Speakers at Athens Investment Summit

Omiros Sarikas


Principal, AHV Associates LLP

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Omiros is an investment banker, private equity advisor and venture capitalist.  He is currently a Principal at AHV Associates LLP in Mayfair, London.

Omiros has a long track record in M&A and PE/VC, with experience in projects with Credit Suisse First Boston, Deloitte, AMEX, Lyceum Capital and engagements with global banks and funds such as Morgan Stanley, KKR, Alchemy, Welsh Carson etc.

He has worked in London, Athens, Zürich and New York in landmark cross-border transactions, such as Cinven's pan-European acquisition of Sebia for €800 million from Montagu PE and the transatlantic CLC World deal with Interval (NASDAQ: IILG).  He has also advised UHNW families ($16bn AUM) and mega funds ($200bn AUM).

Omiros has been recognised as an 'M&A Young Gun of the Year' by ACQ and the team listed as the ‘Top 250 Deal Makers in the World' by Dealmakers Monthly.  He is a regular conference speaker and his work has received global press coverage by the Financial Times, Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg TV.

Omiros is a Liveryman at the Worshipful Company of International Bankers (WCIB), a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (MCISI), a Fellow at the RSA (FRSA) and Member of the ‘Investment Panel’ of its social impact Catalyst Fund.

Omiros feels passionately about Greek Entrepreneurship. He is a long term supporter, sponsor and investor at the Reload Greece investment summits in the UK and similar activities in the USA. He has also mentored several Greek start-ups and PE/VC funds. Holding several qualifications, he is an active alumni of LSE, CASS and LBS, where he spearheads the WCIB Award and Lombard Prize for his alma matters.