Stephen Rimmer

Chief Executive Officer

Altavair L.P.

Mr. Rimmer is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Altavair L.P. and has been involved in the commercial aviation industry including world-wide aircraft and engine trading activities for over 35 years. Mr. Rimmer co-founded Altavair in 2003 as a joint venture with Guggenheim Partners and remains responsible for its overall strategy and management of over $3.0 billion of Boeing and Airbus aircraft.  Following the purchase of the Guggenheim interest in Altavair back in 2016, Altavair entered a strategic partnership with KKR providing for joint ownership of Altavair and a $1.0 billion commitment of KKR fund capital for building out a commercial aircraft portfolio.  With this dedicated capital and KKR world-wide resources, Altavair has the ability to invest in all parts of the market. Prior to Altavair LLC, Mr. Rimmer founded XS Aviation Ltd., a commercial aircraft investment management and advisory company in 2000. Before XS, he co-founded Curtis & Company, a boutique aviation lease and finance arranging company, where he remained a principal in charge of its London office from 1991 through 1999. During this same time, Mr. Rimmer founded Curtis Power Company, an early commercial engine leasing company, which he later sold to General Electric in 2001. At its height, Curtis Power Company managed and leased over 90 engines to airlines around the globe. Mr. Rimmer has held senior management positions with several prominent firms in the commercial aviation industry, including Security Pacific


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