BODY Beachbody Company Inc
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): May 19, 2021
Forest Road Acquisition Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
1177 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor
New York, New York 10036
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (917) 310-3722
(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)
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Units, each consisting of one share of Class A Common Stock and one-third of one Redeemable Warrant||FRX.U||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share||FRX||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Warrants, each exercisable for one share of Class A Common Stock for $11.50 per share||FRX WS||The 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).
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Regulation FD Disclosure.
On February 9, 2021, Forest Road Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation (the “Company” or “Forest Road”) entered into an Agreement and Plan of Merger (the “Merger Agreement”) with respect to a proposed business combination (the “Business Combination”) among the Company, The Beachbody Company Group, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Beachbody”), and Myx Fitness Holdings, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Myx”).
Attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto is a press release issued by Beachbody on May 19, 2021 announcing Beachbody’s launch of a new live interactive content subscription offering in September 2021.
The information in this Item 7.01 and Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto will not be deemed “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor will it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”) or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such filing
Item 8.01 Other Events.
Attached as Exhibit 99.2 hereto and incorporated by reference herein is a press release issued by the Company and Beachbody on May 19, 2021 announcing the combined financial results of Beachbody and Myx during the three-month period ended March 31, 2021.
Important Information About the Business Combination and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed Business Combination, the Company filed a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus on February 16, 2021, as amended, and intends to file a definitive proxy statement/prospectus with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). The Company’s stockholders and other interested persons are advised to read the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus and the amendments thereto and the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and documents incorporated by reference therein filed in connection with the Business Combination, as these materials will contain important information about the Company, Beachbody, and Myx and the Business Combination. When available, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials for the Business Combination will be mailed to stockholders of the Company as of a record date to be established for voting on the Business Combination. Stockholders of the Company will also be able to obtain copies of the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and other documents filed with the SEC that will be incorporated by reference therein, without charge, once available, at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov, or by directing a request to: Forest Road Acquisition Corp., 1177 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10036, Attention: Keith L. Horn.
Participants in the Solicitation
The Company and its directors and executive officers may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Company’s stockholders with respect to the Business Combination. A list of the names of those directors and executive officers and a description of their interests in the Company is contained in the Registration Statement on Form S-1, which was filed by the Company with the SEC on November 27, 2020 and is available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov, or by directing a request to Forest Road Acquisition Corp., 1177 Avenue of the Americas, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10036, Attention: Keith L. Horn. Additional information regarding the interests of such participants is contained in the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus for the Business Combination.
Beachbody, Myx and their respective directors and executive officers may also be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of the Company in connection with the Business Combination. A list of the names of such directors and executive officers and information regarding their interests in the Business Combination is included in the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus for the proposed Business Combination.
This Current Report on Form 8-K contains certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of the federal securities laws with respect to the proposed Business Combination between Beachbody and the Company, including statements regarding the anticipated benefits of the Business Combination, the anticipated timing of the Business Combination n, future financial condition and performance of Beachbody and expected financial impacts of the Business Combination (including future revenue, pro forma equity value and cash balance), the satisfaction of closing conditions to the Business Combination, the PIPE transaction, the level of redemptions of the Company’s public stockholders and the products and markets and expected future performance and market opportunities of Beachbody. These forward-looking statements generally are identified by the words “believe,” “project,” “expect,” “anticipate,” “estimate,” “intend,” “strategy,” “future,” “opportunity,” “plan,” “may,” “should,” “will,” “would,” “will be,” “will continue,” “will likely result” and similar expressions. Forward-looking statements are predictions, projections and other statements about future events that are based on current expectations and assumptions and, as a result, are subject to risks and uncertainties. Many factors could cause actual future events to differ materially from the forward-looking statements in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including but not limited to: (i) the risk that the Business Combination may not be completed in a timely manner or at all, which may adversely affect the price of the Company’s securities, (ii) the risk that the Business Combination may not be completed by the Company’s business combination deadline and the potential failure to obtain an extension of the business combination deadline if sought by the Company, (iii) the failure to satisfy the conditions to the consummation of the Business Combination, including the approval of the Merger Agreement by the stockholders of the Company, the satisfaction of the minimum trust account amount following any redemptions by the Company’s public stockholders and the receipt of certain governmental and regulatory approvals, (iv) the lack of a third party valuation in determining whether or not to pursue the proposed Business Combination, (v) the inability to complete the PIPE transaction, (vi) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstance that could give rise to the termination of the Merger Agreement, (vii) the effect of the announcement or pendency of the Business Combination on Beachbody’s business relationships, operating results, and business generally, (viii) risks that the proposed Business Combination disrupts current plans and operations of Beachbody, (ix) the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against Beachbody or against the Company related to the Merger Agreement or the proposed Business Combination, (x) the ability to maintain the listing of the Company’s securities on a national securities exchange, (xi) changes in the competitive and regulated industries in which Beachbody and Myx operate, variations in operating performance across competitors, changes in laws and regulations affecting the business of Beachbody and Myx and changes in the combined capital structure, (xii) the ability to implement business plans, forecasts, and other expectations after the completion of the proposed Business Combination, and identify and realize additional opportunities, (xiii) the risk of downturns and a changing regulatory landscape in the highly competitive residential real estate industry, and (ix) costs related to the Business Combination and the failure to realize anticipated benefits of the Business Combination or to realize estimated pro forma results and underlying assumptions, including with respect to estimated stockholder redemptions. The foregoing list of factors is not exhaustive. You should carefully consider the foregoing factors and the other risks and uncertainties described in the “Risk Factors” section of the registration statement on Form S-4 and other documents to be filed by the Company from time to time with the SEC. These filings identify and address other important risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events and results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements, and Beachbody and the Company assume no obligation and do not intend to update or revise these forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. None of Beachbody, Myx or the Company gives any assurance that Beachbody, Myx or the Company, or the combined company, will achieve its expectations.
No Offer or Solicitation
This Current Report on Form 8-K will not constitute a solicitation of a proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any securities or in respect of the Business Combination. This Current Report on Form 8-K will also not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor will there be any sale of securities in any states or jurisdictions in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offering of securities will be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act, or an exemption therefrom.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
The following exhibit is filed herewith:
Description of Exhibits
|99.1||Press Release of Beachbody, dated May 19, 2021|
|99.2||Press Release of Q1 Business Update, dated May 19, 2021|
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: May 19, 2021
|FOREST ROAD ACQUISITION CORP.|
/s/ Keith L. Horn
|Name: Keith L. Horn|
|Title: Chief Executive Officer|