircraft assets. Our associates have managed over 40 tear-down programs and built an extensive global network of relationships to manage the end-to-end process of acquiring and selling aviation assets for teardown and redistribution of the material.

Leading by example, Blu Miles’ principals have distinguished themselves as thought-leaders and problem-solvers throughout their careers in aviation technology.  They have served in strategic leadership roles with some of the aviation industry’s most respected manufacturing and logistics companies. 

Blu Miles provides M&A services to:

  • Aircraft lessors and holding companies
  • Regional airline operators
  • Business jet owners and operators
  • Original equipment manufacturers
  • Aftermarket parts manufacturers and suppliers
  • Maintenance Repair and Overhaul organizations

Better Intelligence, Better Deals

Blu Miles provides clients with extensive industry-specific solutions, identifying and addressing opportunities and risks presented by acquisition targets, and valuation enhancement services for companies in search of a profitable exit. 

  • Asset and Partnership Negotiations
  • Funding and Asset Capitalization
  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Overall Business and Competitive Market Analysis
  • Business Process Optimization and Pre-Sale Positioning
  • Deal Negotiation, Offer and Execution
  • Due Diligence
  • Post-Acquisition Absorption

Accelerated Value Realization and Return on Business Optimization Investment

Blu Miles provides a broad range of targeted consulting services for companies that are committed to quickly achieving and sustaining their full potential. Our clients realize, on average, results yielding 25 times return on our fees and margin improvements of seven percentage points within six months.

Merger Analysis, Preparation and Negotiation… Acquisition Planning and Execution

For entrepreneur owners seeking to maximize the return on their business-building efforts, Blu Miles offers a suite of services to improve revenue and margins, enhance the valuation of the company and conclude a successful merger with or sale to the right business partner.

For clients on the buying side of the M&A equation, Blu Miles helps identify and acquire the right prospect, one that fits within an enterprise’s mission, culture and product offering, or a private equity firm’s portfolio of aviation and aerospace companies.

And for both buyers and sellers, Blu Miles offers access to capital to bring deals to a successful close.