Seabury Capital Announces New Aerospace & Defense Leadership

Seabury Capital Announces New Aerospace & Defense Leadership

Company Remains Focused on Leveraging Its Industry Recognized Talent and Expertise to Provide Solutions to Challenges Facing the A&D Industry   

NEW YORK – October 28, 2015 – Seabury Capital (Seabury), a leading global advisory and professional services firm, announced today new leadership for Seabury Global Aerospace & Defense Consulting (SGAD).  Retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Charles R. (CR) Davis, who has been serving as Executive Vice President since the beginning of this year, has assumed the role of President and Chief Executive Officer from Christopher E. Kubasik, who departed the company to become President and Chief Operations Officer of L3 Communications (NYSE: LLL). John E. Luth will assume the role of Chief Executive Officer of Seabury Advisory Group, which was led by Christopher E. Kubasik.

“I am very thankful to Chris for his many contributions to Seabury over the past two years, which have enhanced our company’s core businesses and positioned it for further growth, particularly in the Aviation and A&D sectors,” said Seabury Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John E. Luth. “Chris furthered Seabury’s global stature, particularly in the A&D sector, and helped bolster our talented team who deliver a unique value to our clients worldwide offering exceptional capabilities and proven expertise.”

Christopher E. Kubasik commented, “I am very fortunate to have been given the opportunity to contribute to Seabury’s unique role in the Aviation and A&D industries and to further expand its leadership by growing operations in the A&D industry. The combination of Seabury’s expertise across several key industries with the new platform we built focused on A&D clients offers an unmatched range of problem solutions, ranging from top-level business strategy development, leading to capture targets and execution, and M&A to the award and complete program lifecycle.”

In addition to Mr. Davis’ appointment, Patrick Henry Dowling was appointed President & CEO of  Seabury Corporate Finance (SCF), which includes Seabury’s corporate finance and M&A services for the A&D sector, transportation structured finance practices, and merchant bank. Messrs. Davis and Dowling will work in tandem to service the A&D sector and will report to Mr. Luth.


Seabury Capital LLC is a global firm founded in 1995 with two principal groups, Seabury Advisory Group LLC (“SAG”) and Seabury Capital LLC (“SeaCap”). SAG is a global advisory practice with professionals on five continents and more than 15 countries covering Aviation, Aerospace & Defense, Financial Services, Government Services, Logistics, Maritime, Transportation and related industries. SAG has partnered with more than 300 clients located in more than 50 countries on more than 1,200 engagements to solve complex challenges requiring consulting, investment banking, restructuring and/or information technology solutions.

SeaCap owns and operates a number of specialty finance companies providing innovative cross-border financing for equipment and trade receivables as well as insurance-backed auto service and financial obligations. SeaCap recently launched a merchant banking business to take minority equity positions in, and to provide debt financing to, middle market companies. SeaCap also owns software companies providing enterprise solutions to airlines, aerospace companies and provides a range of electronic trading solutions to buy-side and sell-side firms in the Foreign Exchange market.