TWNT

Definitive Agreement

Terran Orbital Corporation

Tailwind Two Acquisition Corp.

Underwriter: Jefferies
Raised
$345M
CIK
1835512
Focus
Technology, Consumer, Healthcare, Gaming, Wellness, Agriculture, Food, Education, FinTech, Insurance, PropTech, Aerospace, Software
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Philip Krim, our Chairman , has served as Casper Sleep Inc.’s (NYSE: CSPR) Chief Executive Officer and as a member of its board of directors since October 2013. Since founding the company in 2013, Mr. Krim has led Casper (NYSE: CSPR) through tremendous growth, growing revenue from $15 million in 2014 to over $440 million in 2019 (approximately 100% CAGR), and successfully took the company public in February 2020. Mr. Krim brought an innovative data-driven approach to marketing at Casper which enabled exponential growth and a competitive advantage. He is responsible for leading Casper’s expansion into adjacent sleep related product areas and increasing the retail store footprint to over 50+ stores across the US. Prior to that, Mr. Krim was the Chief Executive Officer of Vocalize Mobile, a mobile search advertising platform for small businesses, from January 2010 until July 2013, and the Chief Executive Officer of The Merrick Group from January 2003 until December 2009. Since 2016, Mr. Krim has also served on the Emerging Leadership Council of the 92nd Street Y. He also serves as Chairman of Tailwind Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TWND), a special purpose acquisition company which raised $334.2 million in aggregate capital in its initial public offering in September 2020, and as a director of the Travis Manion Foundation and he is on the Leadership Council of the Robin Hood Foundation. He received a B.B.A. in Marketing from Red McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.

We believe Mr. Krim’s operational and executive experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Matt Eby is our Co-Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer and will be appointed to serve as a member of our board of directors in connection with this offering. Mr. Eby is the Founder and Managing Partner of Seawall Capital, a private equity firm formed to invest in the consumer and other related sectors. At Seawall Capital, Mr. Eby is responsible for originating, underwriting and monitoring of investments and manages the daily activities of the firm. Prior to the founding of Seawall, Mr. Eby was the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Tengram Capital Partners. He currently serves as the Chairman of the board of directors of Kent Water Sports, El Cap Holdings and Lime Crime, and as a director of Algenist, Revive, and Cos Bar. Mr. Eby also serves as Chief Financial Officer and director of Tailwind Acquisition Corp., (NYSE: TWND) and as a director of Tailwind International Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TWNI). In the past he has served as Chairman of Tengram former portfolio companies NEST Fragrances and DevaCurl. Prior to founding Tengram, Mr. Eby was the Chief Investment Officer of JAWS Estates Capital, the private investment office of Barry Sternlicht and the Sternlicht family, where he was responsible for investment and asset allocation decisions and recommendations across a broad spectrum of asset classes and investment strategies. While at JAWS Estates Capital, Mr. Eby led numerous transactions including investments in Palantir Technologies, Field & Stream, Ellen Tracy, Joe’s Jeans, Caribbean Joe, and Carlos Falchi. In 2009, in his capacity as Chief Investment Officer of Jaws Estates Capital and on behalf of Starwood Capital Group, he led the initial public offering of Starwood Property Trust (NYSE: STWD), a mortgage REIT focused on commercial real estate properties. Prior to JAWS, he was an Associate at Morgan Stanley. Mr. Eby received a B.S. from the United States Naval Academy and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

We believe that Mr. Eby’s operational and executive experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Chris Hollod is our Co-Chief Executive Officer and will be appointed to serve as a member of our board of directors in connection with this offering. Mr. Hollod is the Founder and Managing Partner of Hollod Holdings, a private venture capital and advisory firm based in Los Angeles that invests in innovative consumer brands at the convergence of culture and wellness. Over the course of his career, Mr. Hollod has completed more than 150 deals across five different investment entities, including investments in Airbnb, Uber, Spotify, Houzz, Duolingo, Airtable, Warby Parker, Oscar, Flexport, Sweetgreen, Memphis Meats and Thrive Market. From 2010 to 2018, Mr. Hollod was the Managing Partner of A-Grade Investments alongside Ashton Kutcher, Ron Burkle and Guy Oseary. Mr. Hollod was also the Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Inevitable Ventures with Ron Burkle and D.A. Wallach from 2015 to 2018. From 2009 to 2017, Mr. Hollod was the Venture Partner at Ron Burkle’s private investment firm, The Yucaipa Companies, where he oversaw Mr. Burkle’s venture capital investments. Prior to joining The Yucaipa Companies, Mr. Hollod spent four years as an investment banker at Wachovia Securities, where he executed a variety of debt and equity transactions. Mr. Hollod currently serves as Chief Executive Officer and director of Tailwind Acquisition Corp., a special purpose acquisition company (NYSE: TWND). Mr. Hollod graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Vanderbilt University with a B.A. in Economics, Finance and Philosophy.We believe Mr. Hollod’s operational and executive experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Wisdom Lu will be appointed to serve as a member of our board of directors in connection with this offering. Ms. Lu is a Founding Partner of Stibel & Co. and Bryant Stibel, specializing in growth equity investments across technology, media, data, sports and wellness. Ms. Lu currently serves as director of Tailwind Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TWND). From 2012 to 2015, Ms. Lu was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp., which was merged into Dun & Bradstreet in 2015. At Dun & Bradstreet, she served as Chief Financial Officer of Dun & Bradstreet Emerging Businesses from 2015 to 2017. From 2008 to 2012, Ms. Lu served as the Chief Financial Officer at Liberman Broadcasting and oversaw Finance, Information Technology, Human Resources, as well as Legal and Investor Relations. From 1996 to 2008, Ms. Lu served as Chief Investment Officer and Treasurer at Health Net, Inc. where she oversaw a $3 billion investment portfolio. Before Health Net, Inc., Ms. Lu served as Treasury Officer, Fixed Income Sales & Trading with National Westminster Bank. Ms. Lu graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a B.S. in Engineering and a minor in Economics. She also received an MBA from New York University. Ms. Lu is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and holds a Professional Engineering license in the state of New York.

