John E. Luth

John E. Luth

Chairman, President & CEO, Seabury Capital Group LLC

John Luth founded Seabury in 1995 which holds investment banking, asset management, software and finance firms.  Seabury has executed over 1,500 engagements for 300+ clients in more than 50 countries and is the world’s leading airline profit improvement and restructuring firm.  Mr. Luth has advised on more than $125Bn equity, debt and lease placements/restructurings and over $300Bn in aircraft orders.  Most recently Mr. Luth advised Avianca Holdings SA on a $2.0Bn DIP financing (2020) in its Chapter 11 proceeding as its lead investment banker (2020).

Mr. Luth was CFO & CIO of Continental Airlines and holds A.B. in Economics magna cum laude from the College of the Holy Cross (1974) and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Wharton Graduate School of the University of Pennsylvania (1976).  He is a FINRA Registered Principal, and is Series 7, 63, 79 and 24 qualified and is also FCA (UK) licensed.

Margaret L. Chan

Senior Managing Director, Financial Asset Management and Financial Services & Trading
President & Chief Operating Officer, Seabury International Holdings Inc.

Margaret Chan is President & Chief Operating Officer of Seabury International Holdings Inc. Ms. Chan joined Seabury in 2001 as head of Seabury’s office in Los Angeles and has been responsible for overseeing the operations of the firm’s Structured Financial products, Specialty Finance and Financial Solutions.

Ms. Chan has been engaged by multinationals and private equity funds in sourcing investment opportunities and structuring transactions both domestically and in Asia, involving industries such as technology, media, insurance, finance and manufacturing. She specializes in originating, structuring and funding activities for high-yielding, low-risk, asset-backed instruments. Ms. Chan has more than 38 years of experience in diverse public and private transactions.

Michael B. Cox

Michael B. Cox

Senior Managing Director, Seabury Securities

Michael B. Cox is Senior Managing Director, Corporate Advisory & Investment Banking. Mr. Cox joined Seabury as a partner in Seabury’s principal advisory practice in April 1998. He has over 30 years of corporate and advisory experience covering corporate recovery, cash management, business planning and crisis management. At Seabury, Mr. Cox has advised numerous airline and helicopter clients on a variety of projects, including
airline treasury, corporate finance, and airline restructuring. In addition, Mr. Cox has been qualified as an industry expert in various commercial disputes involving aircraft leasing matters, airline valuations and business plans for the passenger, helicopter and cargo sector.

Patrick Henry Dowling

Senior Managing Director, Seabury Capital Management

Patrick Henry Dowling is Senior Managing Director for Seabury Capital Management focusing on the Aviation, A&D and Transportation industries.  He has over 40 years’ experience in the finance/equity industry  and was previously a partner with Massif Partners.

Mr. Dowling has been involved in over $20 billion in acquisitions, equity investments and debt financings in the Financial Services, Transportation (A&D, Trucking, Logistics, Rail, Intermodal and Marine), and Commercial Real Estate industries.

Mr. Dowling is a CPA and has a BS in accounting from Fordham University plus a JD from Pace University School of Law. He is a FINRA Registered Principal and is Series 7 & 24 qualified. He is on the Board of Directors for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the USO of Metropolitan of New York.

Werner Schmidt

Chairman, Seabury International Holdings Inc. & Seabury Capital LLC
Chief Executive Officer, Sole Owner, NorthCapital Holding ApS

Mr. Schmidt is Chairman of Seabury Capital LLC and its parent company, Seabury International Holdings Inc. (“SIH”).  NorthCapital Holding became a significant minority shareholder of SIH as of July 2018.  Previously, Mr. Schmidt served on the board of directors of Seabury Deutschland GmbH from 2003 to 2008.

Over the past 20 years, Mr. Schmidt has built a personal fortune of significant size through financial entrepreneurship, banking, mining and minerals trading, investments in precious stones and diamonds, art, real estate and other areas.  Mr. Schmidt is CEO and sole owner of NorthCapital Holding ApS which is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark.  He is also sole owner of SouthCapital Holding, a private holding company for much of Mr. Schmidt’s private wealth businesses.