Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II

Our leadership has a long track-record as prudent investors and has realized significant gains on many large investments.

About

Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II is a newly formed company whose business purpose is merger and acquisitions in several industries with initial focus on financial technology or information and business services which are an essential utility to industries that are core to the economy.

We capitalize on the tactical, operational and organizational experience of our founder William P. Foley, II. Mr. Foley has over 32 years of experience in industry consolidation and delivering stockholder value, with a principal background in the financial, technology, insurance and services sectors.

We believe Mr. Foley’s calm hand, along with his proven track record, will help a potential target company better navigate today’s uncertain economic environment.

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Leadership

William P. Foley, II, Founder

William P. Foley, II Founder of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as the Chairman of Cannae Holdings since July 2017. Mr. Foley is a founder of FNF, and has served as the Chairman of the board of directors of FNF since 1984. Mr. Foley serves as a Senior Managing Director of Trasimene Capital. He served as Chief Executive Officer of FNF until May 2007 and as President of FNF until December 1994. Mr. Foley was previously Executive Chairman of Foley Trasimene I from March 2020 until May 2020. Mr. Foley also serves as Chairman of Black Knight since December 2019, and served as the Executive Chairman of Black Knight from January 2014 to December 2019 and as the co-Executive Chairman of FGL Holdings from April 2016 to June 2020.

Mr. Foley also previously served as a director of Ceridian from September 2013 to August 2019. Mr. Foley also serves as the Chairman of Dun & Bradstreet, which is a Cannae Holdings portfolio company. Mr. Foley also serves as the Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President of Foley Family Wines Holdings, Inc., a private holding company for numerous vineyards and wineries, and the Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Black Knight Sports and Entertainment LLC, which is the private company that owns the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League team. Within the past five-years, Mr. Foley served as the Vice Chairman of FIS and as the Chairman of Remy. After receiving his B.S. degree in engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, Mr. Foley served in the U.S. Air Force, where he attained the rank of captain.

Hugh R. Harris, Director

Hugh R. Harris serves as a member of the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II. He has served as a director of Cannae Holdings since November 2017. Mr. Harris is retired, and formerly served as President, Chief Executive Officer and a director of LPS from October 2011 until January 2014, when it was acquired by FNF. Prior to joining LPS, Mr. Harris had been retired since July 2007. Before his retirement, Mr. Harris served as President of the Financial Services Technology division at FNF from April 2003 until July 2007. Prior to joining FNF, Mr. Harris served in various roles with HomeSide Lending Inc. from 1983 until 2001, including President and Chief Operating Officer and later as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Harris is also expected to serve as a member of the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I, upon completion of its offering.

Mark D. Linehan, Director

Mark D. Linehan serves as a member of the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II. He has served as a member of the board of directors of Paysafe Limited since August 2020, as a director of Trebia since June 2020, as a director of Cannae Holdings since September 2019 and as a director of Hudson Pacific Properties (“Hudson Pacific”) since 2010. Mr. Linehan has served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Wynmark Company (“Wynmark”), a private real estate investment and development company, since he founded the company in 1993. Prior to founding Wynmark, he served as a Senior Vice President with Trammell Crow Company (“Trammell”) in Los Angeles, California. Prior to working for Trammell, Mr. Linehan worked for Kenneth Leventhal & Co., a Los Angeles-based public accounting firm specializing in the real estate industry which is now part of Ernst & Young LLP. Mr. Linehan previously served on the board of directors of Condor Hospitality from March 2016 to December 2017. In addition, Mr. Linehan serves as a Director of Direct Relief. Mr. Linehan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Economics from UCSB and is a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Linehan is also expected to serve as a member of the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I, upon completion of its offering.

Erika Meinhardt, Director

Erika Meinhardt serves as a member of the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II. She has served as a member of the board of directors of Foley Trasimene II since August 2020. In addition, she has served as a director of Cannae Holdings since July 2018. Since January 2018, Ms. Meinhardt has served as Executive Vice President of FNF. She previously served as President of National Agency Operations for FNF’s Fidelity National Title Group from February 2005 until January 2018. Prior to assuming that role, she served as Division Manager and National Agency Operations Manager for FNF from 2001 to 2005. Ms. Meinhardt is also expected to serve as a member of the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I, upon completion of its offering.

Richard N. Massey, Director

Richard N. Massey has served as Chief Executive Officer of the company since January 2021 and is a member of the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II. He serves as a Senior Managing Director of Trasimene Capital and Chief Executive Officer of Cannae Holdings. Mr. Massey served as the Chairman and principal shareholder of Bear State Financial, Inc., a publicly traded financial institution from 2011 until April 2018. Mr. Massey also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Foley Trasimene I since March 2020, as a director of Foley Trasimene I since May 2020 and as Chief Executive Officer of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I since January 2021. Mr. Massey also serves as Chief Executive Officer of Foley Trasimene II from July 2020 and as a director of Foley Trasimene I from July 2020. Mr. Massey has served on Cannae Holdings’ board of directors since June 2018 and Dun & Bradstreet’s board of directors since February 2019, and previously served on Black Knight’s board of directors from December 2014 until July 2020 and FNF’s board of directors from 2007 to January 2021.

