LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oaktree Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: OAC.U, OAC, OAC WS) (“the Company”), a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by an affiliate of Oaktree Capital Management, L.P. (“Oaktree”), reminds its shareholders to vote in favor of the approval of the Company’s proposed business combination with Hims, Inc. ("Hims & Hers"), a multi-specialty telehealth platform that connects consumers to licensed healthcare professionals, and the related proposals to be voted upon at the Company’s special meeting of shareholders scheduled to be held on January 19, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time (the “Special Meeting”) as described in the Company’s proxy statement/prospectus dated December 29, 2020 (the “Proxy Statement”).
All shareholders of record of the Company’s ordinary shares as of the close of business on December 4, 2020 are entitled to vote their shares in person or by proxy at the Special Meeting. In connection with the proposed transaction, the Company filed the Proxy Statement with the SEC on December 29, 2020, and the Proxy Statement and proxy card were mailed concurrently to the Company’s shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 4, 2020. If any of the shareholders of the Company have not received the Proxy Statement, such shareholder should confirm the proxy’s status with their broker, or contact Morrow Sodali, the Company’s proxy solicitor, for assistance with voting, toll-free at (877) 787-9239, or by emailing OAC.email@example.com.
Every shareholder’s vote is important, regardless of the number of shares the shareholder holds. Accordingly, the Company requests that each shareholder of record as of the close of business on December 4, 2020 complete, sign, date and return a proxy card, if it has not already done so, to ensure that the shareholder’s shares will be represented at the Special Meeting. Shareholders which hold shares in “street name,” meaning that their shares are held of record by a broker, bank or other nominee, should contact their broker, bank or nominee to ensure that their shares are voted.
About Oaktree Acquisition Corp.
The Oaktree Acquisition Corp. franchise was formed to partner with high-quality, growing companies to facilitate their successful entry to the public markets. By leveraging the deep capabilities and experience of its sponsor, an affiliate of Oaktree, a leader among global investment managers specializing in alternative investments, with approximately $140 billion in assets under management as of September 30, 2020, Oaktree Acquisition Corp. seeks to provide best-in-class resources and execution, coupled with a focus on long-term partnership and shareholder value creation. For more information about Oaktree Acquisition Corp. or Oaktree Acquisition Corp. II, please visit oaktreeacquisitioncorp.com.
About Hims & Hers
Hims & Hers is a multi-specialty telehealth platform that connects consumers to licensed healthcare professionals, enabling them to access high-quality medical care for numerous conditions related to primary care, mental health, sexual health, dermatology, and more. Launched in November 2017, the company also offers thoughtfully created and curated health and wellness products. With products and services available across all 50 states and Washington, D.C., Hims & Hers is able to provide all Americans access to quality, convenient and affordable care. Hims & Hers was founded by CEO Andrew Dudum, Hilary Coles, Jack Abraham and Joe Spector at venture studio Atomic in San Francisco, California. For more information about Hims & Hers, please visit forhims.com and forhers.com.
Additional Information about the Transaction and Where to Find It
Oaktree Acquisition Corp. filed the Proxy Statement with the SEC on December 29, 2020, which was mailed to its shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 4, 2020 shortly thereafter. This communication does not contain all the information that should be considered concerning the proposed business combination and is not intended to form the basis of any investment decision or any other decision in respect of the proposed business combination. Oaktree Acquisition Corp.’s shareholders and other interested persons are advised to read the Proxy Statement and other documents filed in connection with the proposed business combination, as these materials contain important information about Oaktree Acquisition Corp., Hims & Hers and the proposed business combination. Shareholders of Oaktree Acquisition Corp. are also able to obtain copies of the Proxy Statement and other documents filed with the SEC, without charge, at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov, or by directing a written request to: Oaktree Acquisition Corp., 333 South Grand Avenue, 28th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90071.
Participants in Solicitation
Oaktree Acquisition Corp. and its directors and executive officers may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from Oaktree Acquisition Corp.’s shareholders with respect to the proposed business combination. A list of the names of those directors and executive officers and a description of their interests in Oaktree Acquisition Corp. is contained in Oaktree Acquisition Corp.’s annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, which was filed with the SEC, and in the Proxy Statement for the proposed business combination, which are available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov, or by directing a request to Oaktree Acquisition Corp., 333 South Grand Avenue, 28th Floor, Los Angeles, California 90071.
Hims & Hers and its directors and executive officers may also be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of Oaktree Acquisition Corp. in connection with the proposed business combination. A list of the names of such directors and executive officers and information regarding their interests in the proposed business combination is included in the Proxy Statement for the proposed business combination.
Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements in this press release may be considered forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements generally relate to future events or Oaktree Acquisition Corp.’s or Hims & Hers’ future financial or operating performance. For example, statements about the expected timing of the completion of the proposed business combination, the benefits of the proposed business combination, the competitive environment, and the expected future performance (including future revenue, pro forma enterprise value, and cash balance) and market opportunities of Hims & Hers are forward-looking statements. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by terminology such as “may”, “should”, “expect”, “intend”, “will”, “estimate”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “predict”, “potential” or “continue”, or the negatives of these terms or variations of them or similar terminology. Such forward-looking statements are subject to risks, uncertainties, and other factors which could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward looking statements. These forward-looking statements are based upon estimates and assumptions that, while considered reasonable by Oaktree Acquisition Corp. and its management, and Hims & Hers and its management, as the case may be, are inherently uncertain. Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to: (1) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the definitive agreements with respect to the proposed business combination; (2) the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against Oaktree Acquisition Corp., Hims & Hers, the combined company or others following the announcement of the proposed business combination; (3) the inability to complete the proposed business combination due to the failure to obtain approval of the shareholders of Oaktree Acquisition Corp. or to satisfy other conditions to closing, including the satisfaction of the minimum trust account amount following any redemptions; (4) changes to the proposed structure of the business combination that may be required or appropriate as a result of applicable laws or regulations or as a condition to obtaining regulatory approval of the proposed business combination; (5) the ability to meet stock exchange listing standards at or following the consummation of the proposed business combination; (6) the risk that the proposed business combination disrupts current plans and operations of Hims & Hers as a result of the announcement and consummation of the proposed business combination; (7) the ability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the proposed business combination, which may be affected by, among other things, competition, the ability of the combined company to grow and manage growth profitably, maintain relationships with customers and suppliers and retain its management and key employees; (8) costs related to the proposed business combination; (9) changes in applicable laws or regulations; (10) the possibility that Hims & Hers or the combined company may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors; (11) the limited operating history of Hims & Hers; (12) the Hims & Hers business is subject to significant governmental regulation; (13) the Hims & Hers business may not successfully expand into other markets, including womens’ health; and (14) other risks and uncertainties set forth in the section entitled “Risk Factors” and “Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements” in Oaktree Acquisition Corp.’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2019, and which are set forth in Proxy Statement filed by Oaktree Acquisition Corp. with the SEC in connection with the proposed business combination. Nothing in this press release should be regarded as a representation by any person that the forward-looking statements set forth herein will be achieved or that any of the contemplated results of such forward-looking statements will be achieved. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date they are made. Neither Oaktree Acquisition Corp. nor Hims & Hers undertakes any duty to update these forward-looking statements.