Amprius Applied sciences Inc goes public via merging with a blank-check company in a deal that values it at $939 million
Battery maker Amprius Applied sciences Inc goes public via merging with a blank-check company in a deal that values it at $939 million, the corporations mentioned on Thursday.
Based in 2008, Fremont, California-based Amprius produces silicon anodes for lithium-ion batteries. The corporate says its cells supply extra power and tool with a lot much less weight and quantity.
The take care of Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp IV will fetch $430 million in proceeds for the blended entity, which can record at the New York Inventory Alternate after the deal closes in the second one part of this yr.
Of the $430 million, $200 million shall be raised as a part of an extra fairness financing and the remainder shall be equipped via the special-purpose acquisition corporate’s (SPAC) consider account.
A rout in fairness markets, declining investor pastime in SPACs and more difficult scrutiny from the U.S. securities regulator have in contemporary months pressured a number of firms to cancel blank-check offers.
Even the corporations that experience effectively closed offers similar to BuzzFeed Inc and Virgin Orbit Holdings Inc had been torpedoed via investor withdrawals.
SPACs are indexed shell companies that use the capital raised from an preliminary public providing to clinch a go-public take care of a non-public corporate.
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