SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 23, 2021 (December 17, 2021)
BATTERY FUTURE ACQUISITION CORP.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
51 NW 26th Street, Suite 533
Miami, Florida 33127
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code (310) 482-9895
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Units, each consisting of Class A ordinary share, par value $0.0001 per share, and one-half of one redeemable warrant||BFAC.U||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share||BFAC||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Redeemable warrants, each warrant exercisable for one Class A ordinary share, each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||BFAC.WS||The New York Stock Exchange|
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On December 17, 2021, Battery Future Acquisition Corp. (the Company) consummated its initial public offering (IPO) of 34,500,000 units (the Units), including the issuance of 4,500,000 Units as a result of the underwriters exercise of their over-allotment option. Each Unit consists of one Class A ordinary share of the Company, par value $0.0001 per share (the Class A Ordinary Shares), and one-half of one redeemable warrant of the Company (each whole warrant, a Warrant), with each Warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one Class A Ordinary Share for $11.50 per share, subject to adjustment. The Units were sold at a price of $10.00 per Unit, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $345,000,000.
Simultaneously with the closing of the IPO, the Company completed the private placement of an aggregate of 16,300,000 Warrants (the Private Placement Warrants) and 3,051,111 Class B ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share, of the Company (the Founder Shares) to Battery Future Sponsor LLC (the Sponsor), Pala Investments Limited (Pala), Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. (Cantor) and Roth Capital Partners, LLC (Roth), generating gross proceeds to the Company of $16,300,000 (the Private Placement). No underwriting discounts or commissions were paid with respect to such sale. The Private Placement was made pursuant to the exemption from registration contained in Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act. In the Private Placement, the Sponsor purchased an aggregate of 9,445,000 Private Placement Warrants, Pala purchased an aggregate of 3,095,000 Private Placement Warrants and 2,751,111 Founder Shares, Cantor purchased an aggregate of 2,760,000 Private Placement Warrants and Roth purchased an aggregate of 1,000,000 Private Placement Warrants and 300,000 Founder Shares.
A total of $351,900,000 of the proceeds from the IPO and the Private Placement were placed in a U.S.-based trust account at J.P. Morgan Chase Bank, N.A. maintained by Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, acting as trustee.
An audited balance sheet as of December 17, 2021 reflecting receipt of the proceeds upon consummation of the IPO and the Private Placement has been issued by the Company and is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Audited Balance Sheet as of December 17, 2021.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Battery Future Acquisition Corp.|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
Dated: December 23, 2021