We are an independent boutique advisory firm, founded in 2013, with focus on mergers and acquisitions in the middle market in Europe. We are based in Athens with an affiliate office in London and presence in Zurich, Dubai, New York and Los Angeles through our global network of senior advisors. We guide companies and their shareholders to accelerate growth by attracting capital and completing cross-border strategic partnerships and acquisitions.
Leveraging our diverse background, years of M&A and operational expertise, young talent and vast network of SMEs, GPs, and advisory firms, we are uniquely positioned to effectively execute transactions throughout EU.
We believe that our people are our most important asset
He holds a bachelor from the Athens University of Economics & Finance and holds an MBA from Columbia University on an Onassis Foundation scholarship.
Sergio holds an MBA from Alba Graduate Business School and a BA in Economics & International Relations from Swarthmore College (ΦΒΚ distinction). Has completed executive education programs at IMD, LBS and HBS.
Nicholas holds a Bachelor’s degree from Athens University of Economics & Business, graduate and postgraduate degrees from Harvard University and ICMA Center, Reading University, and a PhD on corporate valuation from University of Macedonia (with excellence).
In 2004 he created Build a School, developing a new approach to rural community development in Africa’s poorest communities and is active on a number of African-related initiatives. He co-founded the Centre for Social Justice, the UK think tank with a focus on poverty and welfare. The CSJ published Breakthrough Britain, proposing reforms to welfare, social care, education, criminal justice and the third sector; new areas of work include slavery and gang culture. In 2009 he founded 8 Miles with Bob Geldof. In 2011 he founded the Mayor’s charity the Legacy List, to drive community development in Stratford following the Olympics. Mark believes that trust and a wider duty is essential in business, and with government and civil society, business should work more to help improve the lives of communities. He defined the term “ERR”, to measure the external impact business has on society.
He has recently helped launch the Million Jobs campaign in the UK. In his capacity as CEO of the BVCA he has been providing economic, industrial and financial policy advice to governments and regulators. In 2012 he co-founded the DNA Summit, to bring together the world’s most creative and innovative people with a view to working on solutions for the world’s poorest communities. Principle positions include: Chairman, CSJ; Strategic Adviser and Industry Ambassador, BVCA; Chairman, Spayne Lindsay LLP; Special Adviser, 8 Miles; Patron, Build Africa; Chairman, The Legacy List; Expert Committee Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund.
Demetri Boutris has also been a Vice President of several operating companies of MacAndrews & Forbes Holding Company (controlled by Ronald Perelman). He is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley (Economics; honors, Phi Beta Kappa) and the Harvard Law School, and is a member of the California, Washington, DC, and US Supreme Court bars.
Ike originated structured and integrated acquisitions in 6 technology consolidation/roll-ups in the networking spectrum and related industries. From networking technologies in Ethernet, Token Ring, switches, routers, fiber optic codecs (applications) and wireless synthesizers, his team acquired these companies from companies such as Raytheon, Rockwell Network Systems, Westinghouse, Meret Optical, Sciteq, Relialogic and Phillips.He was part of a leadership team for acquisitions that helped build Sorrento Networks. Sorrento Networks reached a market capitalization of approximately $1.6b as a listed Nasdaq company.
Ike was instrumental in helping the company acquire 8 companies in the roll-up strategy and further spun off 2 subsidiaries as separately listed public companies called Entrada Networks & DPI. Ike is also Managing Director of Azemuth, Inc., a Suri family office making principal investments since the mid-1990's. His primary focus has centered in building enterprise value via investments and by Mergers & Acquisitions. He has a long history of working with leading organizations across various industry sectors including Financial Services, Real-Estate, Information Technology, Med-tech, Health Care, Food and Beverage and Social Media.
Ike attended Delhi University's Sri Ram College of Commerce and further completed Undergraduate and Graduate course work in Finance and Marketing at Rutgers University.
In her career, Ms. Preventza has advised clients on over $60 billion of M&A and financing transactions, working with both public and private companies and with a particular focus and expertise in the healthcare industry. Prior to joining DelMorgan, Ms. Preventza was the founder and President of MPL Advisors Inc., a boutique investment banking advisory firm based in Los Angeles, California. Prior to founding MPL Advisors, Ms. Preventza was a Principal at the Bank of America / Merrill Lynch Investment Banking group in New York, specializing in M&A of healthcare companies. Her industry expertise spanned all sectors of the industry, including specialty pharmaceutical companies, medical devices and healthcare services companies.
Ms. Preventza has worked on a wide range of transactions, including Cardinal's spinoff of CareFusion ($4.7Bn), WellPoint's divestiture and sale of its Pharmacy Benefit Management business unit to Express Scripts ($4.7Bn), Alpharma's sale and defense against the hostile bid by King Pharmaceuticals ($1.6Bn), and Boston Scientific's multiple divestitures, several leveraged buyouts, and successful capital raises for companies in the healthcare, technology, telecommunications, real estate, consumer finance and gaming industries. Prior to joining Banc of America/Merrill Lynch, Ms. Preventza worked at Morgan Stanley Corporate Finance in Los Angeles and at Lehman Brothers Investment Banking in New York. Ms. Preventza holds a Ph.D. and a Master's of Science in Electrical Engineering from Caltech University in Pasadena, with a minor concentration in Finance, and a B.A degree in Electrical Engineering from National Technical University of Athens, Greece with highest honors. Ms. Preventza has also completed all three levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) program.