TMAC.U = 1C + 1/2 W
Of the proceeds we receive from this offering and the sale of the private placement warrants described in this prospectus, $200.0 million, or $230.0 million if the underwriters’ over-allotment option is exercised in full ($10.00 per unit
Neil Jacobson, our Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, is a 20 year veteran of the music business. Mr. Jacobson spent the majority of his career at Interscope Geffen A&M Records, a subsidiary of Universal Music Group, where he held positions as a publicist, Senior Vice President and Executive Vice President, and participated in the management of artists and producers such as will.i.am, Robin Thicke and Jeff Bhasker. In January 2016, Mr. Jacobson was appointed President of Geffen Records, a historic record label re-established under Interscope Geffen A&M Records, and held that position until January 2020. During his tenure as President of Geffen Records, Mr. Jacobson oversaw the signing of Darkroom Records, home to Billie Eilish. In January 2020, Mr. Jacobson founded Hallwood Media, an independent music management company exclusively focused on songwriters and producers. Over the last 13 months acting as a trusted advisor to artists and creators, Mr. Jacobson has helped coordinate the sale of artist catalogs for an aggregate total in excess of $100 million. For the past three years, Mr. Jacobson has been a member of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), which serves as a global leadership community to improve lives, businesses and the world.
Todd Lowen, our Chief Operating Officer and one of our directors, has 20 years of experience in finance and investment. Mr. Lowen spent the majority of his career in the Equity Derivatives businesses of Lehman Brothers and Barclays Capital Inc. in New York, where he advised institutional investors, such as hedge funds and pension funds, on event driven investment strategies relating to, and including, merger arbitrage, spin-offs/splits, exchange offers, tenders, and special purpose acquisition companies (“SPACs”). In September of 2016, Mr. Lowen joined Olivetree Financial, LLC as a Managing Director to further establish its U.S. Event Driven Business, building a team around similar strategies, with a particular recent focus on SPACs. Away from the office, Mr. Lowen is actively involved with Success Academy Charter Schools, which help provide world class education opportunities to children from all backgrounds in New York, as well as City Harvest, a food rescue and re-distribution organization in New York City.
Mr. Jacobson and Mr. Lowen each have a distinguished record of accomplishment in their respective industries. As an international publicist for Interscope, Mr. Jacobson traveled globally with artists such as Eminem, 50 Cent, and the Black Eyed Peas. His close relationship with Black Eyed Peas member will.i.am led to his introduction to industry legend, future mentor and Beats by Dre co-founder Jimmy Iovine and eventual appointment to President of Geffen Records in 2016. Mr. Jacobson has spent two decades operating in the music business across a variety of roles. His experience spans many different geographies/continents, and he has represented talent across North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. During his time in the music industry, Mr. Jacobson has worked with some of the most recognizable talent in the world including Eminem, Gwen Stefani, Black Eyed Peas, Avicii and DJ Snake. We believe that prospective target companies will benefit from the guidance and insight that Mr. Jacobson can provide through mentorship, governance and operational involvement and experience.
Over the course of his 20 year career in finance, Mr. Lowen has advised over 150 institutional investors on event driven investments and trading strategies across 500+ unique mergers, spin-offs, exchange offers, tenders, and SPACs. Most recently, Mr. Lowen has re-focused on the SPAC market, providing insight, analysis, and investment strategy around the SPAC asset class, covering entities from their pre-IPO filings all the way through to their status as public companies and through consummation of their ultimate respective business combinations.