The Sponsors, the founders of a real estate investment manager and an investment bank, combine unique experience and in-depth knowhow in travel, real estate and hospitality investments.
Who We Are
Founded in 2017 by Orestes Fintiklis, who is also the CEO of ITHAX Acquisition Corp., Ithaca Capital Partners (https://www.ithacacapitalpartners.com/news) is a real estate investment manager with focus on deep-value hospitality investments in the United States and the northern part of Latin America.
We target deep value opportunities in hospitality and travel, and, thereafter, working with management to maximize revenues and bottom line.
In the past 4 years Ithaca Capital Partners has acquired/asset-managed five hospitality investments in the Americas:
- JW Marriott Panama (ex. Trump Panama)
- W Hotel Bogota
- Courtyard Marriott Santo Domingo
- Courtyard Marriott Escazu San Jose Costa Rica
- Residence Inn Panama
Luxury hotels of Ithaca Capital have recently received leading industry awards and accolades in Central and South America.
The W Hotel, Bogota (Colombia) was voted by Condé Nast, Best Hotel in South America whilst JW Marriott, Panama, also an Ithaca Capital property, was number 6 in the Central America list.
The W Hotel Bogota also got seventh place in this year’s Travel and Leisure awards, validating its premier positioning in the Latin America luxury hotel market.
Who We Are
AXIA Ventures is a leading, independent, privately-owned investment bank founded in 2008, with the primary aim of bridging global capital with regional opportunities by bringing people, capital and opportunities together to achieve our clients’ objectives.
AXIA has offices in New York and in a number of European cities (Milan, Athens and Nicosia) and provides its services in more than 20 countries.
Extensive Track Record & Outstanding Access to Global Pools of Capital
AXIA has an extensive track record in advising corporates and investors in relation to a number of capital raising, M&A and other advisory transactions including many repeat mandates.
Specifically, AXIA has successfully concluded 73 transactions of overall value of c.$32bn since 2012.
AXIA’s team, led by seasoned bankers with extensive prior experience in international bulge bracket firms, has closed over $50 billion of transactions across the US and Europe.
AXIA’s on-the-ground presence in New York, coupled with the international experience of its team, has enabled the firm to develop and maintain close ties with many of the world’s leading institutional investors (such as private equity funds, long-only funds, hedge funds, sovereign wealth funds and fund of funds) at the highest level.
AXIA’s leading position in the regions where they operate has been recognized numerous times by renowned institutions such as the Euromoney Awards for Excellence and Global Finance.