MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Infinite Assets, Inc. (“InfiniteWorld” or "the Company”), a leading Metaverse infrastructure platform that enables brands to create, monetize and drive consumer engagement with digital content, and Aries I Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: RAM) (“Aries”), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today they have entered into a definitive agreement for a business combination (the “Business Combination”) that upon consummation is expected to result in InfiniteWorld becoming a publicly traded company with a pro forma equity value of approximately $700 million, assuming no redemptions by Aries’ public shareholders. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined company is expected to be listed on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “JPG”.
“Branded content will be king in the Metaverse, and we are proud to partner with some of the world’s most notable companies to engage with their consumers in this growing digital environment”
InfiniteWorld serves as a bridge between the physical and digital worlds. The Company empowers leading global brands, creators and Web3 companies with the infrastructure they need to create digital assets and NFTs (non-fungible tokens) and engage with customers and fans in the Metaverse, allowing them to support and foster stronger relationships with consumers. InfiniteWorld currently has 130 employees globally and has partnered with over 75 brands and creators since its founding. Current investors in InfiniteWorld include Morgan Creek Digital, GSR, Wintermute, Blockchain Coinvestors, Bill Shihara, among others.
InfiniteWorld recently combined with one of its key strategic partners, DreamView, Inc. (“DreamView”), a globally scalable technology company bringing creative strategy and content solutions to brands around the world. Founded in 2016 by the same visionaries who pioneered computer-generated imagery (“CGI”) technologies at Lucasfilm and Disney, DreamView’s visual effects and 3D artforms have been leveraged in major blockbuster films, major brand campaigns, sporting events, and other major consumer engagement events. DreamView continues to drive innovative solutions for the creation, management, distribution, licensing and monetization of clients’ products as clients transition into the digital world.
Leading the combined company will be Chief Executive Officer Yonathan Lapchik, a Deloitte Blockchain Lab veteran and co-creator of SUKU, and Chief Operating Officer Nathaniel Hunter, a visionary leader and creator in the CGI and 3D content production space and former CEO of DreamView.
“With the unique combination of our infrastructure and next-gen content production, InfiniteWorld is one of the ultimate partners for brands and the future of their digital content in the Metaverse,” said Yonathan Lapchik, Chief Executive Officer of InfiniteWorld. “We look forward to accelerating our platform development, building more brand partnerships and driving sustainable growth and value creation for our stakeholders.”