George Linatsas
Group Managing Director and Founding Partner
AXIA Ventures Group

George Linatsas is a Founding Partner and Group Managing Director of AXIA Ventures Group (“AXIA”). ΑΧΙΑ, member of AXIA FINANCIAL GROUP, is a leading regional privately-owned investment banking group providing Advisory and Capital markets related services to global institutional clients, governments, banks & corporates since 2008. The firm is focused in the Southern European markets of Italy, Greece, Portugal and Cyprus with local presence. AXIA also has presence in the US through its subsidiary, AXIA Capital Markets LLC, a registered broker-dealer and member of FINRA specializing mainly in the shipping/transportation industry. Prior to co-founding AXIA, George Linatsas was the General Manager, Head of Equities and Member of the Board of Piraeus Securities. He has spent over 20 years in the investment banking & brokerage industries, having led some of the largest M&A deals as well as capital markets transactions in the local market. George is a frequent guest speaker in international or local finance & investment conferences. He holds a B.S. in Finance & Marketing from the University of Maryland at College Park and an M.B.A. in International Finance from the American University, in Washington DC.