Pathfinder Acquisition Corporation, a blank check company based by HGGC and Industry Ventures, has raised $275 million for its IPO after pricing its 27.5 million shares at $10 per share. The stock began trading February 17, 2021 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “PFDRU.” Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated are the lead underwriters.
PALO ALTO, Calif. — February 16, 2021 — Pathfinder Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”), a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of entering into a combination with one or more businesses, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 27,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market and trade under the ticker symbol “PFDRU” beginning February 17, 2021. Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share of the Company and one-fifth of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Class A ordinary share of the Company at a price of $11.50 per share. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the Class A ordinary shares and warrants are expected to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols “PFDR” and “PFDRW,” respectively.
The Company, which is jointly sponsored by affiliates of HGGC and Industry Ventures, and is led by Chairman Richard Lawson, Chief Executive Officer David Chung, and Chief Investment Officer Lindsay Sharma, expects to focus on growth-oriented or technology-enabled targets that are at a key inflection point in their business evolution.
Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., RBC Capital Markets, LLC, and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated are serving as joint book-running managers for this offering. The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 4,162,500 units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the prospectus may be obtained from: Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attention: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005-2836, by email at prospectus.CPDG@db.com, or by telephone at (800) 503-4611, RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10281, or by telephone at (877) 822-4089 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated Attention: Syndicate Department, One South Street, 15th Floor, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, or by email: SyndProspectus@Stifel.com or by telephone: (855) 300-7136.
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.
The offering is expected to close on February 19, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.