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An $18 Billion Distressed Fund Bets on Fresh Aviation Disruption

July 28, 2022, 5:10 PM

One of the biggest names in distressed investing is poised to expand its bet on the aviation industry as fresh chaos hits airlines around the world.

After spending $2.5 billion on aircraft-related investments in the past 18 months, SVPGlobal is increasing its team of specialists to seek out more deals in the sector and to expand operations across the supply chain, according to founder Victor Khosla.

The $18 billion firm, which focuses on private credit and distressed investments, sees continued disruptions hitting airlines that are grappling with staffing shortages and high fuel costs after a costly pandemic.

SVP acquired ...