NEW YORK – October 5, 2023 – Seabury Capital Group LLC’s global aviation practice (“Seabury”) and Airline Strategy Group, Inc. (“ASG”) have announced a strategic partnership that will combine the two global aviation advisory firms’ industry-leading platforms to drive performance excellence for airline clients.
As part of the strategic partnership, ASG will be rebranded to operate as a new entity, “Seabury Airline Strategy Group” or “SASG,” focused on delivering specialized solutions for empowering airlines to develop successful commercial airline strategies. SASG will leverage both companies’ expertise and deep industry experience to help airlines discover market opportunities, revenue strategies, and the right partnerships that enable them to adapt to changes in demand, economic conditions, capacity, and their financial landscape.
ASG provides network planning, revenue management, strategic partnership, and operations management services to airlines, enabling them to secure a profitable position in a complex and often volatile industry. ASG capabilities include commercial & strategic planning, revenue optimization, sales & distribution, product & retailing, strategic airline partnerships, airline operations management, and proprietary network & fleet forecasting tools. ASG offers clients direct access to industry specialists who first developed their expertise in management positions at leading airlines and then consulted worldwide with highly successful results for airlines of all sizes and models. The ASG team has previously worked with more than one hundred airlines and executed several hundred engagements across the globe to unlock significant incremental revenue with exceptional bottom-line results.
Seabury operates a number of specialty finance, investment and merchant banking, technology, and software companies, with a core focus anchored in aviation, aerospace & defense, and financial services, and technology. Since its founding in 1995, Seabury has executed more than 1,600 engagements for more than three hundred clients worldwide, having advised on $150 billion equity, debt, lease placements / restructurings transactions and $300 billion in aircraft orders.
“We are pleased to welcome ASG into Seabury’s global aviation investment banking and financial advisory practices,” said John E. Luth, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seabury Capital Group, emphasizing that the addition of “ASG’s advisory and tools capabilities to Seabury’s premier global aviation practice will afford our clients unparalleled advisory services in a very demanding industry.”
“At ASG, we have put together an incredibly strong team of more than 20 airline and data experts, and this partnership recognizes the talent in this team. Combining our commercial and operational airline expertise with Seabury’s capabilities is a win-win for Airline Strategy Group, Seabury, and our clients, as we can provide more comprehensive and integrated solutions,” commented Max Reilly, Senior Managing Director of Airline Strategy Group. “This exciting partnership will further support the continued growth of Airline Strategy Group and allow us to jointly develop our new practice areas: technology solutions and sustainability.”
“We are excited to be back with the Seabury brand, which is the premier global aviation advisory firm,” stated Michael R. Mankowski, Senior Managing Director of Airline Strategy Group. “It’s a logical step for Airline Strategy Group to form a strategic partnership with Seabury. Our long history of working together to serve our clients, expansive service offering, and collective vision makes this the best combination for both firms.”