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Filed: 4 May 21, 8:40am

UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 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): May 4, 2021



MP MATERIALS CORP.
(Exact name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)



Delaware
001-39277
84-4465489
(State or Other Jurisdiction of Incorporation)(Commission File Number)(IRS Employer Identification No.)

6720 Via Austi Parkway, Suite 450
Las Vegas, Nevada
89119
(Address of principal executive offices)(Zip Code)

(702) 844-6111
(Registrant’s Telephone Number, Including Area Code)



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 (see General Instruction A.2. below):


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

Title of each class 
Trading
Symbol(s)
 
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Class A common stock, par value of $0.0001 per share
 MP
 New York Stock Exchange
Warrants to purchase Class A Common Stock
 MPWS
 New York Stock Exchange

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

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 8.01Other Events.

On May 4, 2021, the Company issued a press release announcing the redemption of all of its outstanding warrants to purchase shares of the Company’s common stock that were issued under the Warrant Agreement, dated as of April 29, 2020, by and between the Company (f/k/a Fortress Value Acquisition Corp.) and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, as warrant agent (the “Warrant Agreement”), as part of the units sold in the Company’s initial public offering (the “IPO”). A copy of the press release is filed as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference. In accordance with Section 3.3.1(b) of the Warrant Agreement, the Company’s board of directors has elected to require that all Public Warrants be exercised only on a cashless basis. Warrants to purchase shares of common stock that were issued under the Warrant Agreement in a private placement simultaneously with the IPO are no longer outstanding and are not subject to the notice of redemption.

A copy of the notice of redemption delivered by the Company is filed as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and is incorporated herein by reference.

Neither this Current Report on Form 8-K, the press release attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 nor the notice of redemption attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2 constitutes an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any of the Company’s securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offering, solicitation or sale would be unlawful.

Item 9.01.Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d)    Exhibits.

Exhibit
Number
 Description
   
 Press release, dated May 4, 2021
   
 Notice of Redemption, dated May 4, 2021
   
104 Cover Page Interactive Data File (formatted as Inline XBRL).



SIGNATURES

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.

Date: May 4, 2021MP MATERIALS CORP.
   
 By:/s/ Ryan Corbett
  Ryan Corbett
  Chief Financial Officer