Kismet Acquisition One Corp Announces Pricing of $250 Million Initial Public Offering
Moscow, Russia, August 05, 2020
Moscow, Russia, Aug. 05, 2020 — Kismet Acquisition One Corp (the “Company”), a special purpose acquisition company formed for the purpose of acquiring, engaging in a share exchange, share reconstruction and amalgamation, contractual control arrangement with, purchasing all or substantially all of the assets of, or engaging in any other similar initial business combination with one or more businesses or entities, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 25,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units are expected to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market and trade under the ticker symbol “KSMTU” beginning August 6, 2020. Each unit consists of one ordinary share of the Company and one-half of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one ordinary share at a price of $11.50 per share. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the Company expects that its ordinary shares and warrants will be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols “KSMT” and “KSMTW,” respectively.
While the Company, led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Ivan Tavrin, may pursue an acquisition opportunity in any industry or sector and in any region, it intends to focus on companies in the telecommunications infrastructure, internet and technology and consumer goods and services sectors operating in Russia.
Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and BofA Securities are acting as joint book running managers for the offering. The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to 3,750,000 additional units at the initial public offering price.
The public offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Credit Suisse, Attn: Prospectus Department, Eleven Madison Avenue, 3rd Floor, New York, New York 10010, Telephone: 1-800-221-1037, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or BofA Securities, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by email at email@example.com.
A registration statement relating to the securities became effective on August 5, 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.
The offering is expected to close on August 10, 2020, subject to customary closing conditions.
This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,” including with respect to the proposed initial public offering and the anticipated use of the net proceeds thereof and with respect to any business combination or acquisition opportunity. No assurance can be given that the offering discussed above will be completed on the terms described, or at all, or that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. 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 preliminary prospectus for the Company’s offering filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Copies of these documents 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.