MPAC

Definitive Agreement

MultiMetaVerse Inc.

Model Performance Acquisition Corp

Underwriter: Maxim Group
External link: SEC Filings

SPAC Team

Leadership

Mr. Claudius Tsang has served as our Chief Executive Officer and Chairman since March 2021. Mr. Tsang has over 20 years of experience in capital markets, with a strong track record of success in private equity, M&A transactions and PIPE investments with a focus on Greater China and other emerging markets. Mr. Tsang was co-head of private equity, North Asia of Templeton Asset Management Ltd and a partner of Templeton Private Equity Partners, a leading global emerging markets private equity firm that is part of Franklin Templeton Investments. During his 15 year career at Templeton, Mr. Tsang served in various positions, including partner, senior executive director and vice president. Mr. Tsang was responsible for the overall investment, management and operation activities of Templeton Private Equity Partners in North Asia. His role encompassed overseeing the analysis and evaluation of opportunities for strategic equity investment in Asia, including China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. During his tenure, Mr. Tsang managed $1 billion in private equity funds, with approximately 50 portfolio companies. He was involved in the management of a $3 billion fund, which was the largest Central Eastern European listed closed-end fund at the time of IPO in London. From July 2007 to June 2008, Mr. Tsang joined Lehman Brothers, where he managed private equity projects in Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and the United States. At Lehman Brothers, Mr. Tsang managed $500 million proprietary funds. Mr. Tsang has served as a director of the CFA Society of Hong Kong from 2013 to 2021. Mr. Tsang obtained his MBA from The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in 2017, the second bachelor degree of law from Tsinghua University in 2005 and a bachelor degree of engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong in 1998. He is a charterholder of Chartered Financial Analyst from the CFA Institute.

Ms. Serena Shie has served as our President, Chief Financial Officer and as a member of our board of directors since March 2021. Ms. Shie has a decade of experience in capital markets, property development and entrepreneurship. Since 2017, Ms. Shie has been the chief investment officer of Shiji Dingfeng Investment Co, Ltd., Huanya International Co., Ltd. and Quanzhou Chiyuan Trade Co., Ltd., where she led an early investment round of 85 million RMB into Enovate Motors, a leading electric vehicle manufacturer in China. During her tenure, the valuation of the acquisition increased to approximately 1.6 billion RMB. Ms. Shie has also served as President of Lion Pride Properties Inc. since 2018, which invests into development of high rises in Manila, Philippines. Ms. Shie has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Jumpstart Media since March of 2020, and is overseeing the growth of the office. Jumpstart Media is one of the largest English print publication in APAC covering tech startups with a presence in 11 countries. From 2015 to 2017, Ms. Shie was an associate in the Hong Kong office of Latham & Watkins, LLP, where she worked on capital market transactions, with a focus on debt offerings, IPO and M&A. Prior to joining Latham & Watkins, Ms. Shie was the Chief Operating Officer of Silent Models LLC from 2011 to 2012 where she oversaw the growth of one of New York’s top boutique modeling agencies. Ms. Shie serves as the Director of Shenzhen Women’s Association and the Chair of Shie Scholarship Committee at Yongning Zhentao Elementary School. Ms. Shie holds a Bachelors from New York University, and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.

Mr. Patrick Tsang will serve as a member of our board of directors upon the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Tsang has over 20 years of experience in capital markets, with a strong track record of success in IPOs and M&A transactions with a focus on Asia cross border transactions. From October 2016, Mr. Tsang has served as the Chairman of Tsang Group, a family office headquartered in Hong Kong with a global presence, including in London, Beijing and Shenzhen. Under Mr. Tsang’s leadership, the Tsang Group expanded to invest in special situations globally with a sector and location agnostic outlook. Under Mr. Tsang’s leadership, Tsang Group expanded to invest into property in the United Kingdom and other regions including Hong Kong, as well as other sectors including technology. Mr. Tsang has also served as the Chairman of Block T Ventures since December 2018, which focuses on blockchain and fintech technology. Mr. Tsang was one of the founders of Aquavit London, and was the Chairman from October 2015 to December 2018. Mr. Tsang has also been a partner of Hui & Lam Solicitors LLP in Hong Kong since October 2016 and is a qualified solicitor in England, Wales and Hong Kong. He holds an LLB, Bachelor of Laws, from Kingston University. Mr. Tsang was voted China Economic Person of the Year in 2014. We believe that Mr. Tsang is qualified to serve on our board of directors based on his transaction expertise.

