Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I Announces Adjournment of Special Meeting of Stockholders and Entry into Excise Tax Insurance Agreement

TAMPA, Fla.--()--Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I (the “Company”) (NASDAQ: “ANZU,” “ANZUU” and “ANZUWS”), announced today that it reconvened and then adjourned, without conducting any other business, the Company’s previously adjourned special meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) held on February 21, 2023. The Special Meeting has been adjourned until 9:30 a.m., Eastern time, on February 28, 2023 (the “Adjourned Special Meeting”).

The Company also announced today that it has signed an agreement with a rated insurance agency to cover any federal excise tax liability imposed under the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 in connection with redemptions of the Company’s shares only in the event of a liquidation of the Company in calendar year 2023 (the “Insurance Agreement”). The effectiveness of the Insurance Agreement is conditioned upon the approval of the Extension Amendment Proposal (as defined below). For additional information, see the amendment and supplement to the Company’s proxy statement, which was filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on February 21, 2023.

The Adjourned Special Meeting will be held virtually via live webcast at The record date remains the close of business, Eastern Time, on January 17, 2023.

At the Adjourned Special Meeting, stockholders will be asked to vote on a proposal to amend the Company’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation to extend the date by which the Company must consummate an initial business combination from March 4, 2023 to September 30, 2023 or such earlier date as determined by the Company’s board of directors (the “Extension Amendment Proposal”). The Extension Amendment Proposal is described in detail in the Company’s proxy statement related to the Special Meeting (the “Extension Proxy Statement”), which was filed with the SEC on January 20, 2023.

Stockholders may withdraw redemptions with the Company’s consent at any time until the vote is taken with respect to the Extension Amendment Proposal. Stockholders may request to reverse their redemption by contacting the Company’s transfer agent, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, at 48 Wall Street, 22nd Floor, New York, New York 10005, Attn: Felix Orihuela (e-mail:

Stockholders who have already voted and do not wish to change their vote do not need to vote again. If you have any questions or need any assistance voting, please contact the Company’s proxy solicitor Morrow Sodali LLC by email at or phone at (800) 662-5200.

About Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I

The Company is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The Company intends to focus on high-quality businesses with transformative technologies for industrial applications.

Additional information on Anzu Special Acquisition Corp I is available at

Forward-Looking Statements

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