Shearwater Aero Capital

Asset-Based Finance

We are a specialty finance company offering primarily asset-based financing for aircraft, aviation equipment, yachts and high-end real estate for clients across the globe.


What We Do

We are a specialty asset-based finance company committed to providing tailored financing solutions for clients across the globe. Our primary focus is making private credit and special opportunity investments in aircraft, aviation equipment, yachts and high-end real estate.

We act as a direct lender with our funds coming primarily from private investors comprised of family offices and HNWI. As a result, we are not burdened with the regulations that Banks or larger financial institutions face and pride ourselves on being flexible and structuring deals to comply with our clients needs as much as possible. We work with clients from across the globe from emerging market economies in Asia and Africa to more mature markets like North America and Europe.

Our typical structures are asset based or limited recourse loans tailored to meet the specific needs of our clients. Utilizing the financed asset as collateral we can close in as little as four weeks.


Our Culture & Team

We have an entrepreneurial spirit in the manner we run our business and pride ourselves with being collaborative and transparent with our clients and investors.

We are a team of experienced professionals with a broad range of backgrounds ranging from running finance teams for large banks to aviation investment funds for a global investment advisory firm. We value and foster enduring relationships with our clients and investors while holding ourselves to high standards both personally and professionally.

Chris Miller

Managing Partner

Mike Kahmann

Advisory Board Member

Kyle O’Donnell

Director of Originations

Katerina Barilov

Advisory Board Member





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Shearwater offers a variety of finance solution and services across the private aviation and luxury asset industries

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