93 www.ceotodaymagazine.com CEO Today Europe Awards 2018 the united kingdom DR. STAVROS SIOKOS Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Astarte Capital Partners FIRM PROFILE Astarte Capital Partners is a specialist co- investment platform, focusing on real assets opportunities that are towards the value- add area rather than core-infrastructure. Astarte invests in natural resources, transportation and specialist types of real estate. Our approach is to invest in partnership with established asset operators (or specialist industry teams). Together we structure investment portfolios, in the form of managed closed-end funds or co-investment vehicles. Our model is quite unique and is purely based on the co-investment platform model. We do not charge any fees (management or carry) on the capital utilized to generate performance and we are sharing the profitability of the capital used for the growth of the underlying manager. Our team is based in London, Zurich, Sydney and New York and our investor base is purely institutional. Predominantly, pension and sovereign funds, insurance companies and large family offices in Europe, Australia, Middle east and North America. CONTACT Astarte Capital Partners LLP Michelin House, 81 Fulham Road, London SW3 6RD, UK M: +44-7825-159-384, T: +44-203-696-8261 email@example.com www.astartecp.com ABOUT STAVROS SIOKOS Stavros Siokos is the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Astarte Capital Partners. Dr Siokos has 25 years’ experience in building and managing businesses in various areas of Capital Markets, Asset Management and Alternative Investments. Previously he was CEO of Sciens Alternative Investments, leading the development of the firm’s strategy in the liquid alternatives and real assets space, including partnerships in aviation and shipping. During his tenure, he successfully launched a series of funds attracting significant institutional capital from around the world. Prior to Sciens, he was head of Asset Management for Piraeus Group, where he co-led the Private Equity team and launched three funds. Before Piraeus, Dr Siokos was Managing Director at Citigroup for 13 years where he was global head of alternative executions, portfolio trading strategies and pension fund solutions. Dr Siokos holds an Electrical and Computer Engineering Diploma from the University of Patras, Greece, a MSc in the same field and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from the University of Massachusetts. Recognized as “The Most Innovative Manager of 2017” by Fund Intelligence and “Game Changer of 2018” by Finance Monthly.