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): March 11, 2019 (March 5, 2019)
HENNESSY CAPITAL ACQUISITION CORP. IV
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
or other jurisdiction
3485 N. Pines Way, Suite 110
Wilson, Wyoming 83014
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (307) 734-4849
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 5, 2019, Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV (the “Company”) consummated its initial public offering (the “IPO”) of 30,015,000 units (the “Units”), including 3,915,000 Units issued pursuant to the exercise in full of the underwriters’ over-allotment option. Each Unit consists of one share of Class A common stock of the Company, par value $0.0001 per share (“Class A Common Stock”), and three-quarters of one redeemable warrant of the Company (“Warrant”), with each whole Warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one share of Class A Common Stock for $11.50 per share. The Units were sold at a price of $10.00 per Unit, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $300,150,000.
Simultaneously with the closing of the IPO, the Company completed the private sale of an aggregate of 13,581,500 warrants (the “Private Placement Warrants”) at a purchase price of $1.00 per Private Placement Warrant to the Sponsor and certain funds and accounts managed by subsidiaries of BlackRock, Inc., generating gross proceeds to the Company of $13,581,500 (the “Private Placement”).
A total of $303,151,500, comprised of $292,320,000 of the proceeds from the IPO (which amount includes $10,179,000 of the underwriters’ deferred discount) and $10,831,500 of the proceeds of the sale of the Private Placement Warrants, was 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 March 5, 2019 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 March 5, 2019.|
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.
|HENNESSY CAPITAL ACQUISITION CORP. IV|
|By:||/s/ Nicholas A. Petruska|
|Name:||Nicholas A. Petruska|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|
|Dated: March 11, 2019|