Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp II, a blank check company led by Social Capital CEO Chamath Palihapitiya, has raised $360 million for its IPO after pricing its 36 million shares at $10 per share. The stock began trading April 28, 2020 on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “IPOB.U.” Credit Suisse is serving as sole underwriter. The company is focusing on U.S.-based tech businesses.
PALO ALTO, Calif., April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings Corp. II (the “Company”) announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 36,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) and trade under the ticker symbol “IPOB.U” beginning April 28, 2020. Each unit consists of one Class A ordinary share and one-third of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one Class A ordinary share at a price of $11.50 per share. Only whole warrants are exercisable. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the Class A ordinary shares and redeemable warrants are expected to be listed on the NYSE under the symbols “IPOB” and “IPOB WS,” respectively.
The Company is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, amalgamation, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. The Company intends to focus on businesses in the technology industries primarily located in the United States.
Credit Suisse is acting as sole book-running manager. The Company has granted the underwriter a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 5,400,000 units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the prospectus may be obtained from Credit Suisse, Attn: Prospectus Department, Eleven Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10010, Telephone: 1-800-221-1037, Email: email@example.com.
Registration statements relating to the securities became effective on April 27, 2020. 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 offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.