PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Osprey Technology Acquisition Corp. (NYSE:SFTW.U) (the “Company”), a technology-focused special purpose acquisition entity formed for the purpose of entering into a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses, today completed its initial public offering of 27,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit for gross proceeds to the Company of $275,000,000. The Company's units began trading on November 1, 2019 on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) under the symbol "SFTW.U". Each unit issued in the offering 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 Class A common stock and redeemable warrants are expected to be listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbols “SFTW” and “SFTW.WS,” respectively. No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade.
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC served as the sole book-running manager and I-Bankers Securities, Inc. served as co-manager for the offering. The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 4,125,000 units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.
An audited balance sheet of the Company as of November 5, 2019 reflecting receipt of the proceeds upon consummation of the initial public offering and the private placement will be included as an exhibit to a Current Report on Form 8-K to be filed by the Company with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
A registration statement relating to the units and the underlying securities was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on October 31, 2019. 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 offering was made by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained for free by visiting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website at http://www.sec.gov. Alternatively, a copy of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, Eleven Madison Avenue, New York, NY10010, or by telephone at (800) 221-1037, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,” including with respect to the initial public offering. No assurance can be given 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 prospectus for the offering filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.