Founder and Managing Partner
Spyros Martsekis is the founder and the Managing Partner of Ionian Capital, a global consulting firm with presence in Athens, London, NY and Los Angeles. The firms focuses on providing advise to the global capital community (Private Equities, Hedge Funds, Family Offices) for business opportunities in Europe and also advising corporates in raising capital (equity or debt).
He is also a senior advisor to Pelican Point Capital Partners Merchant Bank in California. Spyros has extensive business experience for almost 20 years in different industries and practices. Before founding Ionian Capital he was the Managing Director and head of Alvarez & Marsal’s Greek office and part of the European Growth Practice (Central/Eastern Europe & Greece/Turkey) and also founding member of the European Shipping Advisory Practice. Prior to that he held senior positions with KPMG (where he was responsible for the Corporate Finance and Private Equity Advisory Practice), Oxygen Capital, and Pantheon Airways (where he was Chairman of the BoD/CEO). Spyros was also the Head for Greece/Cyprus for HSBC Private Bank (based in London), and was a senior associate for five years with Morgan Stanley.
He has a bachelor from the Athens University of Economics & Finance, and holds an MBA from Columbia University on an Onassis Foundation scholarship.