In addition, Mr. Massey served as a director of FNF from February 2006 to January 2021. Mr. Massey was a partner in Westrock Capital, LLC, a private investment partnership, from January 2009 to November 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Massey was Chief Strategy Officer and General Counsel of Alltel Corporation and served as a Managing Director of Stephens Inc., a private investment bank, during which time his financial advisory practice focused on software and information technology companies, and he formerly served as a director of FIS. Mr. Massey also previously served as a director of FGL Holdings. Mr. Massey is also a director of the Oxford American Literary Project and the Chairman of the board of directors of the Arkansas Razorback Foundation. Mr. Massey formerly served as a director of FIS and Chairman of Bear State Financial, Inc.

Frank P. Willey, Director

Frank P. Willey joined the board of directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II in April 2021. Mr. Willey has served as a director of Cannae since November 2017. He is a partner with the law firm of Hennelly & Grossfeld, LLP. Mr, Willey served as a director of FNF from 1984 until November 2017 and served as Vice Chairman of the board of directors of FNF until February 2016. Mr. Willey served as President of FNF from January 1995 until March 2000. Mr. Willey served as Executive Vice President and General Counsel of FNF from 1984 through December 1994. Mr. Willey previously served as a director of Pennymac Mortgage Investment Trust through September 2020.

David W. Ducommun, President

David W. Ducommun has served as President of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as an Executive Vice President of Corporate Finance of Foley Trasimene I since August 2020 and previously as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance since March 2020. Mr. Ducommun has also served as President of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I since January 2021, as an Executive Vice President of Corporate Finance of Foley Trasimene II from August 2020 and previously as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance since July 2020. Mr. Ducommun has served as a Managing Director of Trasimene Capital since November 2019. Mr. Ducommun has also served as President of Cannae Holdings since January 2021, as an Executive Vice President of Corporate Finance since August 2020 and as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance since November 2017. Mr. Ducommun has over 10 years of experience in the financial industry. Mr. Ducommun has served as a Senior Vice President of Mergers and Acquisitions of FNF from 2011 to November 2019. He also served as Secretary of FGL Holdings from April 2016 until December 2017.

Bryan D. Coy, Chief Financial Officer

Bryan D. Coy has served as Chief Financial Officer of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as Chief Financial Officer of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I since January 2021, Chief Financial Officer of Foley Trasimene I since July 2020, as Chief Financial Officer of Foley Trasimene II since July 2020 and as Chief Financial Officer of Cannae Holdings since July 2020. He also serves as Managing Director of Trasimene Capital. He also serves as Chief Financial Officer of Black Knight Sports & Entertainment, LLC, which is the private company that owns the Vegas Golden Knights, a National Hockey League team, a position he has held since October 2017. He served as Chief Financial Officer of Foley Family Wines from 2017 until 2019. Prior to that, Mr. Coy served as Chief Accounting Officer of Interblock Gaming, an international supplier of electronic gaming tables, from September 2015 to October 2017. He served as Chief Financial Officer—Americas and Global Chief Accounting Officer of Aruze Gaming America from July 2010 through September 2015.

Michael L. Gravelle, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary

Michael L. Gravelle has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of the company since January 2021. In addition, he has served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I since January 2021, as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Foley Trasimene I since March 2020 and as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Cannae Holdings since April 2017. Mr. Gravelle has also served as General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of Foley Trasimene II from July 2020. Mr. Gravelle has served as the Chief Compliance Officer for Trasimene Capital since January 2020. Mr. Gravelle has over 25 years of business and legal experience in the financial industry. Mr. Gravelle has served as an Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary of FNF since January 2010, and also served in the capacity of an Executive Vice President, Legal since May 2006 and Corporate Secretary since April 2008. Mr. Gravelle joined FNF in 2003, serving as a Senior Vice President. Mr. Gravelle joined a subsidiary of FNF in 1993, where he served as a Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary beginning in 1996 and as a Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary beginning in 2000. Mr. Gravelle has also served as an Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Black Knight and its predecessors since January 2014 and as Corporate Secretary of Black Knight from January 2014 until May 2018.

Ryan R. Caswell, Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance

Ryan R. Caswell has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance of the company since January 2021 and has served as Senior Vice President of Corporate Finance of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation I since January 2021. Mr. Caswell is also a Managing Director of Trasimene Capital. Previously Mr. Caswell was a Managing Director in the Financial Institutions Group at BofA Securities where he executed advisory and capital raising transactions from 2008 to August 2020. Before BofA Securities, Mr. Caswell was an investment banker at Bear Stearns. Mr. Caswell has over 15 years of relevant investment and corporate finance experience across a wide variety of industries and transaction types.

Committees

Contact The Board

Shareholders may communicate with the Board of Directors of Austerlitz Acquisition Corporation II, any committee or any individual director, by emailing Investor@Austerlitz2.com, or at the following address:

 

Austerlitz Acquisition Corp II

1701 Village Center Circle

Las Vegas, NV 89134

 

Communications are distributed to the Board, or to any individual directors as appropriate, depending on the facts and circumstances outlined in the communication. Certain items which are unrelated to the duties and responsibilities of the Board, such as matters that are primarily commercial in nature, will not be forwarded. In addition, material that is unduly hostile, threatening, illegal or similarly unsuitable will be excluded, with the provision that any communication that is filtered out must be made available to any non-management director upon request.