Efstathios N Karanikolaidis: The Athens University of Economics and BusinessPosted: December 19, 2014
Efstathios N Karanikolaidis earned his undergraduate degree in Management from the Athens University of Economics and Business, where he completed his studies in 1997. He went on to attend the William E Simon Graduate School of Business at the University of Rochester, where he received his MBA.
Athens University of Economics and Business was founded in 1920, and as Efstathios N Karanikolaidis knows is the oldest Economics and Business educational institution in Greece, and the country’s third oldest University.
“Since our University was founded in 1920, it has made an outstanding contribution to the education of the youth of the country as well as to science,” says Professor Konstantine Gatsios, the University Rector. Efstathios N Karanikolaidis is one of thousands of former Athens University of Economics and Business graduates to have gone on to important positions in major financial institutions and organizations. He is presently a Managing Director in the Leveraged Finance group at J.P. Morgan.
As a managing director in the Leveraged Finance Group, Efstathios N Karanikolaidis works with corporate clients and private equity firms to raise capital in the form of syndicated loans and high yield bonds to finance acquisitions, shareholder distributions, working capital needs, and general corporate purposes. He is proud to say that J.P. Morgan has been #1 in high yield for nine years in a row, and #1 in syndicated loans for twenty two years in a row. Efstathios N Karanikolaidis has been with J.P. Morgan, one of the oldest and largest financial institutions in the United States, since 2002.