New York, NY, February 24, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Seabury Group LLC, a global advisory and investment management firm, today announced that Jonathan Montbach and Omar Mirza have joined the firm as Vice President, Investment Banking and Restructuring. They will contribute as part of Seabury’s growing Investment Banking and Restructuring practice with a focus outside of the firm’s traditional Aviation and Aerospace sectors.
“Adding proven veterans to our team increases our ability to provide the fast, comprehensive and cost effective restructuring solutions that our market demands right now,” said Seabury’s Managing Director, Investment Banking and Restructuring, Lorie Beers. “Seabury’s demonstrated success in the complex airline industry uniquely positions us to deliver advisory services to those businesses which are facing financial stress. Jonathan and Omar have delivered successful outcomes for clients in a variety of industries,” she added.
Mr. Montbach has lead deal execution teams throughout transactions. He brings 17 years of experience having worked most recently with KPMG as Vice President Special Situations Advisory Group where his clients were involved in a broad range of industries, including gaming, industrials, homebuilders, investment funds, consumer electronics/products, and retail. He has demonstrated success in a range of areas including out of court restructuring negotiations, exchange offers, and distressed acquisition strategies, including analysis of tax attributes (NOLs) and merger synergies.
Mr. Mirza has acted in almost all aspects of the distressed investing transaction cycle (buy and sell sides) and / or restructuring advisory (for debtors and creditors) across such sectors as financial services, funds management, structured finance, real estate, retail, manufacturing, transportation, viticulture and government. His global work experience includes the US, Germany, UK, Israel, Japan and Australia. Recently while in the Restructuring and Special Situations Group at KPMG, he led the development of KPMG’s global distressed debt intellectual property and infrastructure, based on an investment banking model. In addition, Mr. Mirza is a qualified Attorney having previously practiced in corporate law, restructuring and distressed debt.
About Seabury Group
The Seabury Group is a global investment banking and advisory group with more than 200 professionals providing investment banking, restructuring/corporate recovery, management consulting, IT development, and human capital advisory services. Seabury is the leading global advisor to the aviation industry, having successfully managed seven of the 10 largest airline restructurings or corporate recoveries in the world, and raised over $30 billion of capital financing, including over $3.5 billion of equity financings.
Seabury professionals have in-depth experience providing advisory services to a broad range of industries including aerospace, automotive, aviation, cargo, consumer products, distribution, financial services, gaming, infrastructure (ports and airports), logistics and maritime and manufacturing. Seabury has advised more than 500 client relationship spanning Africa, Australia, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the Americas with principal offices in New York, London, Amsterdam, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Toulouse, France, and Washington, D.C., and additional offices in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Houston, and Singapore. For more information, please visit: www.seaburygroup.com