Cases and Deals

Blank Rome Represents Gama Aviation in Sale of MRO Business to West Star Aviation

Blank Rome represented Gama Aviation, a global aviation company providing special mission, business aviation, and technology and outsourcing services, in the completion of a definitive purchase agreement to sell its maintenance, repair, and overhaul (“MRO”) business in the United States, Jet East, to West Star Aviation, the leading provider of MRO services to the business aviation industry. The proposed deal is valued at approximately $131 million.

The sale is contingent on Shareholder approval at an upcoming meeting that will take place on November 3, 2023. The deal is expected to close shortly thereafter.

To learn more about the transaction, read Gama Aviation’s press release here.

The Blank Rome team representing Gama Aviation was led by partners Robert J. Mittman and Kathleen A. Cunningham, and included associates Naomi M. Gallimore, Adam R. Seiden, Madeleine D. Rose, and John T. Winton for corporate; partner Joseph T. Gulant and of counsel David A. Gilbert for tax; partner Scott R. Smith for finance; partner Michael A. Kadlec for employee benefits; partner Lisa Casey Spaniel for intellectual property; partner Margaret A. Hill for environmental; and associate Hannah K. Ahn for insurance matters.