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Anchors Aweigh Capital (AnchorsAweighCapital - AAC) is an investment banking and consulting firm serving emerging growth and middle-market maritime and industrial companies in the U.S. and worldwide. Anchors Aweigh provides objective advice to private and public companies in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, strategy, turnarounds and restructurings, debt and equity capital raises and other advisory services focused on increasing the value of business enterprises.

Anchors Aweigh Capital is headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale, FL and has offices in Dallas, TX, Boston, MA, San Diego, CA and Portland, OR.

Boats in marina. Anchors Aweigh Capital (AnchosAweighCapital) provides maritime investment banking andconsulting services.


Anchors Aweigh Capital (AAC) was formed to primarily pursue the buying and selling of maritime related businesses, including shipping, tankers, and ship and boat building companies, as well as industrial, alternative energy, and technology companies. Since the founding of the firm, AAC has investigated and facilitated multiple boat and shipbuilding transactions.

We have raised both debt and equity from strategic partners, private equity firms, and high net-worth individuals. Anchors Aweigh Capital has also made private investments in oil tankers and an alternative energy supplier company. In addition, AAC has provided consulting advice and expertise to numerous marine businesses and private equity firms.


We bring three primary advantages to our clients:

1. We have significant, direct knowledge, experience, and relationships in the boat, shipbuilding and  industrial businesses

2. We have a history of completing transactions, close to a hundred deals in total, and bring a relational, financial and operational approach

3. We can provide specific technical knowledge and capability to any business. We can provide advice and counsel to increase enterprise value

Please let us know how we can help you maximize the value of your business... we pride ourselves on delivering increased business performance and enterprise value to our clients.



Sell-Side Engagements

e.g. Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Services

Buy-Side Engagements

e.g. Mergers and Acquisitions Investment Banking Services

Strategy and Operational Consulting

Corporate Restructurings and Workouts


Debt and Equity Capital Raises

Estate Planning

Other Value Creation Advisory Services



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Lloyd R. "Skip" Sorenson

Managing Partner

Skip started his career as a fourth generation shipbuilder and since has achieved proven value creation results for both public and private equity companies. He has an operational orientation and has been involved in multiple restructuring and process improvement initiatives as both a CEO and CFO. Sorenson has been involved in a multitude of M&A transactions during his career, selling and purchasing both private and public companies. He was awarded "CFO of the Year" by DCEO magazine in 2011.

Specializes in: Public and Private Liquidity Events, Acquisitions, Divestitures, Restructurings, Turnarounds, Carve-outs, Financings, Dividend Recaps, Strategic Combinations and Splits, IPOs


Mike Moran

Managing Director

Mike has a broad background and experience in operational excellence, quality, supply chain management, and process improvements in diverse industries including, aerospace and defense, automotive, medical, commercial electronics and consumer products manufacturing.   He began his career as an Aerospace Engineer and served as an officer and pilot in the United States Marine Corps.  He is an accomplished leader with proven financial and operational results over the last two decades in both public and private equity companies.  He has lead operations related activities for numerous M&A transactions from both the buy and sell side. 

Specializes in:  Operations Restructuring, Strategic Planning and Optimization,  M&A Due Diligence Support for Both Buy and Sell Side. 

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Jeremy Clyde

Managing Director

Jeremy is an operational finance executive with significant private equity experience.  He has led high tech public and private equity companies through challenging conditions to sustained growth and profitability.  Jeremy is a strategic and tactical problem solver that collaborates cross functionally to architect progressive solutions that achieve financial and operational success. He has a proven track record for delivering major company initiatives with ownership of top & bottom line results and operational excellence.  He has led financial analysis and modeling for numerous M&A transactions throughout his career.

Specializes in: Financial Planning and Reporting, Financial Modeling and Analysis, M&A transactions (both buy and sell side), Restructuring and Turnarounds, Accounting, Strategic Planning, and Enterprise Value Creation

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Mary Rexroat

Director of Operations

Mary is an operational leader with a diverse skill set and passion for business optimization. She has held multiple leadership responsibilities in the biomedical industry including global regulatory affairs, various marketing initiatives, and employee on-boarding, compliance, and training. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in Biochemistry and Biology in addition to holding the office of Student Body President. Mary was formerly a dual sport collegiate athlete and co-founded a nonprofit that has spread to over twenty universities in order to led students to engage in and track service activities.

Specializes in: Strategic Analysis, Quality Assurance, Optimizing Efficiency, Marketing, Operational Advancement, Research, Project Management, and Organization




Phone: 877-40-"ANCHOR"


1323 SE 17th Street, #363

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316

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