Bite Acquisition

General Information

We intend to focus our search on the traditional and non-traditional restaurant sectors in North America. Our management team has over 100 years of combined experience in North America as founders, owners, executives and advisors in the restaurant industry – in segments ranging from quick service to fine dining.

Our chairman, Rafael Felipe de Jesús Aguirre Gómez, is an entrepreneur with over 35 years of experience in food and beverage operations, real estate, entertainment, retail and broadcasting. Mr. Aguirre is the founder, CEO and chairman of Mera Corp. (“Mera”). He founded Mera in 1991. Mera is an international food and beverage operator, headquartered in Cancun, Mexico, that operates over 150 restaurant locations in 17 airports in five different countries: Mexico, U.S. (Burbank and Raleigh), Colombia, Ecuador and Panama, and at Mexican cruise ports. Today, Mera successfully operates more than 40 brands in these venues, including Wolfgang Puck, Guy Fieri, Margaritaville, Starbucks, Panda, Johnny Rocket’s, and Bubba Gump, among other highly successful international brands. With over 3,000 employees, Mera serves more than 55 million passengers per year at the airports where it operates.

Our CEO, Alberto Ardura González, has more than 35 years of experience in the financial industry. He has advised numerous companies on M&A transactions and on structuring and underwriting public and private issuances of equity and debt. In 2019, Mr. Ardura founded his own advisory firm, Pier A Capital Solutions, Inc., focusing on M&A and private debt and equity financing transactions for clients across Latin America. His previous investment banking experience includes Merrill Lynch Mexico (2002 to 2009); Deutsche Bank in New York (2009-2017), where he was the head of Latin America Capital Markets and Treasury Solutions, and Nomura Securities (2017-2019), where he was a managing director leading the Latin America Investment Banking and Client Coverage Division.

(Note: Bite Acquisition upsized its IPO at pricing on Feb. 11, 2021, to 17.5 million units, up from 15 million, at  $10 each to raise $175 million.)



Employees: 0
Founded: 2020
Contact Information
Address 30 West Street, No. 28F New York, NY 10004
Phone Number (212) 608-2923
Web Address
View Prospectus: Bite Acquisition
Financial Information
Market Cap $192.9mil
Revenues $0 mil (last 12 months)
Net Income $0 mil (last 12 months)
IPO Profile
Symbol BITE.U
Exchange NYSE
Shares (millions): 17.5
Price range $10.00 - $10.00
Est. $ Volume $175.0 mil
Manager / Joint Managers EarlyBirdCapital, Inc.
CO-Managers -
Expected To Trade: 2/12/2021
Status: Priced
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