Altitude Acquisition Corp. Announces Letter of Intent for a Business Combination with a Leading Global Medical Device Manufacturer
ATLANTA, Dec. 09, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altitude Acquisition Corp. (“Altitude”) (NASDAQ:ALTU) a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), today announced the signing of a non-binding letter-of-intent (“LOI”) for a business combination with a leading global medical device manufacturer (the “Target”).
The Target, a leader in its medical device field with a product that is commercially available and approved for use in over 30 countries, seeks additional expansion in the U.S. and globally.
Under the terms of the LOI, Altitude and the Target would be become a combined entity, with the Target’s existing equity holders rolling 100% of their equity into the combined public company. The proposed transaction values the Target at an enterprise value of $480 million and calls for the combined company to have at least $30 million in net cash at the time of closing. Altitude expects to announce additional details regarding the proposed business combination when a definitive merger agreement is executed, which is expected in the first quarter of 2023.
Completion of a business combination with the Target is subject to, among other matters, the completion of due diligence, the negotiation of a definitive agreement providing for the transaction, satisfaction of the conditions negotiated therein and approval of the transaction by the board and stockholders of both Altitude and the Target . There can be no assurance that a definitive agreement will be entered into or that the proposed transaction will be consummated on the terms or timeframe currently contemplated, or at all.
About Altitude Acquisition Corp.
Altitude Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: ALTUU, ALTU, ALTUW) is a blank check company incorporated as a Delaware corporation for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities.
Additional Information and Where to Find It
If a legally binding definitive agreement with respect to the proposed business combination is executed, Altitude intends to file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (the “SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4, which will include a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus (a “Proxy Statement/Prospectus”). A definitive Proxy Statement/Prospectus will be mailed to Altitude’s stockholders as of a record date to be established for voting on the proposed transaction. Stockholders will also be able to obtain copies of the Proxy Statement/Prospectus, without charge, at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or by directing a request to: Altitude Acquisition Corp., 400 Perimeter Center Terrace Suite 151, Atlanta, GA 30346.
This communication may be deemed to be offering or solicitation material in respect of the proposed transaction, which will be submitted to the stockholders of Altitude for their consideration. Altitude urges investors, stockholders and other interested persons to carefully read, when available, the preliminary and definitive Proxy Statement/Prospectus as well as other documents filed with the SEC (including any amendments or supplements to the Proxy Statement/Prospectus, as applicable), in each case, before making any investment or voting decision with respect to the proposed transaction, because these documents will contain important information about Altitude, the Target and the proposed transaction.
Participants in the Solicitation
Altitude and its directors and executive officers may be considered participants in the solicitation of proxies with respect to the proposed transaction described herein under the rules of the SEC. Information about the directors and executive officers of Altitude and a description of their interests in Altitude and the proposed transaction are set forth in Altitude’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2021, which was filed with the SEC on Mach 29, 2022 (as amended on August 23, 2022, the “Annual Report”) and the Proxy Statement/Prospectus, when it is filed with the SEC. These documents can be obtained free of charge from the sources indicated above.
No Offer or Solicitation
This release shall not constitute a solicitation of a proxy, consent, or authorization with respect to any securities or in respect of any business combination. This release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any states or jurisdictions in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offering of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or an exemption therefrom.
Certain statements made in this release are “forward looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the United States Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. When used in this release, the words “estimates,” “projected,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “forecasts,” “plans,” “intends,” “believes,” “seeks,” “may,” “will,” “should,” “future,” “propose” and variations of these words or similar expressions (or the negative versions of such words or expressions) are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance, conditions or results, and involve a number of known and unknown risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other important factors, many of which are outside Altitude’s control, that could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking statements. Important factors, among others, that may affect actual results or outcomes include: the inability of Altitude to enter into a definitive agreement with respect to an initial business combination with the Target within the time provided in Altitude’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation; performance of the Target’s business; the risk that the approval of the stockholders of Altitude for the proposed transaction is not obtained; failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the proposed transaction, including as a result of a delay in consummating the proposed transaction; the amount of redemption requests made by Altitude’s stockholders and the amount of funds remaining in Altitude’s trust account after satisfaction of such requests; Altitude’s and the Target’s ability to satisfy the conditions to closing the proposed transaction; and those factors discussed in the Annual Report under the heading “Risk Factors,” and other documents of Altitude filed, or to be filed, with the SEC. Altitude does not undertake any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.
Cody Slach or Matthew Hausch
Source: Altitude Acquisition Corp.
Released December 9, 2022