The new company aims to combine with a business in digital media or adjacent industries, including the social media, e-commerce, and events. Group Nine is led by CEO and Chairman Ben Lerer, President Brian Sugar and CFO and Secretary Sean Macnew.
Total SPAC deal count for 2021 year-to-date is now 53 with $14.6 billion in gross proceeds raised. This offering is expected to close on Wednesday, January 20.
Barclays Capital Inc. and Code Advisors LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for this offering. Latham & Watkins LLP is serving as Issuer’s Counsel with Sidney Austin LLP serving as Underwriter’s Counsel. Grant Thornton LLP serves as auditor. Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company LLC is acting as trustee.