We believe Ms. Lu’s operational and executive experience make her well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Tommy Stadlen will be appointed to serve as a member of our board of directors in connection with this offering. Mr. Stadlen is Co-Founder and General Partner at Giant Ventures, a global multi-stage venture capital firm which backs purpose-driven technology founders. Since 2017, Mr. Stadlen has been a Venture Partner at firstminute capital, a seed stage venture capital firm. Mr. Stadlen currently serves as Chairman of Tailwind International Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TWNI). He is also an advisor to the NYU Stern School of Business Center for Sustainable Business. Mr. Stadlen co-founded Swing Technologies, an imaging technology company, in 2014. In 2017 Swing joined Microsoft, where Mr. Stadlen held product management roles. Prior to Swing, Mr. Stadlen served as a strategy consultant at McKinsey, where he developed global experience across sectors advising leading companies and governments. Mr. Stadlen previously worked for President Obama on his 2008 presidential campaign. Mr. Stadlen has been recognized by the Financial Times as a top 50 Global Ally Executive and is a recipient of Entrepreneur Magazine’s “Best Companies in America” Award. Mr. Stadlen is the best-selling co-author of “Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically with Society,” written with former BP Chief Executive Officer Lord Browne. Mr. Stadlen is a regular contributor to media outlets, including the New York Times, Financial Times, CNBC, BBC and Bloomberg, where he appears as an expert on technology and sustainability. Mr. Stadlen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts and First Class honors from the University of Oxford and holds a Master of Science (Distinction) from the London School of Economics and Political Science.We believe Mr. Stadlen’s operational and executive experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Boris Revsin will be appointed to serve as a member of our board of directors in connection with this offering. Mr. Revsin is currently serving as the Managing Director and Head of Private Capital at Republic. The Private Capital team at Republic manages over $300M in net assets, primarily focusing on frontier and financial technology. At Republic, Mr. Revsin is responsible for sourcing, managing the analyst team that underwrites investments, and serving as an advisor or board member to portfolio companies. At Republic, Mr. Revsin led investments into Robinhood, EquipmentShare, Long Term Stock Exchange, Relativity Space and many others. In the past, Mr. Revsin was the co-founder of VentureApp, now known as HqO, a leading property technology company backed with over $40M in venture capital. Prior to VentureApp, Mr. Revsin served as the co-founder of Breaktime Media, an advertising technology company, which he sold to Connelly Partners in 2015. Breaktime Media raised over $15M in venture capital from leading firms like Highland Capital and Charles River Ventures. Prior to Breaktime Media, Mr. Revsin worked as the lead engineer and project manager for eNilsson, the development and design agency attached to the 2008 Mitt Romney For President campaign. Mr. Revsin studied computer science at University of Massachusetts, Amherst.We believe Mr. Revsin’s operational and executive experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.

Michael Kim will be appointed to serve as a member of our board of directors in connection with this offering. Mr. Kim is the Founder and Managing Partner of Cendana Capital, a fund of funds that invests in seed funds. Mr. Kim is currently a member of the advisory board of Tailwind Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TWND). He is also member of the limited partners advisory boards of Mucker Capital, IA Ventures and Forerunner Ventures among others. Mr. Kim received a B.A. from Cornell University, a MSFS from Georgetown University Walsh School of Foreign Service and an MBA from The University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School.

We believe Mr. Kim’s operational and executive experience make him well-qualified to serve as a member of our board of directors.