Mr. Yeong Kang Joseph Patrick Chu will serve as a member of our board of directors upon the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Chu has around 30 years of experience in origination and execution of equity capital market and corporate finance transactions in Asia, including M&A, fund raising, asset injections, IPOs, and restructuring. Mr. Chu began his career at Morgan Stanley and has held positions in the investment banking division of a number of global banks, including Morgan Grenfell (presently Deutsche Bank), SBC Warburg (Presently UBS) and Rothschild, where he served as a member of the board of directors in Hong Kong and a board member of a direct investment fund sponsored by Rothschild and the CITIC Group which was one of the first China direct investment funds ever established. From 2007 to 2009, Mr. Chu was Managing Director and Head of Hong Kong Coverage of CLSA Limited, an institutional brokerage and investment group, where he was responsible for the bank’s investment banking activities in Hong Kong and the PRC. In 2009, Mr. Chu established a joint venture with Galaxy Asset Management, an alternative investment company, under which he raised and managed an event driven fund and also set up a special situation fund and a corporate finance advisory firm. He acted as managing director and portfolio manager of Galaxy Asset Management, one of the earliest hedge funds established in Hong Kong with asset under management in excess of $1 billion. In 2011, Mr. Chu bought out Galaxy’s shares in the joint venture and renamed it Odysseus Capital Asia Limited. Over the last decade, Mr. Chu has been the Chairman, CEO of Odysseus Capital Group from 2011. Under his leadership, Odysseus Capital Group has expanded to cover a broad range of capital markets transactions, including restructuring, pre-IPO, IPO and M&A transactions. Mr. Chu is a Fellow Member of Hong Kong Institute of Directors and is a former director of Yan Oi Tong, one of the six largest charitable organizations in HK, and a member of its investment committee. Mr. Chu obtained an MBA from Imperial College London and a BEng degree in Chemical Engineering from University College London. We believe that Mr. Chu is qualified to serve on our board of directors based on his expertise in finance and his transaction expertise.

Mr. Brian Keng will serve as a member of our board of directors upon the effective date of the registration statement of which this prospectus is a part. Mr. Keng is experienced in management, advisory and business development in China and the Philippines. Since 2017 Mr. Keng has served as the COO of Century Peak Holdings Corporation and CEO of Century Peak Energy Corporation. Century Peak Holdings Corporation invests and operates in a range of projects including mining, cement, steel, construction, land reclamation, and property development. Mr. Keng’s experience with the energy sector led him to become CEO of Century Peak Energy Corporation. Century Peak Energy Corporation focuses on building, owning and operating renewable energy assets such as hydro power projects. Within Century Peak, Mr. Keng helped manage a team of over 300 staff, based out of offices in Philippines, Hong Kong and Greater China. Since 2017, Mr. Keng has been the president of Shiji Dingfeng Investment Co, Ltd., Huanya International Co., Ltd., and Quanzhou Chiyuan Trade Co., Ltd., where he supervised an early investment round of 85 million RMB into Enovate Motors, a leading electric vehicle manufacturer in China. During his tenure, the valuation of the acquisition increased to approximately 1.6 billion RMB. Due to this involvement, Mr. Keng became the CEO of Enovate Motors Philippines, which is the official distributor of Enovate vehicles, charging station, and app development in the Philippines. Mr. Keng graduated from the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics with a Bachelor’s degree in Finance. We believe that Mr. Keng is qualified to serve on our board of directors based on his management experience.