Better World Acquisition Corp. Confirms Funding and Extension of Deadline to Complete Initial Business Combination
New York, NY, Nov. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Better World Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: BWAC) (the “Company”) announced today that its sponsor, BWA Holdings LLC (the “Sponsor”), has deposited an aggregate of $1,261,860 (representing $0.10 per public share) (the “Extension Payment”) into the Company’s trust account for its public stockholders. This deposit enables the Company to extend the date by which the Company has to complete its initial business combination from November 17, 2021 to February 17, 2022 (the “Extension”). The Extension is the first of two three-month extensions permitted under the Company’s governing documents.
The Sponsor loaned the Extension Payment to the Company, which loan is convertible, at the Sponsor’s discretion, into warrants identical to the warrants issued in the Company’s private placement that was consummated in connection with the Company’s initial public offering.
About Better World 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 businesses in the healthy living industries that benefit from strong Environmental, Social and Governance (“ESG”) profiles.
This press release may include, and oral statements made from time to time by representatives of the Company may include, “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Statements regarding possible business combinations and the financing thereof, and related matters, as well as all other statements other than statements of historical fact included in this press release are forward-looking statements. When used in this press release, words such as “anticipate,” “believe,” “continue,” “could,” “estimate,” “expect,” “intend,” “may,” “might,” “plan,” “possible,” “potential,” “predict,” “project,” “should,” “would” and similar expressions, as they relate to us or our management team, identify forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs of management, as well as assumptions made by, and information currently available to, the Company’s management. Actual results could differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements as a result of certain factors detailed in the Company’s filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). All subsequent written or oral forward-looking statements attributable to us or persons acting on our behalf are qualified in their entirety by this paragraph. 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 and prospectus for the Company’s initial public offering filed with the SEC. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.
Peter S.H. Grubstein
Chief Financial Officer
Better World Acquisition Corp.
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