David W. Bonanno is the Chief Financial Officer and a director of Far Peak Acquisition Corporation, a NYSE listed special purpose acquisition company focused on financial technology. Mr. Bonanno previously served as Chief Financial Officer and was a director of Far Point Acquisition Corporation which completed its merger with Global Blue in August 2020. From 2008 to 2020, Mr. Bonanno was a Managing Director at Third Point LLC, or Third Point, a New York based investment manager with $14.8 billion of assets under management as of December 31, 2019 which co-sponsored Far Point. During his twelve-year tenure at Third Point, Mr. Bonanno was responsible for analyzing and executing public and private investment opportunities across a broad range of industries including financial technology, financial services, telecommunications, energy,go and real estate.
Additionally, Mr. Bonanno was the primary investment professional responsible for the Third Point Hellenic Recovery Fund L.P., a $750 million long term investment vehicle exclusively dedicated to illiquid growth investments in Southern Europe. Mr. Bonanno previously served as a director of Social Finance, Inc. (SoFi), Energean PLC (LSE: ENOG), Far Point Acquisition Corp (NYSE: FPAC), Hellenic Bank PCL (CSE: HB), Neptune Financial, Inc. and Tollerton Investments Limited, which held a 50.3% stake in Play Communications S.A. prior to its public listing on the Warsaw Stock Exchange in July 2017. Mr. Bonanno has served as a director or executive officer for companies which have collectively issued over $30 billion in debt and more than $4 billion in equity through the public and private capital markets and completed three initial public offerings on major US and European exchanges.