Founder & PartnerMiddlemarch Partners
Mr. Papademetriou is a founder of Middlemarch Partners and co-leads the firm’s merchant banking and investing efforts. He has spent over 20 years investing, advising and operating high-growth financial business services companies across the payments, specialty lending, capital markets, and insurance sectors. Mr. Papademetriou is an active investor and advisor to financial services companies with a particular focus on financial technology opportunities, having raised over $730M for clients. He also serves as a board member for Middlemarch Capital Partners’ portfolio companies. Prior to founding Middlemarch, he was a Director at Knight Capital Group, where he was responsible for originating, evaluating and executing strategic investment opportunities and M&A with the mortgage backed securities, equities, foreign exchange, and derivatives desks both in the US and Europe. He also served as the Head of Strategy and Corporate Development for CashEdge, Inc. where he focused on capital raising, M&A, and new product development. Earlier in his career, Demetris worked at Swiss Re Capital Partners. Mr. Papademetriou graduated from the Honors Program in Engineering and Management, receiving both a BS in Engineering from Northwestern University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.