Lionheart Capital is a Miami-based diversified investment firm focused on building share holder value in high-growth companies. Lionheart Capital’s principals have been involved in the successful acquisition, development, repositioning and disposition of real estate and publicly traded assets for over 25 years.
As active value-creators in the real estate sector, Lionheart Capital has successfully transacted in all major asset classes including office, industrial, retail, hospitality, ultra-luxury residential condominiums, office condominiums and hotel condominiums. Lionheart Capital collaborates with best-in-class partners and has extensive banking relationships with community, national, and international banks.
In 2017, Lionheart Capital subsidiary, Out of the Box Ventures was formed to acquire and reposition distressed retail properties nationally. With over 25 properties in 15 states, the company currently owns in excess of 6,000,000 SF of big boxes, shopping centers and enclosed regional mall properties with plans to improve and develop these acquisitions.
In March of 2020, a Lionheart Capital affiliate became the sponsor of OPES Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: OPES). Nine months later, the company completed its acquisition of BurgerFi, the fast-casual ‘better-burger’ concept known for their all-natural, hormone-free, antibiotic-free hamburgers. On December 17, 2020, Nasdaq welcomed BurgerFi International Inc. (Nasdaq: BFI) in the opening bell ceremony to celebrate the first day of trading as BFI.
Also in 2019, Lionheart Acquisition Corp. II (Nasdaq: LCAP) was founded as the company’s second SPAC, with the intent to target a “prop tech” real estate technology company. On August 21, 2020, the company raised $230M with its initial public offering and was welcomed into the Nasdaq family with the ringing of the opening bell.
In March 2021, Lionheart III and Lionheart IV were filed as the company’s third and fourth SPACs. Respectively as $100 million and $250 million dollar raises. Lionheart II plans to be listed on Nasdaq under the ticker LHRT and Lionheart IV plans to be listed under the ticker LHIV.