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Karl Brunjes

Principal. Managing Director, Deal Origination
RPK Capital

Karl Brünjes has been involved in the trading, financing and management of commercial aircraft since 1990. Based in the UK, Karl is a Managing Director of RPK Capital with his main focus being upon the company’s activities in Europe, Africa, Middle East and Near Asia.  Prior to joining RPK in 2008, Karl was Head of European Office for Republic Financial Corporation.  Having established the office in 2000, by 2003 the most of the company’s aviation financing was done through the London markets.  From 2004 until the time he left in 2007, all of Republic’s aircraft transactions were originated and financed through his office, these included a number of sale-leaseback transactions involving A340, A330, B757 and B737 aircraft. Karl’s career has also seen senior posts at Fortis Aviation Group, AerCap and IBA Group and he has closed business with airlines, governments, banks and financial institutions in over 25 countries across the globe.
A well known and respected figure in aviation, Karl has spoken at most of the major aviation conference in the US and Europe, and was voted on to the Board of the prestigious Aviation Club of the UK in 2003.  Prior to coming in to the aviation sector, Karl was an officer in the British Army.  Having won a scholarship, Karl gained an honours degree in Classics at university and won a flying scholarship and the academic prize whilst in officer training at Sandhurst.

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