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Giannis Delikanakis

Founding Partner at Southrock Asset Management

Athens, Greece


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Yannis is a finance & real estate entrepreneur with a track record in Europe and in the USA. In 2021 he co-founded Southrock, an investment and asset management firm focused on equity and debt investments.

In 2004 he had co-founded Bluehouse Capital, an independent private equity real estate investment management firm with approximately €500m under management, with a focus on the property markets of Central and Southeastern Europe.

Prior to founding Bluehouse, Yannis had established Technical Olympic’s real estate operations in the United States and was elected Executive Vice Chairman of the board of directors of NYSE-listed Technical Olympic USA Inc, a diversified homebuilder delivering in excess of 7,000 single family homes annually. Earlier, he had executed the acquisition of the largest Greek resort, the Porto Carras, by Technical Olympic Group in a €100m transaction, served at its General Manager and orchestrated its repositioning. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and a certified Investment Services provider by the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC).

Yannis holds a Diploma of Civil Engineering from the National Technical University of Athens and a Master of Science in Project Management from the University of Texas at Austin. He is also a graduate of the Advanced Management Development Program in Real Estate from Harvard University.

Functional Expertise

Raising Capital & Investing