PFDR Pathfinder Acquisition
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d)
of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 19, 2021
PATHFINDER ACQUISITION CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)||(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)|
|1950 University Avenue, Suite 350 Palo Alto||94303|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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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|
|Units, each consisting of one Class A Ordinary Share, $0.0001 par value, and one-fifth of one redeemable warrant||PFDRU||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Class A Ordinary Shares included as part of the units||PFDR||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Redeemable warrants included as part of the units, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A Ordinary Share at an exercise price of $11.50||PFDRW||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On February 19, 2021, Pathfinder Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) consummated an initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 32,500,000 units (the “Units”), including the 2,500,000 Units as a result of the underwriters’ partial exercise of their over-allotment option, at an offering price of $10.00 per Unit and a private placement with Pathfinder Acquisition LLC of 4,250,000 private placement warrants at a price of $2.00 per warrant (the “Private Placement”). The net proceeds from the IPO together with certain of the proceeds from the Private Placement, $325,000,000 in the aggregate (the “Offering Proceeds”), were placed in a trust account established for the benefit of the Company’s public shareholders and the underwriters of the IPO with Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company acting as trustee. Except with respect to interest earned on the Offering Proceeds held in the trust account that may be released to the Company to pay its income taxes, if any, the Company’s second amended and restated memorandum and articles of association provides that the Offering Proceeds will not be released from the trust account (1) to the Company, until the completion of its initial business combination, or (2) to its public shareholders, until the earliest of (a) the completion of the its initial business combination, and then only in connection with those Class A ordinary shares that such shareholders properly elected to redeem, (b) the redemption of any public shares properly tendered in connection with a shareholder vote to amend the Company’s amended and restated memorandum and articles of association (A) to modify the substance or timing of the Company’s obligation to provide holders of its Class A ordinary shares the right to have their shares redeemed in connection with the Company’s initial business combination or to redeem 100% of its public shares if the Company does not complete its initial business combination within 24 months from the closing of the IPO or (B) with respect to any other provision relating to the rights of holders of its Class A ordinary shares, and (c) the redemption of the public shares if the Company has not consummated its business combination within 24 months from the closing of the IPO, subject to applicable law.
An audited balance sheet as of February 19, 2021 reflecting receipt of the Offering Proceeds has been issued by the Company and is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Audited Balance Sheet|
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 25, 2020
|PATHFINDER ACQUISITION CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Lance Taylor|
Chief Financial Officer