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): September 22, 2022

 

METALS ACQUISITION CORP.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Cayman Islands   001-40685   98-1589041
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

Century House, Ground Floor

Cricket Square, P.O. Box 2238

Grand Cayman KY1-1107, Cayman Islands

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
     

 Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (817) 698-9901

 

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 (see General Instruction A.2 below):

 

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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 share of Class A ordinary shares, $0.0001 par value, and one-third of one redeemable warrant   MTAL.U   New York Stock Exchange LLC
Shares of Class A ordinary shares included as part of the units   MTAL   New York Stock Exchange LLC
Redeemable warrants included as part of the units, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A ordinary shares at an exercise price of $11.50   MTAL.WS   New York Stock Exchange LLC

 

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 x

 

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

 

As previously disclosed in the Current Report on Form 8-K, on March 17, 2022, Metals Acquisition Corp (the “Company”), Metals Acquisition Corp (Australia) Pty Ltd and Glencore Operations Australia Pty Limited entered into a Share Sale Agreement (the “Agreement”), pursuant to which the Company will acquire the Cornish, Scottish and Australian mine in Cobar, New South Wales, Australia (the “Transaction”).

 

On September 22, 2022, the Company issued a press release announcing that it has mandated Barrenjoey Markets Pty Ltd and Canaccord Genuity (Australia) Limited as joint lead managers for a proposed dual-listing of the Company on the Australian Securities Exchange following the closing of the Transaction.

 

A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 hereto and is incorporated by reference herein.

  

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits:

 

Exhibit   Description
   
99.1   Press Release issued by Metals Acquisition Corp on September 22, 2022
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

 

 

 

 

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.

 

  Metals Acquisition Corp.
     

Date: September 22, 2022

By: /s/ Michael James McMullen
    Name: Michael James McMullen
    Title: Chief Executive Officer