A team of qualified and experienced investment professionals make up the core management team. We are complemented by professionals in the fields of compliance and risk management, legal and accounting department and in the back office.


Our team brings along a successful track record since 1996 specializing in wealth management, asset management, structured investment products modeling and alternative investment advisory. We have successfully worked in partnership with some of the global banks in the industry and developed our wide network of industry contacts, providing us access to an array of information, deals and products to match our clients’ unique needs. We have been and continue to be highly motivated and adaptive to client needs in a very open minded and flexible way. We have the ability to work on a variety of business projects in different geographic regions at the same time and to identify market niches, design realistic working relationships and products and to fully implement them.


We have been acting as an investment advisor to a number of global institutions, pension funds and family offices with alternative investment assets under management in excess of $60 billion. We have managed several significant investment transactions and have advised on portfolio construction and allocations of over $1.5 billion to alternative asset classes including hedge funds, funds of funds, private equity funds, equity financing transactions and customized structured products.


We have been involved in a variety of deals and have successfully penetrated several diverse markets around the world. We have a strong client base extending to Russia and other CIS countries, Middle East, Japan, South Korea, Eastern Europe and other European countries. Given our successful transactions over the last few years, the management team has become a trusted business advisor to many clients and is called upon for advice and support on an ongoing basis. Our close ties with the investor community and capital allocators provide us with a unique insight into the global capital markets. This insight guides the advice and customized solutions we provide to our clients and sets us apart from other advisors in the region.


The management team is headed by the following persons:

Gabriel is one of the founders and a managing director of SPA Financial Services Ltd. Since 1996 Gabriel Anastassiades specializes in structured finance, structured investment products modeling, asset management, alternative investment advisory and equity financing, collaborating with some of the global banks in the industry.

George is an Executive Director and General Manager of SPA Financial Services Ltd. From 2007 until 2010, he was the Group General Manager and an Executive Director of Axia Ventures Group Ltd (AVG), a licensed financial services provider regulated by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission, member of the Cyprus Stock Exchange (CSE) and member of the Athens Stock Exchange (ASE).

Andreas is the Head of Advisory at SPA Financial Services Ltd. He has been working in the financial industry since 2004 when he managed Faremont Ltd, an independent third-party marketing firm specializing on Alternative Investments.

Sophocles is Head of Asset Management at SPA Financial Services.  Born in Canada and raised in Cyprus, he is a Fulbright scholar and CFA Charterholder with multi-year experience in developed and emerging markets in both equities and debt.  Previously, he managed institutional equity portfolios for the Cyprus Development Bank and spent over 11 years with London-based Emerging Markets fund manager Argo Capital Management which had a peak AUM of $3 billion.

Lambros joined SPAFS in 2016 to spearhead the growth in the Greek market and head the SPAFS office in Greece. He has more than 20 years of experience in banking and more specifically in Wealth Management in EFG Eurobank, Laiki Bank SA and Piraeus Bank.