Aircastle Limited
Aircastle LTD (Form: 8-K, Received: 03/28/2018 16:16:03)


 

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported) March 28, 2018 (March 27, 2018)

Aircastle Limited
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Bermuda
001-32959
98-0444035
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission
File Number)
(IRS Employer
Identification No.)


c/o Aircastle Advisor LLC 201 Tresser Boulevard,
Suite 400, Stamford, Connecticut
 
6901
(Address of principal executive offices)
 
(Zip Code)

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code (203) 504-1020    
    
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)

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Section 7 – Regulation FD
Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On March 27, 2018, Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) announced that it had posted its 2017 PFIC Annual Information Statement to its website.


Section 9 – Financial Statements and Exhibits
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibit 99.1 Press Release dated March 27, 2018.
 

                     SIGNATURE

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 
AIRCASTLE LIMITED
(Registrant)
 
 

/s/ Christopher Beers
 
Christopher Beers
General Counsel



 
Date: March 28, 2018














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EXHIBIT INDEX

Exhibit Number      Exhibit     

99.1



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Exhibit 99.1
FORM8K2017PFICPRESSRE_IMAGE1.GIF

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Aircastle Posts 2017 Passive Foreign Investment Company (“PFIC”)
Annual Information Statements to Website

Stamford, CT. March 27, 2018 — Aircastle Limited (NYSE: AYR) announced today that it has posted its 2017 PFIC Annual Information Statement to its website. 
Aircastle is considered a PFIC for U.S. Federal income tax purposes through 2017 and expects to be treated as a PFIC for the foreseeable future.  U.S. shareholders are advised to consult with their tax advisors with respect to the 2017 PFIC Annual Information Statement.
To access Aircastle's 2017 PFIC Annual Information Statement, select the tab "Tax Information (PFIC)" on the Investor Relations section of the Aircastle website at www.aircastle.com.
About Aircastle Limited

Aircastle Limited acquires, leases and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines throughout the world. As of December 31, 2017, Aircastle owned and managed on behalf of its joint ventures 236 aircraft leased to 81 customers located in 43 countries.
Safe Harbor
Certain statements in this press release are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including, but not limited to, our intention to consummate the offering and issue the notes, our expectation regarding the aggregate principal amount of notes to be sold and the intended use of proceeds of the offering. Words such as "anticipates," "expects," "intends," "plans," "projects," "believes," "may," "will," "would," "could," "should," "seeks," "estimates" and variations on these words and similar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements. The consummation of the offering is subject to market conditions and other factors that are beyond our control. Accordingly, no assurance can be given that the offering will be completed on the contemplated terms or at all and you should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements contained in this press release. For a discussion of some of the risks and important factors that could affect such forward-looking statements, see Aircastle's filings with the SEC and previously disclosed under "Risk Factors" in Item 1A of Aircastle's 2017 Annual Report on Form 10-K. In addition, new risks and uncertainties emerge from time to time, and it is not possible for Aircastle to predict or assess the impact of every factor that may cause its actual results to differ from those contained in any forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release. Aircastle expressly disclaims any obligation to revise or update publicly any forward-looking statement to reflect future events or circumstances.










Contacts:    

Aircastle Advisor LLC    The IGB Group
Frank Constantinople, SVP Investor Relations    Leon Berman
Tel: +1-203-504-1063    Tel: +1-212-477-8438
fconstantinople@aircastle.com     lberman@igbir.com


For more information on Aircastle, please visit www.aircastle.com.

SOURCE: Aircastle Limited