Sources confirmed to Airline Economics today (17th October 2012), that AIG will most likely divest at least 50% of ILFC through an IPO in the latter half of 2013 all being well with the markets. Of course this should attract attention from the likes of BOC Aviation and ICBC, both of which could propel themselves to the top of the aircraft leasing market with a purchase of this magnitude. Of course both of those Chinese institutions would prefer an outright purchase and would like to see a bit more than 50% on the table. Even at 50% the IPO will

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