SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): October 11, 2018
OPES ACQUISITION CORP.
(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Charter)
|(State or Other Jurisdiction||(Commission||(IRS Employer|
|of Incorporation)||File Number)||Identification No.)|
Park Plaza Torre I
Javier Ramos Sierra 540, Of. 103
Col. Santa Fe
01210 México City, México
(Address of Principal Executive Offices) (Zip Code)
+52 (55) 5992-8300
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)
(Former Name or Former Address, if Changed Since Last Report)
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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 October 11, 2018, Jack Landsmanas Stern advised the Board of Directors of Opes Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) that he was resigning as a member of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Landsmanas Stern’s resignation was not due to any disagreement with the Company or its management on any matter relating to the Company’s operations, policies or practices (financial or otherwise).
Immediately following Mr. Landsmanas Stern’s resignation, the Company’s Board of Directors appointed Rodrigo Lebois Mateos to fill the vacancy created by the resignation. Mr. Lebois Mateos founded Unifin Financiera, S.A.B. de C.V., SOFOM, ENR, one of the leading publicly traded (non-bank) leasing companies in Mexico and Latin America, in 1993 and since that time has served as its Chairman of the Board. Since 1993, he has also been the President of Fundación Unifin, A.C. and Chairman of the board of Unifin Corporativo, S.A. de C.V., Unifin Credit, S.A. de C.V., Unifin Autos, S.A. de C.V., and Aralpa Capital, S.A. de C.V. He also has been Director of Unifin Financiera, S.A.B. de C.V., S.O.F.O.M. E.N.R. since 1993. In 2013, he also founded Aralpa Capital, S.A. de C.V., a private equity fund focused in direct or indirect private equity investments in several industries in Mexico and abroad, including telecommunications, wholesale distribution, construction, real estate and technology. He has also been a Director of Maxcom Telecomunicaciones S.A.B. de C.V. since April 2016. Prior to the creation of Unifin in 1993, Mr. Lebois Mateos held several positions with car dealers, including as General Manager and member of the board of directors of Grupo Ford Satélite. He also served as President of the National Association of Nissan Car Dealers (ANDANAC), and a board member of Sistema de Crédito Automotriz, S.A. de C.V. (SICREA) and Arrendadora Nimex. Mr. Lebois Mateos completed studies in business administration from Universidad Anahuac in Mexico City.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Dated: October 12, 2018
|OPES ACQUISITION CORP.|
|By:||/s/ Miguel Angel Villegas|
|Name: Miguel Angel Villegas|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer|