Kevin Mayer, Tom Staggs, Shaquille O’Neal Join Forces for Media-Focused Acquisition Group

Forest Road Acquisition aims to raise $250 million for media and tech acquisitions

Former NBA star Shaquille O’Neal has joined former Disney executives Kevin Mayer and Tom Staggs to create Forest Road Acquisition Corp., a SPAC investment vehicle with the goal of raising $250 million for media and technology acquisitions.

According to a filing with the SEC, Mayer will serve as a strategic adviser, Staggs will be director and chairman of the Strategic Advisory Committe and Salil Mehta, another former Disney executive, will serve as chief financial officer.

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Daniel Goldblatt

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