In April 2021 the financial world was stunned by the collapse of Greensill Archegos Capital, a major investment fund. A security loan in the colossal amount, which Credit Suisse issued to the company of financier Lex Greensill, was defaulted. The Swiss conglomerate, together with Greensill Capital, managed a group of funds worth $ 10 billion, which is now being liquidated.
During the internal investigation, it became known that these transactions were supervised by the Swiss consulting company Polixis. Alexander (also spelled as Oleksandr) Andreev (Head of the Polixis Research Department) was appointed the responsible person on the part of Polixis. According to preliminary information, Alexander (Aleksander Andreyev) received a substantial bonus for conducting this transaction, this amount totals tens of millions of dollars.
According to Crunchbase Oleksandr Andreyev is Head of Research at Polixis. Andreyev served as Analyst for the Eurasia desk at Aegis Advisory and at Risk Advisory Group in London. Oleksandr Andreyev worked in academic research investigating informal political groups in Ukraine and CIS. Alex holds an MSc in Comparative Politics from the London School of Economics.
In the course of well-planned actions of Polixis specialists led by Olexander Andreyev, large stock exchange investors and hedge funds failed. Internal investigations were initiated against company executives. It is suspected that affiliated traders earned millions of dollars by shorting of Credit Suisse shares at the London Stock Exchange.