SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 31, 2020
CF FINANCE ACQUISITION CORP. III
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
110 East 59th Street, New York, NY 10022
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 938-5000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which registered|
|Units, each consisting of one share of Class A common stock and one-third of one redeemable warrant||CFACU||The Nasdaq Stock Market|
|Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share||CFAC||The Nasdaq Stock Market|
|Redeemable warrants, exercisable for Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||CFACW||The Nasdaq Stock Market|
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
Separate Trading of Units, Class A Common Stock and Warrants
As previously reported, on November 17, 2020, CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III (the “Company”) consummated its initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 23,000,000 units (the “Units”), including 3,000,000 units sold upon exercise of the underwriters’ over-allotment option in full. Each Unit consists of one share of Class A common stock of the Company, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Class A Common Stock”), and one-third of one warrant of the Company (a “Warrant”), with each whole Warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one share of Class A Common Stock for $11.50 per share. The Units were sold at a price of $10.00 per Unit, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $230,000,000.
On December 31, 2020, the Company issued a press release, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, announcing that the holders of the Units may elect to separately trade shares of the Class A Common Stock and the Warrants comprising the Units commencing on January 4, 2021. Those Units not separated will continue to trade on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “CFACU,” and the Class A Common Stock and Warrants that are separated will trade on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols “CFAC” and “CFACW,” respectively. No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the Units and only whole warrants will trade. Holders of Units will need to instruct their brokers to contact Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Company’s transfer agent, to separate their Units into shares of Class A Common Stock and Warrants.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press release dated December 31, 2020|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CF FINANCE ACQUISITION CORP. III|
|By:||/s/ Paul Pion|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
|Dated: December 31, 2020|
CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III Announces Separate Trading of Class A Common Stock and Warrants
New York, New York, December 31, 2020 – CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III (Nasdaq: CFACU, the “Company”) announced today that, commencing January 4, 2021, holders of the 23,000,000 units sold in the Company’s initial public offering, may elect to separately trade shares of the Company’s Class A common stock and warrants included in the units. Class A common stock and warrants that are separated will trade on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols “CFAC” and “CFACW,” respectively. No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade. Those units not separated will continue to trade on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol “CFACU.” Holders of units will need to have their brokers contact Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Company’s transfer agent, in order to separate the units into shares of Class A common stock and warrants.
About CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III
CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III is a newly organized blank check company 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. The Company’s efforts to identify a prospective target business will not be limited to a particular industry or geographic region, but the Company intends to focus on industries where its management team and founders have experience, including the financial services, healthcare, real estate services, technology and software industries. CF Finance Acquisition Corp. III is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick.
A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on November 12, 2020. The offering has been made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., Attention: Capital Markets, 499 Park Avenue, 5th Floor New York, New York 10022; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of the registration statement can be accessed through the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a 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.
Forward Looking Statements
This press release includes forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements, including with respect to the anticipated use of the net proceeds, are subject to risks and uncertainties, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s registration statement and prospectus for the offering filed with the SEC, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward looking statements. The Company expressly disclaims any obligations or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect any change in the Company’s expectations with respect thereto or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any statement is based.