Co-Founder & President
Zafiris Vartis is Co-Founder & Portfolio Analyst of CAGR Growth Fund L.P., a long-biased hedge fund strategy which has produced near top 1% performance among all hedge fund investors in 2023.
Mr. Vartis also is Co-Founder and President of Endowment Research Group, the endowment-model, fund selection arm of a single family office. He is responsible for the firm’s activities in 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.
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. He has worked on private equity deals $300M in size.
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.
Mr. Vartis is a member of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) in London
and also Chair of the 3,500 member 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.