Here's the Deal
Baird's Investment Banking Group is pleased to announce the following transaction:
Kensington Capital Acquisition Corp. (“Kensington” or the “Company”) (NYSE: KCAC.U), a special purpose acquisition company, recently completed an initial public offering of 23,000,000 units, including the exercise in full of the underwriters' option to purchase 3,000,000 additional units, at a price of $10.00 per unit, generating gross proceeds of approximately $230 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to effect a future business combination.
Kensington 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 (“business combination”). While the Company may pursue an initial business combination target in any industry or sector, it intends to focus its search on companies in the North America automotive and automotive-related sector. The Company is led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Justin Mirro, Vice Chairman and President, Robert Remenar, Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, Daniel Huber, and Chief Technology Officer, Simon Boag. The Company's independent directors include Thomas LaSorda, Anders Pettersson, Mitchell Quain, Donald Runkle and Matthew Simoncini.
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