Sandbridge SPAC raises $200m for IPO

Sandbridge Acquisition Corporation, a blank check company sponsored by Sandbridge Capital, has gone public after pricing its 20 million shares at $10 per share.

Sandbridge Acquisition Corporation, a blank check company sponsored by Sandbridge Capital, has gone public after pricing its 20 million shares at $10 per share. The stock began trading September 15, 2020 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SBG.U.” Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and UBS Securities LLC are the lead underwriters.

PRESS RELEASE

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Sandbridge Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units are expected to be listed for trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SBG.U” beginning September 15, 2020. Each unit consists of one share of the Company’s Class A common stock and one-half of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one share of Class A common stock at a price of $11.50 per share. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the Company expects that its Class A common stock and warrants will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbols ‘‘SBG’’ and ‘‘SBG 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 consumer sector and consumer-related businesses.

Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and UBS Securities LLC are acting as joint book-running managers. Academy Securities, Inc., Drexel Hamilton, LLC, Roberts and Ryan Investments Inc., Siebert Williams Shank & Co., LLC and R. Seelaus & Co., LLC are acting as co-managers. The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 3,000,000 additional units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

The public offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. When available, 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; or UBS Securities LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 1285 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10019, telephone: (888) 827-7275 or email: ol-prospectusrequest@ubs.com.

A registration statement relating to the securities became effective on September 14, 2020. 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 September 17, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.