AvCap's co-founders are Jaime Infante and David Rentschler, who were the senior managers of the Aircraft Leasing Group at American Express Bank Ltd. (AEB) from 1979 to 1996. At American Express Bank Ltd., they financed, leased, sold, and traded commercial aircraft worth more than U.S. $1 billion.
At AvCap, they acted as advisors on the sale and purchase of over 100 commercial aircraft for various institutional clients.
They have accumulated over 65 years of experience in the aircraft marketplace, completing the acquisition, disposition, delivery, and repossession of commercial aircraft in the United States, Europe, South America, and Asia.
AvCap's principals have developed global relationships with banks, operating lessors, finance companies, and private investors.
Since its inception in 1997, AvCap has completed numerous assignments for a variety of clients — multinational corporations, domestic and foreign operating lessors, investment banks, asset management companies, and international commercial banks and partnerships.