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SOLUTION FOCUSED ADVISORY
FINCAP Advisers is a boutique financial advisory firm that was founded by Demetris A. Tsingis in late 2016 and has been created to service Financial Services, FINTECH/REGTECH and Regulated entities. FINCAP Advisers Ltd is itself a regulated External Audit, Accounting and Administrative Services Provider firm by the ICPAC with licence number E847/E/2016. FINCAP Advisers Ltd is furthermore a Nominated Advisor regulated by the Cyprus Stock Exchange, a member of the Cyprus Investment Program with licence number 360, an approved Training Center by HRDA and a regulated Recruitment Services firm with the Ministry of Labour with licence number 305. FINCAP Advisers is a European Trademark with Registration Certificate 017934366 with EUIPO (Article 51(2) EUTMR and Article 9 EUTMIR).
FINCAP Advisers aims to offer turnkey tailored services to regulated entities in an open architecture format offering licensing and post-licensing services across all renowned jurisdictions. FINCAP has commenced operations with offices in Nicosia, Limassol, Mayfair in London, Yangon in Myanmar and Hong Kong and aims to cater to the needs of Investment Firms, Investment Funds (AIFs of all kinds including Hedge Funds, Private Equity Funds, Real Estate PE Funds and UCITS), Payment Institutions, Electronic Money Institutions, Fund Managers (AIFMs as well as non-AIFMD authorizations) Public Authorities, Online/Hi-tech merchants, Reg-tech / Fin-tech entities, Online Gaming companies across multiple jurisdictions. Post-licensing services include External and Internal audits, Compliance and AML Compliance, Risk Management, ICAAP, FATCA/CRS support, Corporate Advisory, Accounting, Tax & VAT optimization, Executive Seminars, Executive Recruitment Services and Fund Administration inter alia.
WE HAVE WORKED WITH THE WORLD’S MOST SOPHISTICATED BUSINESSES ON MARKET LEADING TRANSACTIONS
OUR COMMITMENT TO HELP OUR CLIENTS DELIVER THEIR STRATEGIES HAS SEEN US BUILD A TRULY GLOBAL NETWORK
GLOBAL TEAM. WORLD CLASS RESULTS.
DEMETRIS A. TSINGIS
BSc, FCA, BFP, MBA, Ch. MCSI
Demetris A. Tsingis founded FINCAP Advisers in late 2016 as its Managing Partner, previously serving as a Partner heading the Financial Regulation & Advisory, London Office and Executive Academy departments in one of the leading advisory firms of Cyprus. Demetris holds a BSc in Government & Economics (LSE) and an MBA with Honours in Finance, Entrepreneurial Management and Private Equity & Venture Capital (Wharton Business School) with a Fulbright Scholarship. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA/BFP), a practicing member of the ICPAC Cyprus and of the ICAEW UK, a CYSEC advanced and AML examinations holder, a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments (Ch. MCSI), an approved HRDA External Trainer, a licensed Mediator and a licensed Insolvency Practitioner amongst other qualifications. He further is a part-time PhD candidate in Entrepreneurship with Warwick Business School.
Demetris worked on Private Equity and Investment Banking clients during his time at Arthur Andersen/Deloitte in London, in M&A in BNP Paribas New York, Private Banking in Bank of Cyprus before returning to the financial advisory space in 2013 specializing on investment funds, investment firms, fintech and payment services. He has further worked with regulators across the globe such as CySEC, CBC, MFSA, FCA, AMF Canada, SEC US, CIMA Cayman, FSA Seychelles, IFSC Belize, ASIC Australia and FSMA Belgium. Demetris has served as an elected local Councillor of Strovolos Municipality (2007-2016), a board member of the Nicosia Sewerage Board (2012-2016) and as the President of COOP Bank Strovolou in 2014. Demetris is currently serving as the Founding President of the Kuwait Cyprus Business Association of the CCCI, is a Fellow of the Cyprus International Institute of Management since 2006 and lectured in the Cyprus Entrepreneurship Competition since 2007. Furthermore, he also served as a member of the Public Entities Committee of the ICPAC and of the Fund Administration & Custody Services Committee of the CIFA. In 2018-2019 he served as a board member of the National Betting Authority and in 2019 he was appointed as the Deputy Chairman of the Housing Finance Corporation (HFC) Board, the only remaining state owned bank in Cyprus. He is further serving since 2018 as the first Honorary Consul of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar to Cyprus.
CONSTANTINOS G. MITSINGAS
Constantinos G. Mitsingas studied Accounting and Finance (BA (Hons)) at the London South Bank University in the United Kingdom and became a Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Cyprus since 2011. He has successfully become a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants since 2016 and is in process to achieve an MBA with Open University Cyprus.
Constantinos commenced his career in 2003 with Moore Stephens Stylianou & Co in Cyprus and worked in the Audit and Accounting Divisions. From 2006 to 2016 he worked with KPMG Cyprus as Senior Manager in the Audit Division. During his 13 years of external audit, tax and accounting experience Constantinos has catered towards statutory needs of leading banks in Cyprus, multinational groups with operations spread across Eastern Europe and Asia and listed entities in the Cyprus, London and Warsaw stock exchange. He has had a plethora of hands-on experience addressing the reporting requirements of financial services institutions and has been at the forefront of regulatory developments in the banking arena.