– MMV Ordinary Shares and Warrants to Trade on Nasdaq under Ticker Symbols “MMV” and “MMVWW”, respectively
NEW YORK, Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — MultiMetaVerse Inc., an animation and entertainment company devoted to establishing an open community for its global users and to providing high-quality and immersive entertainment experiences, and Model Performance Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: MPAC; “MPAC”), a special purpose acquisition company, announced the completion of their business combination (the “Business Combination”). The listed company resulting from the Business Combination will be MultiMetaVerse Holdings Limited (“MMV”). On January 5, 2023, MMV’s shares will commence trading on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol “MMV,” and MMV’s warrants will commence trading on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the ticker symbol “MMVWW.”
Yiran Xu, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MMV, stated that “[a]s we achieve a major milestone today, we will continue to develop new stories, animations, video games etc. to cater to the needs of our users, and to expand our business into new markets. By listing on the Nasdaq, we are closer to realize our ambition to become a vigorous international digital entertainment provider in the new era.”
Claudius Tsang, Chief Executive Officer of MPAC, commented, “[t]he Model Performance team is honoured to be part of this landmark occasion for MultiMetaVerse. We are excited for what lies ahead for the company.”
Paul Hastings LLP served as legal counsel to MMV. Loeb & Loeb LLP served as the legal counsel to MPAC.
MMV is an animation and entertainment company devoted to establish an open community for its global users comprised of animation viewers, game players, and content creators and to provide high-quality and immersive entertainment experience by way of original contents, user-generated contents, and professional user-generated contents. In 2015, MMV commenced animation production under its signature Aotu World brand. This animation series has an inspiring story, unique graphic style and has gained a following, particularly among the younger audience, in China. By leveraging its established user base as a foundation for further development and genre diversification, MMV has produced additional animated content based on the Aotu World brand and added to its portfolio with new brands, stories and characters. MMV also expanded its content offerings in the forms of comic books, short videos, collectibles, stationery, consumer products, mobile games and other genres.
MPAC is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities.
Forward Looking Statements
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SOURCE Model Performance Acquisition Corp.