Seabury Capital Expands Investment Banking Into Government Services

Seabury Capital Expands Investment Banking Into Government Services

Michael S. Lewis to Lead Aerospace & Defense – Government Services
NEW YORK – May 6, 2015 – Seabury Capital (“Seabury”), a leading global advisory and professional services firm, announced the appointment of Michael S. Lewis, CFA, as Senior Vice President, Aerospace & Defense – Government Services in anticipation of significant growth opportunities within the investment banking sector.

Mr. Lewis will spearhead initiatives to establish an investment banking business in Government Service. He will report directly to Patrick Henry Dowling, Senior Managing Director, Seabury Corporate Finance.

“Mike possesses well-rounded industry expertise, including knowledge of the Aerospace & Defense and Government Services sectors, which will offer clients well-thought-out perspectives and expertise,” said Seabury Corporate Finance Senior Managing Director Patrick Henry Dowling. “We are building on the proven financial market capabilities and core competencies that Seabury has historically offered in the Aviation, Aerospace & Defense markets, which will now also include Government Services.”

Seabury Advisory Group Chief Executive Officer Christopher E. Kubasik commented, “Seabury is now actively extending our reach beyond our core Aviation and Aerospace & Defense industry leadership by leveraging our competencies into the Government Services global arena. The addition of Mike is a major step forward in providing our clients with significant expertise in Government Services. The recent appointments of Patrick Henry Dowling as Head of Seabury Corporate Finance, which includes Aerospace & Defense M&A Advisory and Aerospace & Defense – Government Services, along with retired U.S. Air Force Lieutenant General Charles R. “CR” Davis as Executive Vice President of Seabury Aerospace & Defense Consulting will make us a force in the market.”

Prior to Seabury, Mr. Lewis was Co-Founder and Managing Director of Silverline Group LLC, a Defense and Government Services consulting firm specializing in M&A due diligence activities, and Silverline Capital Group LLC, an entity focused on sector consolidation. He held senior equity analyst positions covering Aerospace & Defense, Defense Technology, Intelligence and Federal Government Information Services at Lazard Capital Markets and BB&T Capital Markets.


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 1,100 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 institutional market-makers in foreign exchange and other financial markets.