Samy David is the founding partner of Grifon Capital, an advisory firm which specializes in capital structure special opportunities, NPL acquisition and principal financing. Grifon Capital was established in 2013 and acts as the local partner for a major US credit investor for South Eastern Europe. From 2006 - 2012 Samy was responsible for the Global Capital Markets and Treasury Department for MARFIN Popular Bank. From 2000 - 2005, he was Head of Derivatives for HELLENIC Securities, a leading member of the Athens Stock Exchange, and Founder and Market Maker for the Athens Derivatives Exchange.
From 1995 to 2000 Samy was a fixed income trader for Bank of America, specializing in market making Greek government bonds and trading synthetic derivatives with all the major US accounts. He graduated from the London School of Economics in 1993 and currently lives in Athens, Greece.