SHZ Aviation LLC, was founded in 2009 by Ziki Slav, a special situations aviation investor.
Mr. Slav started his investment career working on Wall Street as a high-yield research analyst with Wasserstein Perella & Co. (Institutional Investor All America Research award 2002). He then joined Marathon Asset Management, a multi-billion dollar hedge fund, where he was responsible for leading all aspects of special situation investments in aviation. Within that capacity, Mr. Slav played a meaningful role in the bankruptcy restructuring of major North American carriers (including United, Delta, Northwest and Air Canada). Mr. Slav's expertise includes all aspects of lending and structuring credit transactions, restructuring, and acquisition of distressed assets.
SHZ Aviation LLC is actively seeking opportunities to be a capital provider for aviation transactions, especially those involving a considerable degree of volatility and uncertainty.