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Unit Split

Austerlitz Acquisition Corp II

Raised
$1.4B
CIK
1839191
Focus
FinTech, Technology, Financial Services, Business Services
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

William P. Foley, II is a founder and director of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as the Chairman of Cannae Holdings since July 2017. Mr. Foley is a founder of FNF, and has served as the Chairman of the board of directors of FNF since 1984. Mr. Foley serves as a Senior Managing Director of Trasimene Capital. He served as Chief Executive Officer of FNF until May 2007 and as President of FNF until December 1994. Mr. Foley also serves as the Chairman of Foley Trasimene I since May 2020, and he was previously Executive Chairman of Foley Trasimene I from March 2020 until May 2020. Mr. Foley also serves as the Chairman of Foley Trasimene II from July 2020 and has served as a Director of Austerlitz I since December 2020. Mr. Foley also serves as Chairman of Black Knight since December 2019, and served as the Executive Chairman of Black Knight from January 2014 to December 2019 and as the co-Executive Chairman of FGL Holdings from April 2016 to June 2020. Mr. Foley also previously served as a director of Ceridian from September 2013 to August 2019. Mr. Foley also serves as the Chairman of Dun & Bradstreet, which is a Cannae Holdings portfolio company. Mr. Foley also serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Foley Family Wines Holdings, Inc., a private holding company for numerous vineyards and wineries, and the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC, which is the private company that owns the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League team. Within the past five-years, Mr. Foley served as the Vice Chairman of FIS and as the Chairman of Remy. After receiving his B.S. degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Mr. Foley served in the U.S. Air Force, where he attained the rank of captain. Mr. Foley’s qualifications to serve on our Board include more than 30 years as a director and executive officer of FNF, his long and deep knowledge of our business and industry, his strategic vision, his experience as a Board member and executive officer of public and private companies in a wide variety of industries, and his strong track record of building and maintaining stockholder value and successfully negotiating and implementing mergers and acquisitions. Mr. Foley provides high-value added services to our Board and has sufficient time to focus on the company.

Richard N. Massey has served as Chief Executive Officer of the company since January 2021 and has agreed to serve as a member of our Board . In addition, he serves as a Senior Managing Director of Trasimene Capital and Chief Executive Officer of Cannae Holdings. Mr. Massey served as the Chairman and principal shareholder of Bear State Financial, Inc., a publicly traded financial institution from 2011 until April 2018. Mr. Massey also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Foley Trasimene I since March 2020, as a director of Foley Trasimene I since May 2020 and as Chief Executive Officer of Austerlitz I since January 2021. Mr. Massey also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Foley Trasimene II from July 2020 and as a director of Foley Trasimene I from July 2020. Mr. Massey has served on Cannae Holdings’ board of directors since June 2018 and Dun & Bradstreet’s board of directors since February 2019, and previously served on Black Knight’s board of directors from December 2014 until July 2020. In addition, Mr. Massey served as a director of FNF from February 2006 to January 2021. Mr. Massey has been a partner in Westrock Capital, LLC, a private investment partnership, since January 2009. Prior to that, Mr. Massey was Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel of Alltel Corporation and served as a Managing Director of Stephens Inc., a private investment bank, during which time his financial advisory practice focused on software and information technology companies, and he formerly served as a director of FIS. Mr. Massey also previously served as a director of FGL Holdings. Mr. Massey is also a director of the Oxford American Literary Project and the Chairman of the board of directors of the Arkansas Razorback Foundation. Mr. Massey formerly served as a director of FIS and Chairman of Bear State Financial, Inc. Mr. Massey’s significant financial expertise and experience on the boards of a number of public companies make him well qualified to serve as a member of our Board. We believe that Mr. Massey is able to fulfill his roles and devote sufficient time and attention to his duties as Chief Executive Officer, as a member of our Board upon completion of this offering and as a director of the other public company on which he serves. We are a blank check company whose business purpose is to effect a business combination, and we will have no operations for Mr. Massey to oversee until we complete our initial business combination.

David W. Ducommun has served as President of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as an Executive Vice President of Corporate Finance of Foley Trasimene I since August 2020 and previously as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance since March 2020. Mr. Ducommun has also served as President of Austerlitz I since January 2021, as an Executive Vice President of Corporate Finance of Foley Trasimene II from August 2020 and previously as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance since July 2020. Mr. Ducommun has served as a Managing Director of Trasimene Capital since November 2019. Mr. Ducommun has also served as President of Cannae Holdings since January 2021, as an Executive Vice President of Corporate Finance since August 2020 and as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance since November 2017. Mr. Ducommun has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. Mr. Ducommun has served as a Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions of FNF from 2011 to November 2019. He also served as Secretary of FGL Holdings from April 2016 until December 2017.

Bryan D. Coy has served as Chief Financial Officer of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as Chief Financial Officer of Austerlitz I since January 2021, Chief Financial Officer of Foley Trasimene I since July 2020, as Chief Financial Officer of Foley Trasimene II since July 2020 and as Chief Financial Officer of Cannae Holdings since July 2020. He also serves as Managing Director of Trasimene Capital. He also serves as Chief Financial Officer of Black Knight Sports & Entertainment, LLC, which is the private company that owns the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League team, a position he has held since October 2017. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Foley Family Wines from 2017 until 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Coy served as Chief Accounting Officer of Interblock Gaming, an international supplier of electronic gaming tables, from September 2015 to October 2017. He served as Chief Financial Officer—Americas and Global Chief Accounting Officer of Aruze Gaming America from July 2010 through September 2015.

Ryan R. Caswell has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance of the company since January 2021 and has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance of Austerlitz I since January 2021. Mr. Caswell is also a Managing Director of Trasimene Capital. Previously Mr. Caswell was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group at BofA Securities where he executed advisory and capital raising transactions from 2008 to August 2020. Before BofA Securities, Mr. Caswell was an investment banker at Bear Stearns. Mr. Caswell has over 15 years of relevant investment and corporate finance experience across a wide variety of industries and transaction types.

Michael L. Gravelle has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Austerlitz I since January 2021, as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Foley Trasimene I since March 2020 and as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Cannae Holdings since April 2017. Mr. Gravelle has also served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Foley Trasimene II from July 2020. Mr. Gravelle has served as the Chief Compliance Officer for Trasimene Capital since January 2020. Mr. Gravelle has over 25 years of business and legal experience in the financial industry. Mr. Gravelle has served as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of FNF since January 2010, and also served in the capacity of an Executive Vice President, Legal since May 2006 and Corporate Secretary since April 2008. Mr. Gravelle joined FNF in 2003, serving as a Senior Vice President. Mr. Gravelle joined a subsidiary of FNF in 1993, where he served as a Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary beginning in 1996 and as a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary beginning in 2000. Mr. Gravelle has also served as an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Black Knight and its predecessors since January 2014 and as Corporate Secretary of Black Knight from January 2014 until May 2018.