A leading air freight container service company in the DACH region



AES was founded by Willy Reinhardt in 1997 as a maintenance, repair and operations service provider in Cologne and has since evolved into a leading air freight container services company in the DACH region. Beside air freight container services, AES also offers structural maintenance services for regulated components inside and outside passenger aircraft. The Group consists of five independently managed operating units near the airports of Cologne, Frankfurt, Leipzig and Basel. Each location offers its customers certified services at the highest level.


Initial Situation

As part of a management buy-out, Borromin Capital Fund IV has acquired a stake in Aerotec Europe GmbH and its subsidiary Airplane Equipment & Services A.E.S. GmbH (together “AES”).


Corporate Development

Borromin will work closely with management to support the following strategic and structural development projects:

  • Internationalisation
  • Add-on acquisitions
  • Expansion of the service offering