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LAMF Global Ventures Corp. I - LGVC

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SPAC Stats

Market Cap: 262.7M
Average Volume: 13.6K
52W Range: $9.72 - $10.19
Weekly %: +0.20%
Monthly %: +0.51%
Inst Owners: 0

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Target: Searching
Days Since IPO: 233
Unit composition:
Each unit has an offering price of $10.00 and consists of one Class A ordinary share and one-half of one redeemable warrant
Trust Size: 20000000.0M

Management

Our officers, directors and director nominees are as follows: Name Age Position Jeffrey Soros 61 Chairman Simon Horsman 54 Director and Chief Executive Officer Morgan Earnest 33 Chief Financial Officer Mike Brown 51 Director Nominee Adriana Machado 53 Director Nominee Christina Spade 52 Director Nominee Jeffrey Soros, 61, has been our Chairman since September 2021. Mr. Soros co-founded LAMF in 2014 and has served as its Co-CEO from 2014 to the present. In addition to investing through LAMF, Mr. Soros has a long track record of investing, through his family office, from 1990 to the present, and in a personal capacity, into both private and public companies in a variety of sectors, including technology, e-commerce, financial services, real estate, consumer products, healthcare / life sciences, hospitality and art. Examples of these investments include Palantir Technologies Inc. (NYSE: PLTR), ContextLogic, Inc. (Nasdaq: WISH), Field Trip Health Ltd (Nasdaq: FTRPF), Aspiration Partners Inc., eSalon, Verge Analytics, Inc. (d/b/a Verge Genomics), Zywave, Inc., Kele, Inc. and Drake Holdings (DPS Skis) Inc. (d/b/a DPS Skis). Mr. Soros has been a Partner in Beyond Athlete Management since 2018 and Co-Chair of InventTV since 2016. Prior to LAMF, he founded and served as CEO of Considered Entertainment from 2009 to 2014. He is President Emeritus of the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles and a former President of its Board of Trustees from 2008 to 2014. Additionally, he is a founding board member of the Creative Capital Foundation (1999), former chair, and currently board emeritus as well as a founding board member of Almanack Screenwriters (2002) and served as its chair since 2019. Mr. Soros currently serves as President of the Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowship for New Americans a position he has held since 2002, which provides grants to cover graduate education of 30 new Americans annually (immigrants and children of immigrants) who are poised to make significant contributions to U.S. society, culture or their academic field. Over 20 years, the Fellowship has built a community of over 625 immigrants and children of immigrants. Mr. Soros holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Vassar College. We believe Mr. Soros is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of his experience in investing in various sectors and his long track record of executive leadership. Simon Horsman, 54, has been our Director and Chief Executive Officer since September 2021. Mr. Horsman is the co-founder and Co-CEO of LAMF since 2014 and is primarily responsible for overseeing the financial and business approach for the various businesses, which has included the financing and production of multiple entertainment projects. Qualified as a lawyer in both California (active) and the United Kingdom (non-active), Mr. Horsman started his legal career in 1990 at the U.K.’s preeminent corporate law firm, Slaughter and May, and then as a partner from 1998 to 2003 in a leading boutique law firm in Los Angeles, Neff Law Group, specializing in the technology and e-commerce sectors. His clients at the time included many of the world’s largest software companies. In 2003, Horsman joined his client, PriceGrabber.com, a leading e-commerce platform, as its Vice President and General Counsel, and was integrally involved in arranging the company’s sale in 2005; with only $1.5 million of investment, the company sold to Experian for $485 million. Mr. Horsman has been a Partner in Beyond Athlete Management since 2018 and Co-Chair of InventTV since 2016. From 2006 through 2009, Mr. Horsman was CEO of Future Films (U.S.), at the time part of one of the largest independent entertainment financing groups. Morgan Earnest, 33, has been our Chief Financial Officer since September 2021. Mr. Earnest has served as the Chief Operating Officer of LAMF from 2014 to the present, as Chief Operating Officer of InventTV since 2018 and Chief Operating Officer of Beyond Athlete Management since 2018 and has over 10 years of investment, corporate development and mergers & acquisitions experience. Since 2018 he has been a senior investment advisor to Jeffrey Soros’ family office for alternative and private investments across a range of industries including technology, e-commerce, financial services, real estate, consumer, 125 Table of Contents healthcare and life sciences. Prior to LAMF, Mr. Earnest was an executive from 2016 to 2018, for four-time Oscar-nominated writer / director / producer Michael Mann at his production company, Forward Pass, Inc. Mr. Earnest started his career with J.P. Morgan Investment Management where he was an analyst from 2010 to 2011 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Management (BSM) in Finance from Tulane University. Mike Brown, 51, will serve on our board of directors following the completion of this offering. Mr. Brown is an American basketball coach who is the associate head coach for the Golden State Warriors and the head coach of the Nigerian National Basketball Team. He previously served as the head coach of the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2005 to 2010. After a 2009 season where the Cavaliers went 66-16, he won NBA Coach of the Year. In his second season in 2010, the Cavaliers made it to the NBA Finals for the first time in franchise history. Mr. Brown has coached for the Los Angeles Lakers from 2011 to 2012. Mr. Brown has also been an assistant coach for the Washington Wizards from 1997 to 1999, the San Antonio Spurs from 2000 to 2003 and the Indiana Pacers from 2003 to 2005, and played collegiately at Mesa Community College and the University of San Diego from 1988 to 1992 where he also earned a Bachelor of Business Administration degree. We believe Mr. Brown is qualified to serve on our board because of his proven track record of success and leadership and unique perspective and network when it comes to businesses in the sports and entertainment industries. Adriana Machado, 53, will serve on our board of directors following the completion of this offering. Ms. Machado is one of Latin America’s most celebrated women business leaders and