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Aerospace, Defense & Government Contracting

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When your business involves aerospace, defense, or  government services, you know how much rides on the sector — and how complex it is. We do, too. 

With Western Alliance Bank’s Aerospace & Defense Banking Group, you won’t need to waste time explaining your industry. Because we speak to you at your level, you can draw on our decades of experience in the aerospace and defense industry to pinpoint your needs for today and tomorrow — and then deliver financial solutions enabling you to focus on execution and getting the job done. Discover how tailored solutions combined with dedicated, knowledgeable, and responsive customer service can make a difference for your aerospace, defense and government contracting (AD&G) business. 

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Aerospace & Defense Banking Solutions¹

Western Alliance Bank’s Aerospace & Defense Banking Group offers a broad slate of solutions for AD&G companies from coast to coast. We have the experience, confidence and resources to deliver highly customized offerings suited to how AD&G companies work, spanning from asset-based lending (ABL) facilities to cash-flow underwriting for larger companies. Areas of specialty include:

  • Working capital financing and optimization, including asset-based lines of credit
  • Growth capital, including for the expansion of manufacturing footprints
  • Acquisition financing, including structured financings for sponsor-backed companies
  • Management buyouts
  • Debt refinancing & recapitalizations

Western Alliance Bank also offers a complete slate of business and commercial banking solutions, including treasury management and sophisticated fraud prevention, all delivered with personalized, high-touch service that puts you first.

Experience Matters

Our team has a deep and broad industry background, having worked with aerospace supply chain companies, defense and non-defense government contractors, commercial space companies, airlines and aircraft leasing companies. With deeply rooted industry relationships and a wide range of financing tools, Western Alliance Bank empowers you to connect to the AD&G ecosystem at a deep level, all backed by service that shows how much your business matters to us. 

A Proven Resource

Aerospace & Defense Group

Western Alliance Aerospace & Defense, a national banking group within Western Alliance Bank, Member FDIC, specializes in delivering tailored financing solutions for North America's aerospace, defense and government contracting (AD&G) sector. The group’s deep expertise and outstanding, responsive service help clients across the sector reach their goals. The Aerospace & Defense Group is part of Western Alliance Bancorporation, which has more than $70 billion in assets. Major accolades include being ranked as a top U.S. bank in 2023 by American Banker and Bank Director. With significant national capabilities, the Aerospace & Defense Group delivers the reach, resources and deep industry knowledge that make a difference for customers. 

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We’re ready to help you get more from your business banking relationship. Find out how we can add value to your enterprise with responsiveness, innovative solutions and bankers who enjoy helping you meet your goals.

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1. All offers of credit are subject to credit approval, satisfactory legal documentation, and regulatory compliance. Borrowers are responsible for any appraisal and environmental fees plus customary closing costs, including title, escrow, documentation fees and may be responsible for any bank fees including bridge loan, construction loan, and packaging fees.