StoneCastle Securities LLC Serves as Exclusive Placement Agent for Stratus Partners, LLC
03/08/2013

StoneCastle Securities LLC Has Arranged Financing for a Leading Aircraft Financial Services Firm

Online PR News – 08-March-2013 – New York, NY – For more information, contact StoneCastle:
Richard Luftig (347) 887-0330
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StoneCastle Securities LLC Serves as Exclusive Placement Agent for Stratus Partners, LLC
StoneCastle Securities LLC Has Arranged Financing for a Leading Aircraft Financial Services Firm

NEW YORK, March 07, 2013 /-- StoneCastle Securities LLC, a leading provider of private equity and debt capital placement services, announced that it was the exclusive placement agent in securing equity financing on an inventory of aircraft components for Stratus Partners, LLC ("Stratus"), headquartered in Santa Rosa, CA. Stratus co-invested and is managing the consignment of the inventory. The transaction was extremely opportunistic and required an expedited closing process. Terms of the transaction have not been disclosed.

About Stratus Partners, LLC:
Stratus Partners, LLC (www.stratuspartnersllc.com ) is a leading aircraft financial services firm. Stratus has been successfully trading and leasing commercial aircraft since its formation in 1992. Stratus’ management team is led by Max Ulrich and Karl Freienmuth. Mr. Ulrich and Mr. Freienmuth each have over 30 years of experience in aircraft and engine acquisitions, trading, leasing, and finance.

About StoneCastle Securities, LLC:
StoneCastle Securities LLC, a subsidiary of StoneCastle Partners LLC, provides our clients access to third-party private equity and debt capital. StoneCastle Partners LLC and its affiliates manage in excess of $5 billion of assets focused exclusively on financial institutions. For additional information, please call Richard Luftig at (347) 887-0330.