Metals Acquisition Corp. Announces Partial Exercise and Closing of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Units in Connection With Its Initial Public Offering
FORT WORTH, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Metals Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) today announced that the underwriters of its previously announced initial public offering of 25,000,000 units, which closed on August 2, 2021, have partially exercised their option to purchase additional units, resulting in the issuance of an additional 1,514,780 units at a public offering price of $10.00 per unit. After giving effect to the partial exercise and close of the option, an aggregate of 26,514,780 units have been issued in the initial public offering and an aggregate of $265,147,800 has been deposited into the Company’s trust account. The underwriters have until September 10, 2021 to exercise the remainder of their option to purchase additional units.
Each unit consists of one share of the Company’s Class A ordinary shares and one-third of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one share of the Class A ordinary shares at a price of $11.50 per share. The units are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “MTAL U.” Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the Company expects that its Class A ordinary shares and warrants will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols ‘‘MTAL’’ and ‘‘MTAL WS,’’ respectively.
The Company was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. Although the Company’s efforts to identify a prospective business combination opportunity will not be limited to a particular industry, it intends to focus on businesses in the metals and mining sector, including both upstream and downstream businesses, but excluding coal.
Citigroup is acting as sole book-running manager.
The public offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, telephone: 1-800-831-9146.
A registration statement relating to the securities became effective on July 28, 2021. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,” including with respect to the proposed initial public offering and the Company’s plans with respect to the target industry for a potential business combination. No assurance can be given that the offering discussed above will be completed on the terms described, or at all, or that the Company will ultimately complete a business combination transaction. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s registration statement and preliminary prospectus for the Company’s offering filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Copies of these documents are available on the SEC’s website, at www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.
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Released September 3, 2021