SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, DC 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
August 27, 2021 (August 27, 2021)
TUATARA CAPITAL ACQUISITION CORPORATION
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
655 Third Avenue, 8th Floor
New York, New York, 10017
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|Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (917) 460-7522|
|(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)|
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share||TCAC||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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|Item 5.02||Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.|
On August 27, 2021, our board of directors (the “Board”) appointed Michael Finkelman as a member of our board of directors, as a member of the compensation and nominating committees of the Board, and as chair of the audit committee of the Board.
Since 2006, Mr. Finkelman has been at Societe Generale as a Managing Director serving in various leadership roles within the Americas, starting with the founding and developing of the Leverage Finance business. In 2009, Mr. Finkelman assumed additional responsibility for the Telecom, Media and Technology banking activity and in 2018 was named head of the newly-created Investment Banking Division, encompassing Leverage Finance, Debt Capital Markets, Equity Capital Markets, M&A, and Acquisition Finance (includes corporate and ratings advisory). Mr. Finkelman is also Chairman of the Leverage Lending Committee, which has oversight responsibility for all leveraged lending in Societe Generale Americas, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the bank’s GLBA (Global Lending Banking Activity) Americas business. Prior to Societe Generale, Mr. Finkelman served as Managing Director within the Merchant Banking Group of BNP Paribas, having been a founding member of the activity when created in 1989 at BNP (the predecessor to BNP Paribas). Prior to BNP Paribas, Mr Finkelman worked within the Credit team, with a focus on leveraged financings, at Swiss Bank Corporation from 1986 to 1989 and before that, worked for MetLife Insurance Company as a Financial Analyst since 1985. Mr. Finkelman received his Bachelor of Science degree from SUNY at Albany in 1985 and his MBA from The Stern School of Business, New York University in 1991.
In connection with Mr. Finkelman’s appointment, TCAC Sponsor, LLC transferred 40,000 founder shares to Mr. Finkelman.
There are no family relationships between Mr. Finkelman and any director, executive officer or person nominated or chosen by the Company to become an executive officer of the Company. Other than as disclosed above, there are no trnasactions beteween the Company and Mr. Finkelman that are subject to disclosure under Item 404(a) of Regulation S-K under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: August 27, 2021
|TUATARA CAPITAL ACQUISITION CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Albert Foreman|
|Chief Executive Officer|