an outspoken advocate in the impact economy space. She served as the President and CEO of GE Brazil from December 2011 to April 2013 and founder of the Briyah Institute, a Benefit Corporation (B Corp) that bridges innovation, practice and purpose to inspire leaders to transform organizations co-creating an impact economy in April 2018. Ms. Machado serves on the advisory board of Securitas Bio and of America Solidaria U.S. since January 2021 and January 2016 respectively and has been a supporter of the Brain Health Project, an initiative aimed at preventing Alzheimer’s Disease by promoting brain health and slowing cognitive decline. She also serves as a strategic partner to the WOMB Group since 2020 by connecting purpose-driven companies with transformational leaders, geared towards delivering positive impact to all stakeholders. Adriana has a B.A. in Political Science from Universidade de Brasilia (UnB). We believe Ms. Macahdo is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of her executive experience and familiarity with the LATAM market. Christina Spade, 52, will serve on our board of directors following the completion of this offering. Ms. Spade has spent her career in media and entertainment. She currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of AMC Networks, overseeing the company’s financial operations, investor relations and global technology, and previously served as Chief Financial Officer for ViacomCBS from 2019 to 2020 and at CBS Corporation from 2018 to 2019 prior to its merger with Viacom Inc. Prior to this, Ms. Spade was at SNI for 21 years where she served in various roles, including Chief Financial Officer from 2012 to 2018, and was instrumental in the successful scaling of the Showtime OTT platform. Additionally, she served as Senior Vice President, Affiliate Finance and Business Operations from 2000 to 2012. She also worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers from 1991 to 1997 in various roles. Ms. Spade is currently a member of the board of directors for the T. Howard Foundation a position held since 2015 and has been a New York City Chapter Board member of Financial Executives International since 2016. She also founded in 2010, and is president of ATR Children’s Foundation, which is a non-profit organization established to help children in need. Ms. Spade was selected as a 2017 WICT Wonder Woman and served as an executive mentor in WICT’s mentorship program. We believe Ms. Spade is qualified to serve on our board of directors because of her extensive experience in the finance and the entertainment industry. Number and Terms of Office of Officers and Directors Our board of directors consists of 5 members and is divided into three classes with only one class of directors being elected in each year, and with each class (except for those directors appointed prior to our first annual meeting) serving a three-year term. In accordance with Nasdaq corporate governance requirements, we are not required to hold an annual meeting until one year after our first fiscal year end 126 Table of Contents following our listing on Nasdaq. The term of office of the first class of directors, consisting of will expire at our first annual meeting of shareholders. The term of office of the second class of directors, consisting of will expire at the second annual meeting of shareholders. The term of office of the third class of directors, consisting of will expire at the third annual meeting of shareholders. Only holders of Class B ordinary shares will have the right to vote on the election of directors prior to or in connection with the completion of our initial business combination. Holders of our public shares will not be entitled to vote on the election of directors during such time. These provisions of our amended and restated memorandum and articles of association relating to the rights of holders of Class B ordinary shares to elect directors may be amended by a special resolution passed by a majority of at least 90% of our ordinary shares voting in a general meeting. Our officers are appointed by the board of directors and serve at the discretion of the board of directors, rather than for specific terms of office. Our board of directors is authorized to appoint officers as it deems appropriate pursuant to our amended and restated memorandum and articles of association. Director Independence The Nasdaq listing standards require that a majority of our board of directors be independent within one year of our initial public offering. Our board of directors has determined that each of Adriana Machado, Michael Brown and Christina Spade are “independent directors” as defined in the Nasdaq listing standards and applicable SEC rules. Our independent directors will have regularly scheduled meetings at which only independent directors are present. Executive Officer and Director Compensation None of our executive officers or directors have received any cash compensation for services rendered to us. Commencing on the date that our securities are first listed on Nasdaq through the earlier of consummation of our initial business combination and our liquidation, we will pay our sponsor $20,000 per month for office space, secretarial and administrative services provided to members of our management team. In addition, our sponsor, executive officers and directors, or any of their respective affiliates will be reimbursed for any out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with activities on our behalf such as identifying potential target businesses and performing due diligence on suitable business combinations. Our audit committee will review on a quarterly basis all payments that were made to our sponsor, executive officers or directors, or our or their affiliates. Any such payments prior to an initial business combination will be made from funds held outside the trust account. Other than quarterly audit committee review of such reimbursements, we do not expect to have any additional controls in place governing our reimbursement payments to our directors and executive officers for their out-of-pocket expenses incurred in connection with our activities on our behalf in connection with identifying and consummating an initial business combination. Other than these payments and reimbursements, no compensation of any kind, including finder’s and consulting fees, will be paid by the company to our sponsor, executive officers and directors, or any of their respective affiliates, prior to completion of our initial business combination. After the completion of our initial business combination, directors or members of our management team who remain with us may be paid consulting or management fees from the combined company. All of these fees will be fully disclosed to shareholders, to the extent then known, in the proxy solicitation materials or tender offer materials furnished to our shareholders in connection with a proposed business combination. We have not established any limit on the amount of such fees that may be paid by the combined company to our directors or members of management. It is unlikely the amount of such compensation will be known at the time of the proposed business combination, because the directors of the post-combination business will be responsible for determining executive officer and director compensation. Any compensation to be paid to our executive officers will be determined, or recommended to the board of directors for determination, either by a compensation committee constituted solely by independent directors or by a majority of the independent directors on our board of directors. 