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Antonis Polemitis Bio
Mr. Polemitis has domestic and international experience in all aspects of the investment and entrepreneurial cycle, with a focus on growth strategy for nearly two decades. He has been a principal or strategic advisor for businesses in Europe, the Americas and Asia, ranging from Fortune 20 companies to early stage technology startups.
Mr. Polemitis is currently the managing partner of Ledra Capital, a closely held investment firm that invests in innovative firms in international higher education, information technology and financial services.
Mr. Polemitis was previously a principal at ACG Capital, a privately held multi-billion dollar holding company focused on buying and building businesses in financial services, business services and the oil and gas industry. At ACG, Mr. Polemitis was responsible for investments in business process outsourcers, primarily in India, and higher education.
Mr. Polemitis was previously a partner based in New York and London in the private equity practice of Mercer Management Consulting (now Oliver Wyman), one of the world's leading strategy consultancies. At Mercer, Mr. Polemitis helped top-tier private equity firms and merchant banks improve their performance across the whole investment cycle from investment selection to portfolio optimization to exit strategy. His research at Mercer on improving buyout performance has been published in Buyouts and cited in the Financial Times (London). He also served as a high-level advisor on growth strategies to three of the world’s largest fifty companies.
Mr. Polemitis holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where he graduated with highest distinction as a Baker Scholar and a B.S. in International Studies, Accounting and Computer Information Systems from Indiana University where he graduated with highest distinction as a Wells and Chancellor's Scholar. Mr. Polemitis also studied at the Sorbonne in Paris as an undergraduate.
Mr. Polemitis is an award-winning photographer and an Eagle Scout.
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