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AerCap Holdings (AER) Rally Continued

|Includes:AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER)

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AER closed at $34.97, up $1.80 (or +5.43%), and 4,393,262 of its shares exchanged hands on Tuesday's trading session.

The price target of AER was raised from $22.00 to $40.00 by brokerage firm FBR Capital. The company reported that it has entered into a definitive agreement with American International Group, Inc. (NYSE:AIG) under which AER will acquire 100% of the common stock of International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of AIG.

Under the terms of the agreement, AIG will receive $3.0 billion in cash and 97,560,976 AER shares. The combined company will retain the name AerCap, and ILFC will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of AER.

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AER is one of the world's leading aircraft leasing companies.

More about AerCap Holdings N.V. (AER) at www.aercap.com

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