SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
February 26, 2019
Date of Report
(Date of earliest event reported)
AIR LEASE CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|2000 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1000N|
|Los Angeles, California||90067|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (310) 553-0555
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report.)
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Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 26, 2019, Air Lease Corporation (the Company) issued a press release announcing that it had priced, and entered into an underwriting agreement to issue and sell, subject to certain conditions, 10,000,000 shares of 6.150% Fixed-to-Floating Rate Non-Cumulative Perpetual Preferred Stock, Series A, par value $0.01 per share, with a liquidation preference of $25.00 per share, pursuant to an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The offering is expected to close on March 5, 2019, subject to customary closing conditions.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.
This Current Report on Form 8-K does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
The information furnished under this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1, shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act).
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are included with this Current Report on Form 8-K. Pursuant to General Instruction B.2 of Form 8-K, Exhibit 1.1 is deemed to be filed under the Exchange Act. Exhibit 99.1 is being furnished solely for purposes of Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K.
|1.1||Underwriting Agreement, dated February 26, 2019, by and among Air Lease Corporation and Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Wells Fargo Securities, LLC and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, for themselves and on behalf of the several underwriters listed therein.|
|99.1||Press Release dated February 26, 2019.|
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.
|AIR LEASE CORPORATION|
|Date: February 27, 2018||By:||/s/ Gregory B. Willis|
Gregory B. Willis
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer