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VELO Velocity Acquisition

Filed: 3 Mar 21, 5:14pm

 

 

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): March 3, 2021 (February 25, 2021)

 

VELOCITY ACQUISITION CORP.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware 001-40088 85-3388661
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
 

(Commission File Number)

 (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

109 Old Branchville Road

Ridgefield, CT 06877

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (201) 956-1969

 

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

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 share of Class A common stock and one-third of one redeemable warrant VELOU The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share VELO The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Redeemable warrants, each warrant exercisable for one share of Class A common stock, each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share VELOW The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

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))

 

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 8.01. Other Events

 

Consummation of Initial Public Offering

 

On February 25, 2021, Velocity Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) consummated its initial public offering (“IPO”) of 23,000,000 units (the “Units”), including the issuance of 3,000,000 Units as a result of the underwriters’ exercise of their over-allotment option in full. Each Unit consists of one share of Class A common stock of the Company, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Class A Common Stock”), and one-third of one redeemable warrant of the Company (each whole warrant, a “Warrant”), with each Warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one share of Class A Common Stock for $11.50 per share, subject to adjustment. The Units were sold at a price of $10.00 per Unit, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $230,000,000.

 

Simultaneously with the closing of the IPO, pursuant to the Private Placement Warrants Purchase Agreement, the Company completed the private sale of 4,400,000 warrants (the “Private Placement Warrants”) to Velocity Sponsor LLC at a purchase price of $1.50 per Private Placement Warrant, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $6,600,000.

 

A total of $230,000,000, comprised of $225,400,000 of the proceeds from the IPO (which amount includes $8,050,000 of the deferred underwriting discount) and $4,600,000 of the proceeds of the sale of the Private Placement Warrants, was placed in a trust account at J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. maintained by Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, acting as trustee.

 

An audited balance sheet as of February 25, 2021 reflecting receipt of the proceeds upon consummation of the IPO and the Private Placement has been issued by the Company and is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

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Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)Exhibits

 

EXHIBIT INDEX

 

Exhibit No. Description
99.1 Audited Balance Sheet as of February 25, 2021.

 

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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.

 

 VELOCITY ACQUISITION CORP.
   
 By:/s/ Adrian Covey  
  Name:Adrian Covey  
  Title:Chief Executive Officer

 

Dated: March 3, 2021    

 

 

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