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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): December 21, 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):

 

x 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 shares, $0.0001 par value, and one-third of one redeemable warrant   MTAL.U   New York Stock Exchange LLC
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 1.01 Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

 

On December 21, 2022, Metals Acquisition Corp (the “Company”) issued an unsecured non-convertible promissory note (the “Note”) to Green Mountain Metals LLC (the “Sponsor”) pursuant to which the Company may borrow up to $1,254,533 from the Sponsor for transaction costs reasonably related to the consummation of the Business Combination (as defined below). As previously disclosed, Michael James McMullen, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, is the Manager of the Sponsor.

 

The Note bears no interest and all unpaid principal under the Note will be due and payable in full up the earlier of (i) August 2, 2023 and (ii) the acquisition of the Cornish, Scottish and Australian Mine in the Company’s business combination (the “Business Combination”). The issuance of the Note was made in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

The foregoing description of the Note does not purport to be complete and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the full text of the Note, a copy of which is filed herewith as Exhibit 10.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K and is incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 2.03 Creation of a Direct Financial Obligation or an Obligation under an Off-Balance Sheet Arrangement of a Registrant.

 

The information set forth above in Item 1.01 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference herein.

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits:

 

Exhibit   Description
   
10.1   Promissory Note, dated as of December 21, 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: December 22, 2022 By: /s/ Michael James McMullen
    Name: Michael James McMullen
    Title: Chief Executive Officer