Aircraft Valuation: Airplane Investments as an Asset Class with David Yu (A&S '04, Engineering '05)
Sponsored by the Aerospace and Finance Affinities
Airplanes are a crucial, but capital-intensive component of the global economy. Join Prof. David Yu (A&S '04, Engineering '05) as he discusses aviation and aircraft leasing and its values establishing it as a standalone investable asset class within the larger real assets industry. Prof. Yu is an academic, researcher, appraiser, advisor, and businessperson in the industry, who will share his analysis of the underlying aviation asset class return and risk profile. He'll describe the characteristics, dynamics and drivers of the global, Asia and China specific aviation and leasing landscape.
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Webinar ID: 912 3431 9416
We are also excited to share that Prof. Yu's new book, Aircraft Valuation: Airplane Investments As An Asset Class (Palgrave Macmillan), is available for purchase on Amazon. The book includes 20+ years of empirical aircraft valuation evidence and analysis of its characteristics establishing the aircraft and sub-segments as asset classes. In addition, characteristic comparisons to other real asset subclasses and benchmarks are examined. This book will be of interest to academics, financiers, investors, industry participants and more general aviation enthusiasts.
MEET OUR SPEAKER
David Yu (A&S '04, Engineering '05)
Prof. Yu is Chairman of China Aviation Valuation Advisors (CAVA) and Asia Aviation Valuation Advisors (AAVA), the only professional aviation valuation and advisory company in China and Asia. He is the only Senior ISTAT (International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading) Certified Aviation Appraiser in China and N. Asia and one of 20 globally. He is a professor of practice in finance at New York University Shanghai and Stern School and is a recognized expert and thought leader in cross border investing, financing, valuation, real assets and aviation. He has experience as an entrepreneur, PE investor, lessor, banker and appraiser. He also acts as a board director or advisor of companies and funds including an airline.
He writes as a contributing writer or editor and is quoted by many industry publications including Forbes, Nikkei Asian Review, FT, WSJ, NY Times, Airfinance Journal, etc. and a business commentator for other media. His upcoming book titled, “Aircraft Valuation: Airplane Investments As An Asset Class,” will be published in October by Palgrave Macmillan. He previously was a senior instructor for IATA.
Prof. Yu is a CFA Charter holder and a fellow of the Applied Economics Institute at Johns Hopkins University. He has a double major B.A. (full honors) and an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University. He also has an M.B.A. from New York University's Stern School of Business. He has a Ph.D. in Finance from the University of Nottingham Business School and studied at Peking University's Guanghua School of Management and the National University of Singapore’s School of Business. He is a member of ISTAT and CFA Institute, a frequently invited speaker at investment and financing conferences, and an industry thought leader.
Connect with David Yu
Upcoming Book (October 2020) - Aircraft Valuation: Airplane Investments As An Asset Class (Palgrave Macmillan), is available for purchase on Amazon.
Latest Op Ed: (Nikkei Asian Review) - https://asia.nikkei.com/Opinion/Cathay-Pacific-bailout-shows-Asian-airline-recovery-has-a-way-to-go
(KPMG) - https://home.kpmg/ie/en/home/insights/2020/07/covid19-impacts-on-the-aviation-industry.html
(Forbes) - https://www.forbes.com/sites/davidyu/2020/05/06/unmasking-the-truth-insiders-account-of-sourcing-face-masks-from-china/