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PFTA Portage Fintech Acquisition

Filed: 29 Jul 21, 4:52pm

 

 

 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d)

of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 23, 2021

 

 

 

PORTAGE FINTECH ACQUISITION CORPORATION

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Cayman Islands 001-40639 98-1592069
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation (Commission (I.R.S. Employer
or organization) File Number) Identification No.)

 

280 Park Avenue, 3rd Floor  
New York, NY 10017
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)

 

(212) 380-5605

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

 

Not Applicable

(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 

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-third of one redeemable warrant PFTAU The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC
Class A Ordinary Shares included as part of the units PFTA 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 PFTAW The 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 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

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.

 

On July 23, 2021, Portage Fintech Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) consummated an initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 24,000,000 units (the “Units”) at an offering price of $10.00 per Unit and a private placement with PFTA I LP of 6,333,334 private placement warrants at a price of $1.50 per warrant (the “Private Placement”). The net proceeds from the IPO together with certain of the proceeds from the Private Placement, $240,000,000 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 for the withdrawal of interest earned on the funds held in the trust account (if any) to pay the Company’s taxes, if any, none of the funds held in trust will be released from the trust account until the earliest of: (i) the completion of the Company’s initial business combination; (ii) the redemption of the Company’s public shares if the Company has not consummated an initial business combination within 24 months from the closing of the IPO, subject to applicable law; or (iii) the redemption of the Company’s public shares properly submitted in connection with a shareholder vote to approve an amendment to the Company’s amended and restated memorandum and articles of association (A) that would 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 the Company’s 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 the Company’s Class A ordinary shares or pre-initial business combination activity.

 

An audited balance sheet as of July 23, 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.

 

Exhibits

  
99.1 Audited Balance Sheet

 

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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: July 29, 2021PORTAGE FINTECH ACQUISITION CORPORATION
   
 By:/s/ Ajay Chowdhery
 Name:Ajay Chowdhery
 Title:Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

 

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