Michael B. Cox
Vice Chairman, Seabury Group
1350 Avenue of the Americas
New York, NY 10019
Tel: +1 212 284 1133
Fax: +1 212 284 1144
Mike Cox joined the Seabury Group as a partner in April 1998. He has over 25 years of airline and aviation-related experience. At Seabury, Mr. Cox has advised numerous airline clients on a variety of projects, including airline treasury, corporate finance, and airline restructuring. Recent engagements have included leading the Seabury team in successfully restructuring the aircraft debt/lease restructuring efforts for the successful reorganization efforts at US Airways, Air Canada and Northwest Airlines. Mr. Cox led the successful out-of-court restructuring of South African Airways resulting in a profitable fiscal year ending March 31, 2008 after losing over 1 billion ZAR the year before. Mr. Cox also advised Frontier Airlines in its Chapter 11 reorganization efforts.
Prior to joining Seabury, Mr. Cox was a Director at Price Waterhouse LLP where he led the aviation consulting/restructuring group. Mr. Cox also worked for Continental Airlines, Inc. for 11 years where he served in a variety of financial positions including Vice President and Treasurer. At Continental he initiated and structured numerous financings to increase cash reserves and finance fleet acquisitions. He also led negotiations for a variety of financial instruments including leveraged leases, tax leases, operating leases, secured debt, DIP financing, common stock equity offerings, public debt offerings and IRB financing.
Mr. Cox received his M.B.A. in Finance and Accounting from the University of Texas, Austin and his B.B.A in Business Management from Texas A&M University where he graduated magna cum laude. Mr. Cox is a FINRA representative registered with the Series 7, 79 and 63.