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NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- European Sustainable Growth Acquisition Corp. (the "Company") announced today the sale of an additional 1,875,000 units pursuant to the over-allotment option granted to the underwriters in the Company's initial public offering. The units were sold at $10.00 per unit, generating total additional gross proceeds of $18,750,000.
The Company's units were listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market ("Nasdaq") under the ticker symbol "EUSGU" on January 22, 2021. Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share and one-half of one warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one Class A ordinary share at a price of $11.50 per share. Only whole warrants are exercisable and will trade. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the Class A ordinary shares and warrants are expected to be listed on Nasdaq under the symbols "EUSG" and "EUSGW," respectively. Of the proceeds received from the consummation of the initial public offering, including the over-allotment option, and simultaneous private placement of warrants, $143,750,000 (or $10.00 per share sold in the offering) was placed in trust.
EarlyBirdCapital, Inc. and ABN AMRO acted as joint book-running managers of the offering.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from EarlyBirdCapital, Inc., 366 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10017. Copies are also available on the Securities and Exchange Commission's website, www.sec.gov.
A registration statement relating to these securities was filed with, and declared effective by, the SEC on January 21, 2021. 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 an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
ABOUT EUROPEAN SUSTAINABLE GROWTH ACQUISITION CORP.
The Company is a 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. While the Company may pursue an acquisition in any business industry or sector, it intends to concentrate its efforts on identifying Europe-based, high growth, technology-enabled businesses that utilize green technologies, aligning with ESG principles and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, and addressing consumer preferences for lifestyles driven by sustainability. The Company is sponsored by a team led by its Chairman, Lars Thunell, and a management team led by Co-CEOs Pieter Taselaar and Matheus (Thijs) Hovers, President Karan Trehan and Marc Rothfeldt, board members Wilco Jiskoot and Elaine Weidman Grunewald, and Senior Advisors Bazmi Hussain and Jonathan Copplestone.
This press release contains statements that constitute "forward-looking statements," including with respect to an initial business combination. 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 for the offering filed with the SEC. Copies are available on the SEC's website, www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.
Chief Financial Officer and Secretary, EUSG
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SOURCE European Sustainable Growth Acquisition Corp.