Infinite Reality agrees to acquire Landvault for US$450 million

LONDON: Infinite Reality (iR) has agreed to acquire Landvault for US$450 million in an all-share transaction. Landvault is a portfolio company of the Sure Valley Ventures Fund (SVV1), in which Mindflair Plc has an investment.

SVV1 has a 7% shareholding in Landvault, and Mindflair has a 13% direct interest in SVV1 and a 5.3% indirect investment in SVV1 via its holding in Sure Ventures plc. The purchase consideration for Landvault would comprise new shares in iR and it is expected that this company will be seeking a listing on Nasdaq in Q3 2024 through a combination with its SPAC partner, Newbury Street Acquisition Corp.

Based on the figures set out above, this disposal has the potential to generate proceeds for Mindflair of circa US$6 million depending on the value of iR shares,  a circa 470% uplift on SVV1’s  carrying value of Landvault as at 31 December 2023 and an increase in the net asset value of SVV1 from the value at 31 December 2023.

Furthermore, iR has also today announced a US$350 million minority investment from a private multi-family office focused on global technology, media, and real estate, increasing iR’s valuation to $5.1 billion.

Infinite Reality is an innovation company powering the next generation of digital media and ecommerce through AI and immersive technologies. iR’s virtual worlds enable brands and creators to fully control how they distribute content, engage audiences, and monetize their creations while maintaining ownership of their data. With deep expertise in Hollywood production and extended reality (XR), iR is redefining the infinite possibilities of connected digital environments in the modern age. iR’s portfolio of brands includes the Drone Racing League, XR production facility Thunder Studios, creator talent management firm TalentX, and digital marketing agency Fearless Media.

The company is backed by a number of investors including RSE Ventures, Liberty Media, Lux Capital, Lerer Hippeau, MGM, CAA, T-Mobile Ventures, Courtside VC, Exor, Terracap, IAC, Live Nation, DJ and producer Steve Aoki, rock band Imagine Dragons, NBA player Rudy Gobert, Interscope Records, and more. For more information, go to

SVV1 is a venture capital fund, investing in a range of software companies with a focus on companies in AI and ML, Immersive Tech, Metaverse and Cybersecurity sectors. The fund is run by the same SVV team which has been highly successful in achieving a number of cash realisations from, and upward revaluations of, companies in the SVV portfolio.

SVV1, which includes a cornerstone EUR 10 million investment from Enterprise Ireland, was launched in March 2017.  SVV1 is currently in its investment realisation phase.

Nicholas Lee, Director of Mindflair, commented: “This is a very exciting and potentially material development for Mindflair given its significant exposure to SVV1. We very much look forward to further news regarding iR’s proposed listing.

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