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Filed: 18 Feb 21, 5:17pm

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

WASHINGTON, DC 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of report (date of earliest event reported): February 18, 2021

 

SILVER SPIKE ACQUISITION CORP.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Commission File Number: 001-39021

 

     

Cayman Islands 

   N/A
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)  (IRS Employer Identification No.)

 

660 Madison Avenue, Suite 1600, New York, New York 10065

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(212) 905-4923

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

N/A

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

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)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per shareSSPKThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Redeemable warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A ordinary share at an exercise price of $11.50SSPKWThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Units, each consisting of one Class A ordinary share and one-half of one redeemable warrantSSPKUThe NASDAQ Stock Market LLC

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR 230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR 240.12b-2).

 

Emerging growth company ☒

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

 

 

 

  

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant

 

On February 18, 2021, Silver Spike Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) issued an unsecured promissory note (the “Note”) in the amount of up to $750,000.00 to Silver Spike Sponsor, LLC (the “Sponsor”). The proceeds of the Note, which may be drawn down from time to time until the Company consummates its initial business combination, will be used as general working capital purposes.

 

The Note bears no interest and is payable in full upon the earlier to occur of (i) June 10, 2021 or (ii) the consummation of the Company’s initial business combination. A failure to pay the principal within five business days of the date specified above or the commencement of a voluntary or involuntary bankruptcy action shall be deemed an event of default, in which case the Note may be accelerated. The Sponsor has the option to convert any unpaid balance of the Note into warrants (the “Conversion Warrants”), each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one Class A ordinary share at a price of $11.50 per Class A share, subject to adjustment. The terms of the Conversion Warrants would be identical to the warrants issued by the Company to the Sponsor in a private placement that was consummated in connection with the Company’s initial public offering. The Sponsor shall be entitled to certain registration rights relating to the Conversion Warrants.

 

The issuance of the Note was made 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 disclosures set forth in this Item 2.03 are intended to be summaries only and are qualified in their entirety by reference to the Note.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.
 Description
10.1 Promissory Note dated February 18, 2021, issued by Silver Spike Acquisition Corp. to the Sponsor

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

Dated: February 18, 2021

 

 SILVER SPIKE ACQUISITION CORP.
     
     
 By:/s/ Greg Gentile 
  Name:Greg Gentile 
  Title:Chief Financial Officer