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Eurocopter Canada partners with HS Capital to offer complete Financing Solutions for Eurocopter customers

Helicopter Association of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario – HS Capital Inc. and Eurocopter Canada finalize an agreement to partner; the Helicopter Financial Specialists HS Capital to provide complete financing solutions. 

“We are confident that the partnership with HS Capital will give Eurocopter owners and operators financing options that can assist customers with business opportunities today and in preparation for future contracts,” cited Guy Joannes, President and CEO of Eurocopter Canada Limited.

Photo (credit Mark Holleron): Right to left Mr. Guy Joannes, President and CEO, Eurocopter Canada, Mr. Marcel Boutin, President of HS Capital sign partnership agreement for financing solutions.

The key appeal of HS Capital’s approach is being able to quickly establish a financing structure.

With a first-hand industry insight, specialisation in helicopters and flexible financial solutions, HS Capital will be able to assist helicopter financing needs of private, corporate and commercial operators of Eurocopter products.

“The rationale to partner and finalize a cooperation agreement with Eurocopter was easy given the wide selection of products in the Eurocopter range,” said Marcel Boutin, President of HS Capital.  “We are pleased to offer Canadian Eurocopter customers with this new service.”

About the Eurocopter Group and Eurocopter Canada

Established in 1992, the Franco-German-Spanish Eurocopter Group is a division of EADS, a world leader in aerospace and defense-related services. The Eurocopter Group employs approximately 20,000 people. In 2011, Eurocopter confirmed its position as the world’s number one helicopter manufacturer with a turnover of 5.4 billion Euros, orders for 457 new helicopters and a 43 percent market share in the civil and parapublic sectors. Overall, the Group’s helicopters account for 33 percent of the worldwide civil and parapublic fleet. Eurocopter’s strong international presence is ensured by its subsidiaries and participations in 21 countries. Eurocopter’s worldwide network of service centers, training facilities, distributors and certified agents supports some 2,900 customers. There are currently more than 11,300 Eurocopter helicopters in service in 149 countries. Eurocopter offers the most comprehensive civil and military helicopter range in the world and is fully committed to safety as the most important aspect of its business.

Eurocopter Canada (www.eurocopter.ca) is a market leader with 67 percent of new aircraft sales, supporting more than 600 aircraft that are operated by 160 customers across Canada. Eurocopter Canada, a subsidiary of Eurocopter is based in Fort Erie, Ontario, with operations in Richmond, British Columbia and Montreal, Quebec and has a customer support network that spans the entire country.

About HS Capital Inc.

Since 1992, President of HS Capital Inc. Mr. Marcel Boutin has managed the sale of over 200 helicopters developing unmatched industry knowledge of the Canadian helicopter market. Having supported numerous entrepreneurs in acquiring their helicopters, HS Capital is now set to cater to the financing and leasing needs of Eurocopter customers with innovative and effective financial solutions.

For more information, please contact:

Laura Senecal
Tel: (905) 871-7772
Cel: (905) 321-7738
laura.senecal[at]eurocopter.ca
Eurocopter Canada Limited

Julie Guérin
Tel: + 33 4 42 85 59 64
Cel: + 33 6 22 00 34 73
julie.guerin[at]eurocopter.com
Eurocopter Group

Stéphane Chery
Tel : + 33 (0)4 42 85 60 51
Cel : + 33 (0)6 23 93 71 23 stephane.chery[at]eurocopter.com Eurocopter Group

Marcel Boutin
Tel: (855) 776-4466
Cel: (514) 979-3470 
marcelboutin[at]mac.com      
HS Capital Inc.

Website: www.eurocopter.com