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Filing Details

Accession Number:
0000929638-17-000212
Form Type:
13G Filing
Publication Date:
2017-02-14 16:12:31
Filed By:
Greenlight Capital
Company:
Aercap Holdings N.v.
Filing Date:
2017-02-14
SEC Url:
13G Filing
Ownership Summary

Please notice the below summary table is generated without human intervention and may contain errors. Please refer to the complete filing displayed below for exact figures.

Name Sole Voting Power Shared Voting Power Sole Dispositive Power Shared Dispositive Power Aggregate Amount Owned Power Percent of Class
Greenlight Capital, Inc 0 7,157,352 0 7,157,352 7,157,352 3.9%
DME Advisors 0 1,673,700 0 1,673,700 1,673,700 0.9%
DME Capital Management 0 3,583,243 0 3,583,243 3,583,243 2.0%
DME Advisors GP 0 5,256,943 0 5,256,943 5,256,943 2.9%
David Einhorn 0 12,621,325 0 12,621,325 12,621,325 6.9%
Filing
 
UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
 
 

SCHEDULE 13G
Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No.   )*

AerCap Holdings N.V.
(Name of Issuer)

Ordinary Shares, par value €0.01 per share
(Title of Class of Securities)

 
N00985106
 
(CUSIP Number)

December 31, 2016
(Date of Event which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:
 [x] Rule 13d-1(b)
 [  ] Rule 13d-1(c)
 [  ] Rule 13d-1(d)
* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.  Beneficial ownership information contained herein is given as of the date listed above.
The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 
1
 
Names of Reporting Persons.
 
Greenlight Capital, Inc.
 
 
2
 
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
 
(a) [ ]
 
 
(b) [ ]
 
 
3
 
SEC Use Only
 
 
4
 
Citizenship or Place of Organization.
 
Delaware
 
 
Number
of Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With
 
5 Sole Voting Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
6 Shared Voting Power
 
7,157,352 shares
 
 
 
7 Sole Dispositive Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
8 Shared Dispositive Power
 
7,157,352 shares
 
 
9
 
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
7,157,352 shares
 
 
 
10
 
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)     [ ]
 
 
11
 
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
3.9%
 
12
 
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
IA


 
1
 
Names of Reporting Persons.
 
DME Advisors, LP
 
 
2
 
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
 
(a) [ ]
 
 
(b) [ ]
 
 
3
 
SEC Use Only
 
 
4
 
Citizenship or Place of Organization.
 
Delaware
 
 
Number
of Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With
 
5 Sole Voting Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
6 Shared Voting Power
 
1,673,700 shares
 
 
 
7 Sole Dispositive Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
8 Shared Dispositive Power
 
1,673,700 shares
 
 
9
 
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
1,673,700 shares
 
 
 
10
 
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)     [ ]
 
 
11
 
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
0.9%
 
12
 
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
IA


 
1
 
Names of Reporting Persons.
 
DME Capital Management, LP
 
 
2
 
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
 
(a) [ ]
 
 
(b) [ ]
 
 
3
 
SEC Use Only
 
 
4
 
Citizenship or Place of Organization.
 
Delaware
 
 
Number
of Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With
 
5 Sole Voting Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
6 Shared Voting Power
 
3,583,243 shares
 
 
 
7 Sole Dispositive Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
8 Shared Dispositive Power
 
3,583,243 shares
 
 
9
 
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
3,583,243 shares
 
 
 
10
 
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)     [ ]
 
 
11
 
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
2.0%
 
12
 
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
IA


 
1
 
Names of Reporting Persons.
 
DME Advisors GP, LLC
 
 
2
 
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
 
(a) [ ]
 
 
(b) [ ]
 
 
3
 
SEC Use Only
 
 
4
 
Citizenship or Place of Organization.
 
