Publicly traded special purpose acquisition company Mosaic Acquisition Corp. completed its merger with Vivint Inc., a smart home technology company owned by The Blackstone Group Inc.
The $4.2 billion transaction includes additional equity of $488 million.
Mosaic shareholders approved the transaction at a Jan. 17 special meeting. The combined company will be called Vivint Smart Home Inc. and will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol VVNT beginning Jan. 21.
SoftBank Group Corp.'s Fortress Investment Group LLC also supported the transaction.
Vivint Smart Home will be led by Vivint Founder and CEO Todd Pedersen and President Alex Dunn. Mosaic Executive Chairman and CEO David Maura will join the combined company's board of directors.
J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, Evercore and Blackstone Capital Markets are the financial advisers and capital markets advisers to Vivint. Deutsche Bank Securities, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC and RBC Capital Markets LLC acted as financial advisers and capital markets advisers to Mosaic.
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP serves as legal counsel to Vivint. Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP is the legal counsel to Mosaic. Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP is acting as legal counsel to Fortress.