Managing Director and Head of Investment Banking
AXIA Ventures Group
Alexandros Argyros joined AXIA in March 2010 and is currently the Managing Director and Head of the firm’s Investment Banking Division. While at AXIA, Alexandros has participated in over 60 transactions, with total value in excess of €30bn including debt and equity capital raisings, M&A, corporate restructurings, securitizations and NPL transactions.
Prior to AXIA, Alexandros spent one year with FiliaGroup, a private fund focusing on investments in the Environmental and Alternative Energy sectors in Greece. Prior to that, he spent eight years with Morgan Stanley, three years with the Global Industrials Group in New York and London and five years with the Greek coverage team in Athens. Alexandros has executed a significant number of M&A and Capital Markets transactions in the region and in shipping, including, but not limited to the €4.15 billion Fairness Opinion to CosmOTE’s Board of Directors on its buyout by OTE, the €2.1 billion dual tranche Eurobond offering of OTE, the $181 million Paragon Shipping IPO on the NASDAQ, the €1.3 billion rights issue of Piraeus Bank, the €3.3 billion Credit Agricole S.A. tender offer for Emporiki Bank of Greece and the $247 million Genco Shipping & Trading IPO on the NYSE. Alexandros holds a BA in Economics from Amherst College, USA.