Vivid Seats Announces Planned Post-Merger Board of Directors
Vivid Seats, which is in the process of going public via a merger with Horizon Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: HZAC), announced its future Board of Directors this week. The board, filed with the SEC on August 16, is chaired by David Donnini and includes nine directors with leadership in tech... Read more
Vivid Seats Owner Implicated in Enormous Tax Fraud Scheme
Billionaire Robert Smith has agreed to pay $140 million and admit wrongdoing for his part in a massive tax evasion scheme, part of a deal that will allow him to avoid prosecution, according to Bloomberg. Smith is CEO of Vista Equity Partners, which owns a substantial stake in Vivid... Read more
New York Campaign Donations Raise Impartiality, Legality Questions
Three years ago, there was a minor media frenzy related to then-New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and some large donations made to his campaign from private equity executive Robert Smith and his wife Hope. Smith, who is the CEO of Vista Equity Partners, donated $65,000 to Schneiderman’s 2018... Read more