ESSC East Stone Acquisition
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): February 23, 2021
East Stone Acquisition Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|British Virgin Islands||001-39233||N/A|
|(State or other jurisdiction|
25 Mall Road, Suite 330
Burlington, MA 01803
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (781) 202 9128
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
|☐||Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)|
|☐||Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)|
Emerging growth company ☑
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Units, each consisting of one Ordinary Share, one Right and one Warrant||ESSCU||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Ordinary Shares, no par value||ESSC||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Rights, exchangeable into one-tenth of one Ordinary Share||ESSCR||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Warrants, each exercisable for one-half of one Ordinary Share, each whole Ordinary Share exercisable for $11.50 per share||ESSCW||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant
On February 23, 2021, East Stone Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) issued an unsecured promissory note (the “Note”) in the amount of up to $500,000 to Chunyi (Charlie) Hao, the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Financial Officer of the Company. The Note bears no interest and is repayable in full upon the earlier of consummation of the Company’s initial business combination and its winding up. The note may also be converted into units at a price of $10.00 per unit at the option of the holder of the Note upon the consummation of the Company’s initial business combination. Such units would be identical to the private placement units issued to Double Ventures Holdings Limited, I-Bankers Securities, Inc., Hua Mao and Cheng Zhao at the Company’s initial public offering.
The Note was issued pursuant to the exemption from registration contained in Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
A copy of the Note is attached as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated herein by reference. The disclosure set forth in this Item 2.03 is intended to be a summary only and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the Note.
|Item 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.|
The disclosure set forth above in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference herein.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibits are being filed herewith:
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.
|East Stone Acquisition Corporation|
|Date: February 25, 2021||By:||/s/ Xiaoma (Sherman) Lu|
|Name:||Xiaoma (Sherman) Lu|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|