127 Table of Contents We do not intend to take any action to ensure that members of our management team maintain their positions with us after the consummation of our initial business combination, although it is possible that some or all of our executive officers and directors may negotiate employment or consulting arrangements to remain with us after our initial business combination. The existence or terms of any such employment or consulting arrangements to retain their positions with us may influence our management’s motivation in identifying or selecting a target business but we do not believe that the ability of our management to remain with us after the consummation of our initial business combination will be a determining factor in our decision to proceed with any potential business combination. We are not party to any agreements with our executive officers and directors that provide for benefits upon termination of employment. Committees of the Board of Directors Upon the effectiveness of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part, our board of directors will have two standing committees: an audit committee and a compensation committee. Subject to phase-in rules and a limited exception, the rules of Nasdaq and Rule 10A-3 of the Exchange Act require that the audit committee of a listed company be comprised solely of independent directors. Subject to phase-in rules and a limited exception, the rules of Nasdaq require that the compensation committee of a listed company be comprised solely of independent directors. Audit Committee Upon the effectiveness of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part, we will establish an audit committee of the board of directors. will serve as members of our audit committee. Under the Nasdaq listing standards and applicable SEC rules, we are required to have three members of the audit committee, all of whom must be independent, subject to the exception described below. Each of Adriana Machado, Michael Brown and Christina Spade are independent. will serve as the chairman of the audit committee. Each member of the audit committee is financially literate and our board of directors has determined that qualifies as an “audit committee financial expert” as defined in applicable SEC rules. The audit committee is responsible for: • meeting with our independent registered public accounting firm regarding, among other issues, audits, and adequacy of our accounting and control systems; • monitoring the independence of the independent registered public accounting firm; • verifying the rotation of the lead (or coordinating) audit partner having primary responsibility for the audit and the audit partner responsible for reviewing the audit as required by law; • inquiring and discussing with management our compliance with applicable laws and regulations; • pre-approving all audit services and permitted non-audit services to be performed by our independent registered public accounting firm, including the fees and terms of the services to be performed; • appointing or replacing the independent registered public accounting firm; • determining the compensation and oversight of the work of the independent registered public accounting firm (including resolution of disagreements between management and the independent registered public accounting firm regarding financial reporting) for the purpose of preparing or issuing an audit report or related work; • establishing procedures for the receipt, retention and treatment of complaints received by us regarding accounting, internal accounting controls or reports which raise material issues regarding our financial statements or accounting policies; 128 Table of Contents • monitoring compliance on a quarterly basis with the terms of this offering and, if any noncompliance is identified, immediately taking all action necessary to rectify such noncompliance or otherwise causing compliance with the terms of this offering; and • reviewing and approving all payments made to our existing shareholders, executive officers or directors and their respective affiliates. Any payments made to members of our audit committee will be reviewed and approved by our board of directors, with the interested director or directors abstaining from such review and approval. Compensation Committee Upon the effectiveness of the registration statement of which this prospectus forms a part, we will establish a compensation committee of our board of directors. The members of our compensation committee will be , and will serve as chairman of the compensation committee. We will adopt a compensation committee charter, which will detail the principal functions of the compensation committee, including: We will adopt a compensation committee charter, which will detail the principal functions of the compensation committee, including: • reviewing and approving on an annual basis the corporate goals and objectives relevant to our Chief Executive Officer’s compensation evaluating our Chief Executive Officer’s performance in light of such goals and objectives and determining and approving the remuneration (if any) of our Chief Executive Officer based on such evaluation; • reviewing and approving the compensation of all of our other Section 16 executive officers; • reviewing our executive compensation policies and plans; • implementing and administering our incentive compensation equity-based remuneration plans; • assisting management in complying with our proxy statement and annual report disclosure requirements; • approving all special perquisites, special cash payments and other special compensation and benefit arrangements for our executive officers and employees; • producing a report on executive compensation to be included in our annual proxy statement; and • reviewing, evaluating and reco