Delaware
 
 
Number
of Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With
 
5 Sole Voting Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
6 Shared Voting Power
 
5,256,943 shares
 
 
 
7 Sole Dispositive Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
8 Shared Dispositive Power
 
5,256,943 shares
 
 
9
 
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
5,256,943 shares
 
 
 
10
 
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)     [ ]
 
 
11
 
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
2.9%
 
12
 
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
HC


 
1
 
Names of Reporting Persons.
 
David Einhorn
 
 
2
 
Check the Appropriate Box if a Member of a Group (See Instructions)
 
 
(a) [ ]
 
 
(b) [ ]
 
 
3
 
SEC Use Only
 
 
4
 
Citizenship or Place of Organization.
 
U.S. Citizen
 
 
Number
of Shares
Beneficially
Owned by
Each
Reporting
Person With
 
5 Sole Voting Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
6 Shared Voting Power
 
12,621,325 shares
 
 
 
7 Sole Dispositive Power
 
0 shares
 
 
 
8 Shared Dispositive Power
 
12,621,325 shares
 
 
9
 
Aggregate Amount Beneficially Owned by Each Reporting Person
 
12,621,325 shares
 
 
 
10
 
Check if the Aggregate Amount in Row (9) Excludes Certain Shares (See Instructions)     [ ]
 
 
11
 
Percent of Class Represented by Amount in Row (9)
 
6.9%
 
12
 
Type of Reporting Person (See Instructions)
 
HC

SCHEDULE 13G
This Schedule 13G relating to ordinary shares, par value €0.01 per share (“Ordinary Shares”) of AerCap Holdings N.V., a Netherlands corporation (the “Company” or the “Issuer”), is being filed on behalf of Greenlight Capital, Inc., a Delaware corporation (“Greenlight Inc.”), DME Advisors, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (“DME Advisors”), DME Capital Management, LP, a Delaware limited partnership (“DME CM”), DME Advisors GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“DME GP” and together with Greenlight Inc., DME Advisors and DME CM, “Greenlight”), and Mr. David Einhorn, the principal of Greenlight (collectively with Greenlight, the “Reporting Persons”).
This Schedule 13G relates to Ordinary Shares of the Issuer held by Greenlight for the account of private investment funds and other accounts for which Greenlight acts as investment manager (or general partner of the investment manager) and with respect to which Mr. Einhorn may be deemed to have indirect investment and/or voting power as the principal of Greenlight and other affiliated entities.  DME GP is the general partner of DME Advisors and of DME CM.
The filing of this Schedule 13G shall not be construed as an admission that any of the Reporting Persons is for the purposes of Section 13(d) or 13(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the beneficial owner of any of the Common Shares reported herein.  Pursuant to Rule 13d-4, each of the Reporting Persons disclaims all such beneficial ownership except to the extent of its pecuniary interest in any Ordinary Shares, if applicable.


Item 1.
 

(a)
Name of Issuer
 
 
AerCap Holdings N.V.
 
(b)
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices
 
 
AerCap House, 65 St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2, Ireland
 

Item 2.
 

(a)
Name of Person Filing
 
 
Greenlight Inc.
DME Advisors
DME CM
DME GP
David Einhorn
 
(b)
Address of Principal Business Office or, if none, Residence
 
 
The principal business office of each the Reporting Persons is 140 East 45th Street, 24th Floor, New York, New York 10017.
 
(c)
Citizenship
 
 
Greenlight Inc. is a corporation organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.
DME Advisors is a limited partnership organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.
DME CM is a limited partnership organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.
DME GP is a limited liability company organized under the laws of the State of Delaware.
David Einhorn is a United States citizen
 
 
(d)
Title of Class of Securities
 
 
Ordinary Shares, par value €0.01 per share
 
(e)
CUSIP Number
 
 
N00985106

Item 3.
If this statement is filed pursuant to §§240.13d-1(b) or 240.13d-2(b) or (c), check whether the person filing is a:

