Co-Founder & President
Zafiris Vartis is Co-Founder and President of Endowment Research Group. He is responsible for the firm’s expansion into the United Kingdom, Europe, and the Middle East. He is a member of the Investment Committee and Chair of the firm’s Private Equity, Real Estate and Private Debt Investments. He is responsible for capital raising, deal sourcing, and investment due diligence. Mr. Vartis also serves as the firm's Head of Manager Research.
Prior thereto, Mr. Vartis worked as Head of Corporate Advisory at Athene Capital, one of the top investment boutiques in London. Mr. Vartis also served as a consultant to select family offices, focusing primarily on direct private equity and real estate transactions. Previously, he was a senior Vice President at the Transportation & Infrastructure Group as well as an integral part of the Greek coverage team at Morgan Stanley Investment Banking where he worked for about 10 years. Prior thereto, he worked as an associate in DTZ & Soros Real Estate Partners. Mr. Vartis has extensive experience in M&A and capital raising, including IPO’s, secondary offerings, private placements, and bonds.
In other roles, Mr. Vartis is the President of a leading long-biased hedge fund.
Mr. Vartis is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) in London and also Chair of the Cambridge Judge Business School alumni network in London.
He holds a B.A. and M.A. in Economics (First Class Degree) and an MPhil in Management Studies from the University of Cambridge.