Carl H. Krysl
February 9, 2016
Ravi Kumar Kanagala
February 8, 2016

Stephan T. Krastev

Managing Director, Seabury Merchant Banking
1350 Avenue of the Americas
31st Floor
New York, NY 10019
Direct: +1 212 284 1147
Fax: +1 212 284 1144

Stephan Krastev joined Seabury in April 2002. During his tenure at Seabury, Mr. Krastev has structured and executed a broad range of transactions, including capital raising, M&A advisory and turnarounds. His current responsibilities include managing Seabury Capital’s aviation investment banking, merchant banking, aircraft leasing and asset management initiatives.

Most recently, Mr. Krastev advised Azul in its successful $450M capital raise from HNA Group, as well as Azul’s investment in TAP Portugal. Mr. Krastev was involved in the highly successful liquidity financing programs for US Airways ($525M) and Air Canada (CAD$1B). Mr. Krastev also advised Frontier Airlines in its acquisition by Republic Airways. Prior high-profile assignments include US Airways’ liquidity financing program ($1.1B) in 2008; advising Northwest Airlines (2005-2007) during its financial restructuring, including arranging $750M of new equity and restructuring of debt obligations; and advising Air Canada (2003-2004) and US Airways (2002-2003) during their respective court-supervised proceedings, including restructuring of aircraft debt and lease financings.

Prior to joining Seabury, Mr. Krastev worked in Salomon Smith Barney’s Investment Banking division.

Mr. Krastev holds a B.S. degree with a double major in Finance and Computer Applications Information Systems from the University of Bridgeport. He is a FINRA registered representative with Series 7, 63 and 79