(a)
[ ]
Broker or dealer registered under section 15 of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78o).
(b)
[ ]
Bank as defined in section 3(a)(6) of the Act (15 U.S.C. 78c).
(c)
[ ]
Insurance Company as defined in Section 3(a)(19) of the Act
(d)
[ ]
Investment company registered under section 8 of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C 80a-8).
(e)
[X]
An investment adviser in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(E);
(f)
[ ]
An employee benefit plan or endowment fund in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(F);
(g)
[X]
A parent holding company or control person in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(G);
(h)
[ ]
A savings associations as defined in Section 3(b) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1813);
(i)
[ ]
A church plan that is excluded from the definition of an investment company under section 3(c)(14) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a-3);
(j)
[ ]
A non-U.S. institution in accordance with §240.13d–1(b)(1)(ii)(J);
(k)
[ ]
Group, in accordance with §240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(K).

If filing as a non-U.S. institution in accordance with § 240.13d-1(b)(1)(ii)(J), please specify the type of institution:
 
Item 4.
Ownership

Provide the following information regarding the aggregate number and percentage of the class of securities of the issuer identified in Item 1.

(a)
Amount Beneficially Owned
 
 
Greenlight Inc. may be deemed the beneficial owner of 7,157,352 shares
DME Advisors may be deemed the beneficial owner of 1,673,700 shares
DME CM may be deemed the beneficial owner of 3,583,243 shares
DME GP may be deemed the beneficial owner of 5,256,943 shares
David Einhorn may be deemed the beneficial owner of 12,621,325 shares
 
(b)
Percent of Class
 
 
The information set forth in Rows 5 through 11 on the cover page for each Reporting Person is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 4(b) for each such Reporting Person.  The percentages reported herein are calculated on the basis of there being 181,743,634 Ordinary Shares outstanding as of September 30, 2016, as reported in the Issuer’s report on Form 6-K filed by the Issuer with the SEC on November 8, 2016.
 
(c)
Number of shares as to which such person has:
 
 
The information set forth in Rows 5 through 11 on the cover page for each Reporting Person is hereby incorporated by reference into this Item 4(b) for each such Reporting Person.
 
     

Item 5.
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class
 
 
If this statement is being filed to report the fact that as of the date hereof the reporting person has ceased to be the beneficial owner of more than five percent of the class of securities, check the following [ ].
 
 
Not applicable.

Item 6.
Ownership of More than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person
 
 
Not applicable.

Item 7.
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary Which Acquired the Security Being Reported on By the Parent Holding Company
 
 
Not applicable.

Item 8.
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group
 
 
Not applicable.

Item 9.
Notice of Dissolution of Group
 
 
Not applicable.

Item 10.
Certifications
 

By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were acquired and are held in the ordinary course of business and were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect, other than activities solely in connection with a nomination under §240.14a-11.

Exhibits
 
Exhibit
 
99.1
 
Joint Filing Agreement by and among the Reporting Persons.
 

SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Date: February 14, 2017

 
GREENLIGHT CAPITAL, INC.
   
 
By: /s/ DANIEL ROITMAN
 
Daniel Roitman
Chief Operating Officer
   
   
 
DME ADVISORS, LP
   
 
By: DME Advisors GP, LLC,
 
its General Partner
   
 
By: /s/ DANIEL ROITMAN
 
Daniel Roitman
Chief Operating Officer
   
   
 
DME CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, LP
   
 
By: DME Advisors GP, LLC,
 
its General Partner
   
 
By: /s/ DANIEL ROITMAN
 
Daniel Roitman
Chief Operating Officer
   
   
 
DME ADVISORS GP, LLC
   
 
By: /s/ DANIEL ROITMAN
 
Daniel Roitman
Chief Operating Officer
   
   
 
/s/ DANIEL ROITMAN*
 
Daniel Roitman, on behalf of David Einhorn

* The Power of Attorney executed by David Einhorn, authorizing the signatory to sign and file this Schedule 13G on David Einhorn’s behalf, filed as Exhibit 99.2 to the Schedule 13G filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 24, 2010 by the Reporting Persons with respect to the common stock of NCR Corporation, is hereby incorporated by reference.