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:
Milutin Nikolic, MBA
Milutin has over 25 years of investment banking experience in Europe, USA, Asia and Africa. He is co-founder of Hefestos, the largest investment banking firm in SEE and the key dealmaker in many large deals in the region. He advised many record-breaking transactions, and holds BSc from universities of St. Gallen and Lausanne and MBA from Harvard university.
Pavle has over 20 years of investment banking experience in Southeast Europe, Middle East, Asia, USA and Africa.Together with Milutin, Pavle founded Hefestos, the largest investment banking firm in SEE that has advised numerous transactions with cumulative value of over $20 billion. Pavle holds BA from Clark University.