January 14, 2019

Carlyle names aviation co-head

Carlyle Aviation Partners, a recently acquired unit of alternative asset manager Carlyle Group, has named Edward O’Byrne as managing director and co-head of aviation.

O’Byrne joins Carlyle Aviation after 11 years with AerCap Holdings, where he most recently served as chief investment officer in charge of portfolio management, aircraft trading and OEM relations.

On 19 December 2018, Carlyle announced the closing of the acquisition of Apollo Aviation Group.