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, a global trading firm, where he was responsible 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. a financial services transaction and risk management software company where he focused on capital raising, M&A, and new product development. CashEdge was sold to Fiserv (FISV) for $465 million in 2011. Earlier in his career, Demetris worked at Swiss Re Capital Partners, the $5 billion AUM Merchant Banking and Private Equity division of Swiss Re.
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. He holds Series 7, 24, 63 and 79 FINRA registrations.