Landmark Aviation Adds Jimsair Aviation Services to its Growing Network of FBOs

(Houston, Texas – July 18, 2008) Landmark Aviation adds Jimsair Aviation Services, Inc., located at San Diego International Airport, to its growing network of FBOs.

“Jimsair is an outstanding FBO and San Diego International Airport is an attractive business and destination location,” said Dan Bucaro, Landmark’s President and CEO. “We are pleased to have it as part of our network, and are excited about our growing presence on the West Coast.”

This acquisition brings the Landmark network to 42 FBOs, including locations in the U.S., Canada and Western Europe.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Landmark Aviation is a portfolio company of GTCR Golder Rauner and Platform Partners, LLC. For more information, visit

GTCR is a leading private equity firm based in Chicago that manages more than $8 billion in equity and capital invested in a wide range of companies and industries. The firm principally invests in high-growth industries, including business services and outsourcing, consumer products and services, healthcare, technology and transaction processing.

Platform Partners, LLC is a private holding company based in Houston that makes investments in middle-market companies with the intent of growing the businesses into industry leaders through a combination of organic and acquisition growth.