Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III to Ring NYSE Opening Bell on Thursday, July 13

NEW YORK--()--Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III (NYSE MKT: HCAC.U) will ring The Opening Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”) on Thursday, July 13, 2017 to celebrate the company’s recent $225 million initial public offering and listing on the NYSE MKT. HCAC.U began trading on the NYSE MKT on June 23, 2017.

Chairman and CEO Daniel J. Hennessy will be joined on the NYSE podium by Kevin Charlton, President & COO, Nicholas Petruska, CFO and HCAC Independent Board Members.

A live feed of Hennessy ringing the NYSE Opening Bell® will be available at 9:29 a.m. ET on June 13 at https://livestream.com/NYSE. Photos and video of the NYSE bell ringing ceremony will also be available, courtesy of the NYSE, on Facebook (NYSE), Twitter (@NYSE), and Instagram (NYSE).

Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III (HCAC III) is a newly organized blank check company founded by Daniel J. Hennessy and 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.

HCAC III is the third special purpose acquisition company (“SPAC”) sponsored by Hennessy Capital for the purpose of acquiring an industrial or infrastructure sector platform company. Hennessy Capital has successfully completed two previous SPAC business combinations. In February 2015, HCAC I merged with Blue Bird Corporation (Nasdaq: BLBD), the leading independent designer and manufacturer of school buses. In February 2017, HCAC II merged with Daseke, Inc. (Nasdaq: DSKE), the largest owner and consolidator of open deck, specialized transportation in North America.

For additional information, visit the Hennessy Capital website: http://www.hennessycapllc.com/.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release may include “forward-looking statements.” All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this news release that address activities, events or developments that the Company expects or anticipates will or may occur in the future are forward-looking statements. These statements are based on certain assumptions and analyses made by the Company in light of its experience and its perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments as well as other factors it believes are appropriate in the circumstances. However, whether actual results and developments will conform with the Company's expectations and predictions is subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including, but not limited to the following: changes in general economic, market or business conditions; the opportunities (or lack thereof) that may be presented to and pursued by the Company; changes in laws or regulations; and other factors, many of which are beyond the control of the Company. Information concerning these and other factors can be found in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Consequently, all of the forward-looking statements made in this news release are qualified by these cautionary statements and there can be no assurances that the actual results or developments anticipated by the Company will be realized, or even if realized, that they will have the expected consequences to or effects on the Company, its business or operations. We have no intention, and disclaim any obligation, to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future results or otherwise, except as required by law.

Contacts

Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III
Daniel J. Hennessy, 307-734-4849
Chairman and CEO
dhennessy@hennessycapllc.com
or
Nicholas A. Petruska, 312-262-5665
Executive Vice President and CFO
npetruska@hennessycapllc.com
or
Media Contacts:
Halliburton Investor Relations
Glen Orr or Geralyn DeBusk, 972-458-8000
HCAC@halliburtonir.com

Contacts

Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. III
Daniel J. Hennessy, 307-734-4849
Chairman and CEO
dhennessy@hennessycapllc.com
or
Nicholas A. Petruska, 312-262-5665
Executive Vice President and CFO
npetruska@hennessycapllc.com
or
Media Contacts:
Halliburton Investor Relations
Glen Orr or Geralyn DeBusk, 972-458-8000
HCAC@halliburtonir.com