Ross Aviation’s Acquisitions of Rectrix Aviation

Ballard Spahr represented Denver-based Ross Aviation, a growing operator of fixed base operations (FBOs), in its February 2019 acquisition of Rectrix Aviation

Ross Aviation LLC owns and operates a portfolio of fixed-base operations (FBO) in North America. It also engages in identifying, acquiring, and investing opportunities in the FBO industry. The company was founded in 1992 and is based in Denver, Colorado. It has sites in Spokane, Washington; Fresno and Thermal, California; Hilo, Honolulu, Kahului, Kailua-Kona, Lanai City, and Lihue, Hawaii; Laredo, Texas; Miami, Florida; Santa Fe, New Mexico; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Trenton, New Jersey.

Rectrix Aviation, Inc. provides private jet charter services in Florida and Massachusetts. It also provides aircraft management, fixed-base operator (FBO), and consulting services; and helps in managing business aircraft for individuals and companies.

The Ballard Spahr team was led by Business and Finance Partner Carin M. Cutler (Picture) in Boulder, Colorado, and included Tax Partner Saba Ashraf in Philadelphia, Business and Finance Partner Michael R. Kuhn in Minneapolis, Intellectual Property Counsel Corinne A. Militello in Philadelphia, Employment Litigation Of Counsel Nancy S. Anton in Minneapolis, and Business and Finance Associate Conor Crawford in Boulder.

Involved fees earner: Nancy Anton – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Saba Ashraf – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Conor Crawford – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Carin Cutler – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP; Michael Kuhn – Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP;

Law Firms: Ballard Spahr Stillman & Friedman LLP;

Clients: Ross Aviation LLC;


Author: Ambrogio Visconti