Playboy Enterprises, Inc., owner of one of the largest and most recognizable lifestyle brands in the world, and Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: MCAC), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition corporation, have completed their business combination, pursuant to which Playboy became a wholly owned subsidiary of Mountain Crest and Mountain Crest changed its name to PLBY Group, Inc. The business combination was approved at a special meeting of the stockholders of Mountain Crest held on February 9, 2021. PLBY Group's common stock is listed on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol "PLBY". In addition, PLBY Group completed a private placement with institutional and accredited investors consisting of 5,000,000 shares sold at $10 per share for gross proceeds of $50 million.
ROTH Capital Partners acted as financial advisor & placement agent for the transactions.
Playboy is one of the largest and most recognizable global lifestyle platforms in the world, with a strong consumer business focused on four categories comprising The Pleasure Lifestyle: Sexual Wellness, Style & Apparel, Gaming & Lifestyle and Beauty & Grooming. Under its mission of Pleasure for All, the 67-year-old Playboy brand drives more than $3 billion in global consumer spend and sells products across 180 countries. Playboy is one of the most iconic brands in history. (Source: Company Press Release | 02.10.21)
About Mountain Crest
Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp's efforts to identify a prospective target business will not be limited to a particular industry or geographic region, although the Company intends to focus on operating businesses in North America.
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www.mcacquisition.com. (Source: Company Press Release | 02.10.21)
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market-making services and corporate access. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH is privately-held and employee owned, and
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