Victory Park Capital’s special purpose acquisition vehicle, VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings, priced its initial public offering of 20 million units at $10 per unit. The units will be listed on the Nasdaq under the symbol VIHAU starting September 23. The SPAC will pursue a high-growth business in the financial technology industry with an enterprise value of about $800 million to $2 billion. The company is led by John Martin, president, chief operating officer Gordon Watson and chief financial officer Olibia Stamatoglou.
VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings (the “Company”), a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of entering into a combination with one or more businesses or entities, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 20,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on The Nasdaq Capital Market, or Nasdaq, and trade under the ticker symbol “VIHAU” beginning September 23, 2020. Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share of the Company and one-half 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 Nasdaq and trade under the symbols “VIH” and “VIHAW,” respectively.
The Company intends to pursue a business combination with a high-growth business in the Fintech industry with an enterprise value of approximately $800 million to $2 billion. The company is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John Martin, President and Chief Operating Officer Gordon Watson and Chief Financial Officer Olibia Stamatoglou.
The offering is expected to close on September 25, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
Jefferies LLC is serving as the underwriter for the offering. The Company has granted the underwriter a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,000,000 units 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 Jefferies, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by telephone at (877) 821-7388 or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com.
A registration statement relating to the securities became effective on September 22, 2020 in accordance with Section 8(a) of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. 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.
This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,” including with respect to the proposed initial public offering and the anticipated use of the net proceeds. No assurance can be given that the offering discussed above will be completed on the terms described, or at all, or that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s registration statement and preliminary prospectus for the Company’s offering filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Copies are available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.
About VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings
VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings’ acquisition and value creation strategy will be to identify, partner with and help grow a business in the Fintech sector. The Company’s sponsor is an affiliate of Victory Park Capital, a global investment firm with a long track record of executing debt and equity financing transactions with some of the largest global Fintech companies. The firm was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Chicago with additional resources in New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Victory Park Capital is privately held and a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC.