training and expertise is in the area of Investment Banking. Possessing over 30 years of experience by working for numerous
corporations in various executive management positions at :
Bank of America Merill Lynch
Mizuho Financial Group
Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Trust UFJ
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Mitsui Nevitt Banking Corporation
Professor Droussiotis is a former
Managing Director, General Manager and the Head of the Leverage Finance, Private Equity Sponsor Group & Structured
Finance Department at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation managing a loan portfolio of over $8 billion of large cap and middle
market leveraged loans, as well as investments in SPV funds, CLOs and BDCs that are backed by leveraged loans and high
April 2018, Professor Droussiotis left SMBC to join as a Senior Managing Partner of Kinisis Ventures Limited (www.kinisisventures.com), a business accelerator company that helps international company start-ups expand in the U.S. markets.
Chris has written
three textbooks and collaborated on two other books. These are:
“Credit Risk Management & Analysis”, co-authored with Stuart Shelly – First Edition – published by Cognella Academic Publications – December
“The Analytical Approach to Finance, Investments
and Credit" First Edition – published by Cognella Academic Publications – August 2019
“The Credit Analyst’s Survival Guide" First Edition – co-authored with
Stuart Shelly published by Cognella Academic Publications – Available in July 2023
“Cryptocurrency: Concepts, Technology and Application” - contributed one chapter on “Cryptocurrency Options Analysis and Valuation”- published
CRC Press - available in April of 2023.
“Mergers and Acquisitions”
- A Practitioner's Guide to Successful Deals” contributed one chapter on “Leveraged Buyouts”- published
World Scientific in March of 2019.
Adjunct Professor for Columbia University's School of Professional Studies,
Fordham University's Gabelli School of Business, Baruch College's Economics & Finance Department in NY, Baruch College's
Continuing and Professional Studies (CAPS), Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall and Fairleigh Dickinson University's
International School of Hospitality and Tourism Managment in NJ. Courses include Quantitative Analysis in Business, Investment
Analysis, Managerial Finance, Commercial Credit $ Banking, Debt & Fixed Income Markets, Derivative Strategies, Business
Statistics , Equity Valuation and Advanced New Venture Management.
Professor Droussiotis has also given lectures on various subjects including Leveraged Buyouts, Credit Markets, Loan
Syndications, Capital Markets at Baruch College, Bank of China, Cendant Corporation, China Construction Bank, Wyndham Worlwide,
Travelport and the Industrial Bank of Japan, etc.
Leveraged Finance, Loan Syndication and Private Placements, Quantitative Analysis including Portfolio Risk, Financial
Modeling, Credit Analysis, Equity Return Analysis and CLOs.Professor Droussiotis is a member of various associations such
as Helenic American Bankers Association (HABA) and the Mathematical Association of America (MAA).