SEC Filings

Form Type Form Description Filing Date Document Link
10-Q FORM 10-Q 2022-05-13 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312522150128/d307440d10q.htm
10-K 10-K 2022-03-30 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312522089544/d336984d10k.htm
SC 13G/A FORM SC 13G/A 2022-02-17 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000106299322004769/formsc13ga.htm
SC 13G/A FORM SC 13G/A 2022-02-14 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000106299322003881/formsc13ga.htm
SC 13G SC 13G 2022-02-08 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000110465922013391/tm225488d18_sc13g.htm
8-K 8-K 2021-12-27 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521367033/d228233d8k.htm
10-Q 10-Q 2021-12-21 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521363677/d265354d10q.htm
8-K 8-K 2021-11-22 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521336996/d224668d8k.htm
SC 13G FORM SC 13G 2021-11-19 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000106299321011221/formsc13g.htm
SC 13D SC 13D 2021-11-17 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521331812/d266457dsc13d.htm
4 FORM 4 SUBMISSION 2021-11-17 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044972/xslF345X03/doc4.xml
8-K 8-K 2021-11-16 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521331180/d262444d8k.htm
424B4 424B4 2021-11-12 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521328209/d202079d424b4.htm
EFFECT 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/999999999521004285/xslEFFECTX01/primary_doc.xml
S-1MEF S-1MEF 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521326434/d201664ds1mef.htm
3 FORM 3 SUBMISSION 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044112/xslF345X02/doc3.xml
3 FORM 3 SUBMISSION 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044110/xslF345X02/doc3.xml
3 FORM 3 SUBMISSION 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044109/xslF345X02/doc3.xml
3 FORM 3 SUBMISSION 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044107/xslF345X02/doc3.xml
3 FORM 3 SUBMISSION 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044106/xslF345X02/doc3.xml
3 FORM 3 SUBMISSION 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044055/xslF345X02/doc3.xml
3 FORM 3 SUBMISSION 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000089924321044052/xslF345X02/doc3.xml
CERT 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000135445721001318/8-ACert_LGVC.pdf
8-A12B 8-A12B 2021-11-10 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521325420/d252194d8a12b.htm
CORRESP 2021-11-08 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521322966/filename1.htm
CORRESP 2021-11-08 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521322962/filename1.htm
CORRESP 2021-11-05 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521320818/filename1.htm
S-1/A S-1/A 2021-11-05 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521320810/d202079ds1a.htm
CORRESP 2021-10-28 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521311520/filename1.htm
S-1/A S-1/A 2021-10-28 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521311511/d202079ds1a.htm
S-1 S-1 2021-10-04 https://www.sec.gov/Archives/edgar/data/1879297/000119312521290063/d202079ds1.htm