Costas joined OpCapita in September 2018 and is responsible for transaction origination and execution.
Costas brings more than 25 years' corporate finance experience across law, investment banking and early stage investing. He has worked in both New York and London and has advised retail, apparel, luxury, restaurant, consumer and digital businesses around M&A, debt financing and equity capital raising.
Previously Co-Head of Barclays' European Consumer and Retail franchise, he also held several senior banking roles within Credit Suisse, Lehman Brothers and Moelis & Company. More recently, Costas has acted as a private investor and advisor to a number of technology-based start-up businesses, often with a consumer-facing connection.
Costas holds an LL.B (Hons) degree from the University of Nottingham and an MBA from Columbia Business School, where he was elected to Beta Gamma Sigma, the business honours society. He speaks Greek and basic French.