London; July 1, 2013 — Seabury Capital, LLC, a global investment banking, management advisory and investment management group, announced that Antares Reis has joined to lead Aerospace and Defense (A&D) segment for investment banking origination efforts in Europe and Brazil. Mr. Reis is based out of Seabury’s London office, and will also leverage Seabury’s teams based in Mumbai and New York. “I am excited to be working with Seabury to leverage the power of the Seabury brand in Europe and Brazil. Seabury’s deep bench strength and global aerospace presence provides an unparalleled platform from which to serve both private equity and strategic clients,” Reis said.
Mr. Reis was most recently a Vice-President at Barons Financial Services, in London, where he focused on origination of A&D M&A transactions. Prior to working at Barons, Mr. Reis led CIT’s European origination effort to tailor financial solutions for European Aerospace clients and financial sponsors and was an Assistant Vice President at GE Capital in London. He has led and been an integral part of originating and closing a variety of financing and M&A transactions spanning key Aerospace and Defence market segments that are complementary to Seabury’s core advisory practices, including the MROs, Aerospace Distribution & Logistics, Aircraft Interiors, Aerospace Propulsion, Aerostructures, Training & Simulation and Defense Systems.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Reis held positions with McKinsey, PricewaterhouseCoopers, CCF Bank and Pactual Bank.
“We are extremely excited to have Antares as part of our team. His transaction experience and specific sub-sector knowledge are highly complementary to our growing investment banking platform in both new and existing markets,” said James Bohlman, Co-head of Seabury’s Investment Banking group.
Antares received his B.S. from FGV with a concentration in Finance and holds an MBA from London Business School. He is fluent in Portuguese and English and has a business level understanding of Spanish and Italian. He lives in London with his partner Ariadne and their children Daphne and Hector.
Seabury is a global advisory and investment banking firm with over 250 professionals based in 14 countries on five continents, including six offices in the United States, providing clients a comprehensive approach to driving business solutions, no matter how complex or challenging the issues. Seabury provides investment banking and merchant banking, management consulting, enterprise MIS software solutions, structured investment products, FX trading software, trade finance solutions, and human capital advisory services to clients in the following industries: aerospace, automotive, aviation, cargo/logistics, explosives/mining, financial services, gaming, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, manufacturing, maritime/offshore oil & gas exploration, metals processing, mining, private equity, debt and hedge funds, real estate and travel.
Seabury professionals are a unique combination of top-tier bankers, consultants, software solutions experts, and former industry executives that provide in-depth advisory services to effectuate enterprise-wide change. Since 1995 Seabury’s professionals have advised on over 900 client engagements globally including assignments involving negotiating new or existing aircraft orders totalling over $250 billion (list prices) and structuring over $80 billion of equity and debt capital transactions. Additionally Seabury served as investment banker and restructuring advisor for 10 of the 15 largest airline turnarounds, including restructuring over $100 billion of debt and lease transactions.
Seabury has increasingly broadened its global businesses to include structured finance products, enterprise software, and trade finance services. Seabury is a global leader in providing software tools and data products covering aviation, aerospace, cargo/global trade, FX trading and human capital. Seabury has developed world-class, enterprise-wide MIS systems that can extract information, manage contracts, and evaluate data across an array of IT systems delivering real-time analysis and executable information. In 2013 Seabury acquired FXone Ltd., a leading provider of new software tools and enterprise software for market makers, brokers and traders for FX trading based in San Francisco which has been renamed Seabury Financial Solutions LLC, and 1 East West Limited, a provider of innovative supply chain finance solutions, based in Hong Kong, which has been renamed Seabury Trade Finance Exchange Ltd.