Orestes FintiklisCEO & Chairman


SPAC management team is led by Orestes Fintiklis, who serves as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of Board of Directors

  • Orestes has an extensive experience in hospitality and real estate investing of over 15 years
  • He is the Founder and Managing Partner of Ithaca Capital and has been extensively involved in all aspects of acquisitions, financing, asset-management and exits of Ithaca’s assets
  • In the past four years alone, Ithaca Capital has transacted and/or asset managed 5 iconic hospitality assets, including award winning W Hotel Bogota and JW Marriott Panama.
  • Previously, Orestes served in various roles in the private equity industry with focus on hospitality, with investment companies that have raised and invested a total of approximately $1.1 billion of equity into multiple renowned hotels and resorts such as Amanera and Playa Grande (Dominican Republic), Pearl Island (Panama), Amanzoe and Nikki Beach (Greece)
  • Orestes started his career as a corporate attorney in the finance, tax, competition law and international arbitration departments of Clifford Chance LLP in both London and Brussels and continues to hold the qualification of Solicitor of England and Wales
  • He holds a bachelors degree in law from Oxford University  where he graduated first in his class
  • Orestes also holds an MBA from INSEAD Business School with distinction
  • He is a director in multiple hospitality and real estate private companies and is an active member of Young Presidents Organization, or YPO, a chief executive leadership organization