The Cyprus-based Takirra Investment Corporation Ltd. holds a diversified portfolio of stakes in companies across Europe. From its offices in Larnaca it manages various investments, e.g. baby food and clinical nutrition production, commercial and private real estate projects as well as contract manufacturing in oncology medication. The privately owned company was established back in 1992.
Corporate Social Responsibility
As part of our corporate social responsibility activities and as a commitment towards society, Takirra Investment Corporation Ltd has become a sponsor of the “One Dream One Wish” Foundation, the Cyprus Association for Children with Cancer and Related Diseases based in Nicosia. Our representatives have met with the President of the Foundation, Mr. George Penintaex, who shared stories and details of the Foundation’s truly amazing work and contributions for cancer-struck children and families in Cyprus.
Antonis AvraamManaging Director Certified Accountant ICPAC show bio
Antonis has over 35 years of experience in international business management. After graduating from university in Australia and first experience in accounting he moved to Cyprus. For the last 25 years he has lived in Cyprus working for PWC and Deloitte and more recently as managing partner in his own business and member of the board of directors in several international privately held companies.
Antonis is with Takirra since 2016. He leads the team as Managing Director of the company and brings international management and business development experience in multinational and multicultural environments to the team.
Margarita ChristoforouFinance Manager BSc, FCCA show bio
Margarita has profound international finance experience and holds a Public & Business Administration degree from the University of Cyprus. In 2006 she started her professional training in KPMG, where she was engaged until 2013 in the audit department. During the practice and post qualification, Margarita performed audits and related assignment for various companies including multinational, listed, and local companies.
Margarita is a member of ACCA and ICPAC since 2009. Before joining Takirra she worked in an international group of companies where she held various positions in the finance department.
Margarita has extensive experience in financial management and reporting, IFRS, audit, accounting and taxation.
Glenn LuxemSenior Tax Manager LL.B., LL.M. in Commercial Law and Adv. LL.M. in International Taxation show bio
Glenn is a seasoned tax professional with more than 13 years of working experience in the field of international tax, transfer pricing and indirect tax with a history of working in a big four environment as well as in in-house tax functions in the banking and conglomerate industries across Europe and the Middle East.
Amongst others, he has specialist knowhow in the areas of tax control, compliance and reporting (incl. tax due diligence services, BEPS impact assessments, country-by-country reporting, VAT, transfer pricing and withholding tax).
Glenn is fluent in English, Dutch, German, and French and has a basic understanding of Greek.
Athina FokasIn-house Legal Counsel Lawyer show bio
Athina started her career as a litigation lawyer and then focused on the fields of company and commercial law and has specialized in the areas of compliance, anti-money laundering & counter terrorist financing. She carried out advisory work, M&A, corporate restructuring as well as complex and sensitive matters whether that be commercial issues arising in the banking and financial sectors, shareholders disputes, employment law issues and has also been involved in the implementation of the GDPR legislation.
Athina is currently involved in all legal matters of the company and its investments and she serves as the company secretary.