Who we are
Named after the Greek god of fire and craftsmanship, we combine the passion to create value for our clients and investors with the care in designing and executing complex and industry defining transactions.
Established in 2001, we gather a large and experienced multinational team of professionals and senior advisors with deep knowledge of emerging European, Asian and African markets and track record in a wide array of industries, such as retail, oil & gas, FMCG, financial services, industrials and energy.
We provide our clients with tailor-made independent strategic advice and provide each and every one of them with full dedication.
In our principal investments we seek to create win-win situations for all stakeholders, insuring a spotless reputation as partner and counter-party of choice.
What we do
Beyond M&A processes we actively participate in principal investments in very diverse emergent market situations
Our advisory services cover five types of transactions:
We actively work with:
Alexey Kichaykin, CEO
With over 20 years of investment banking experience in Europe and the Middle East, Alexey has successfully worked with a diverse range of international and local clients in various sectors, including FMCG, technology, media, and others, with a cumulative value exceeding $10 billion. Throughout his career, he has primarily focused on mergers and acquisitions (M&A), capital raising, and initial public offerings (IPOs). Prior to joining Hefestos Capital, Alexey founded Seagull Capital and held prominent positions at Renaissance Capital and PwC.