Overview

FBO Advisors LLC provides purchase and sale transaction services, operational advisory and consulting, strategic planning and solutions, and expert witness services to FBOs, air- ports and aviation service businesses.

Since 1975, beginning rst as FBO Resource Group International and today as FBO Advisors LLC, for over 40 years we have provided analysis and advisory services based on practical experience and industry knowledge to deliver value-added transaction assistance to buyers and sellers of FBOs. We produce practical management and strategic solutions for General Aviation.

Our rm was established in response to FBO industry demand for the development of a standard set of criteria and methodology to value aviation-related businesses for sale, acquisition, funding and estate-planning purposes. Over the course of time FBO Advisors has become a recognized industry leader in FBO sales, mergers, acquisitions, valuations and operating advisory work.

In addition to FBOs our clientele includes airports, nancial institutions, government agencies, law rms and other professional entities. Each assignment receives the personal attention of the rm’s principals to ensure the highest quality of services.

When it involves FBOs and general aviation, FBO Advisors is recognized as an industry expert.

Transaction Services Include: Sales, mergers, and acquisition brokerage; Business valuations; Debt placement for FBOs and specialized aviation businesses; FBOs for sale nancial EBITDA analysis, Recasting and market placement for divestiture.

Strategic and Operational Advisory Services Include: Market Assessments and Feasibility Studies; RFP Responses; Operational Reviews; Performance Assessments; Facility Design; Strategic Planning; and Airport Minimum Standards and Policies.

More FBO’s Sold More Value Added More Transactions

Scope of Services

Areas of Expertise

FBO Advisors LLC integrates the skills of proven aviation industry professionals in delivering e ective solutions for valuation, sale, acquisition, operating, expert witness services, and other challenges facing FBOs, general aviation airports, and specialized aviation businesses.

The professionals of FBO Advisors have extensive senior level management experience at FBOs and other specialized aviation businesses. Collectively our personnel have more than 100 years of hands-on operations, management, marketing, and FBO planning experience.

Our approach is to combine our expert industry experience with objective analysis drawing upon our extensive expertise and wealth of industry contacts. This provides you, our Client, with superior market knowledge advantage, expertise, and skills essential to deliver to you practical, valuable, aviation management, advisory and valuation services.

We maintain a proprietary database and reference library compiled from more than 30 years of research and analysis of FBO values for sale and purchase, and general aviation industry information. Combined with our network of extensive high-level contacts, we are uniquely positioned to professionally undertake and complete a broad spectrum of aviation advisory assignments on your behalf.

Our Scope of Services:

Over the Past 40 Years we have completed hundreds of advisory assignments and have been instrumental in representing and arranging many signi cant purchase and sale transactions involving FBOs and specialized aviation service businesses in:

  • Sales and Acquisitions of FBOs, Charter- Companies, Hangar Facilities
  • Operating Assessments of Existing FBO Operations and Improving Cash Flow
  • Business and Asset Valuation, EBITDA and MAI
  • New Facility Design (Programming and Site Planning)
  • FBO Lease Development and Negotiation
  • Turbine Aircraft Sale and Acquisition
  • Transactions
  • Litigation Support and Expert Testimony
  • Market Studies
  • Assessments
  • RFP Response and Development and Feasibility
  • EBITDA Analysis
  • FBO Sales
  • FBO Acquisitions 

Experience and Capabilities

NICHOLAS A. DADDIS

CCIM, CPM CEO – FBO Advisors, LLC

Sale, Acquisition, Valuation, RFP Responses, Management, Strategic Planning, and FBO Business Construction & Development

CEO of FBO Advisors LLC has 44 years of highly successful FBO aviation industry and real estate development experience in FBO dispositions, acquisitions, EBITDA valuations and MAI appraisals, RFP responses, pro tability surveys, business development, FBO and Hangar development, strategic planning and competitive market surveying.

As a founding partner in 1975 of pioneering FBO aviation industry consultant and agent – Aviation Resource Group International (ARGI) he established the industry’s rst aviation business evaluation system and built an industry wide sales database for tracking aviation business developments and sales. Drawing on his broad network of aviation industry contacts and owners, and expanding word-of-mouth expert reputation, ARGI grew with Daddis’ involvement to become general aviation’s pre-eminent acquisition agent and advisor to FBO’s worldwide.

Since 1975 Mr. Daddis has advised and acted as primary consultant to leading FBO owners and operators, both domestically and for international assignments.

Clients successfully served include Signature Flight Support, Landmark Aviation (formerly Encore and Trajen), Ross Aviation, Sheltair, Mercury/Corporate Wings and Volo Aviation. Nu- merous airports have been served as clients as well including Los Angeles World Airports, Asheville NC Regional, and Greenville SC International.

Mr. Daddis’ expertise includes prime consultant for the development and advisor to management for the initial Supermarine/ Gunnell Aviation facilities located at Santa Monica Airport (SMO) in California under contract through ARGI. Additional airport development project experience include; Establishing a new 120 acre FBO/Hangar

development at Centennial Airport (APA), a planned unit 30 acre aviation FBO /MRO/ Charter complex for Asheville Regional Airport (AVL), and numerous other successful domestic and international projects.

In addition Mr. Daddis was special consultant to Jet Aviation of America during the later tenure of the Hirschman Ownership, the U.S. FBO operation of Zurich headquartered Jet Aviation, which operated 20 FBOs throughout the world, including ve locations in the United States.

Mr. Daddis has been actively involved in over $500,000,000 in FBO acquisition and disposition transactions during his career.

FBO Advisors LLC was founded in 1992 by Daddis and is headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada with supporting o ces in Phoenix and Denver.