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Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): August 12, 2021



Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation II

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)




Delaware   001-40000   85-4197795

(State or incorporation

or organization)



File Number)


(IRS Employer

Identification No.)


2744 Sand Hill Road, Suite 100

Menlo Park, CA

(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

(212) 993-0076

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


Written communication pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)


Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))


Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of each class registered





Name of each exchange

on which registered

Units, each consisting of one share of Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value, and one-third of one warrant   DCRNU   Nasdaq Capital Market
Class A Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share   DCRN   Nasdaq Capital Market
Warrants, exercisable for one share of Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share   DCRNW   Nasdaq Capital Market

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

Emerging growth company ☒

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ☐




Item 7.01

Regulation FD Disclosure

As previously announced, on May 25, 2021, Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation II, a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), Tritium Holdings Pty Ltd, an Australian proprietary company limited by shares (“Tritium”), Tritium DCFC Limited, an Australian public company limited by shares (“NewCo”), and Hulk Merger Sub, Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned subsidiary of NewCo (“Merger Sub”), entered into a Business Combination Agreement, pursuant to which, among other things and subject to the terms and conditions contained therein, (i) the Company, Newco, Tritium and all existing shareholders of Tritium will enter into a share transfer agreement pursuant to which the holders of all of the shares in the capital of Tritium (“Tritium Shares”) will transfer their Tritium Shares to NewCo in exchange for an aggregate of 120,000,000 fully paid ordinary shares in the capital of NewCo valued at $10.00 per share (“NewCo Ordinary Shares”) to be issued simultaneously with the issuance of NewCo Ordinary Shares in connection with the Merger (as defined below) and (ii) Merger Sub will merge with and into the Company, with the Company surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of NewCo (the “Merger”). In connection with the Merger, (i) each holder of warrants to purchase shares of the Company’s Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share (“Class A Common Stock”), will receive in exchange an equal number of warrants to purchase NewCo Ordinary Shares and (ii) each holder of Class A Common Stock will receive in exchange an equal number of NewCo Ordinary Shares.

On August 12, 2021, Tritium issued a press release announcing that it has entered into an agreement for Gilbarco Veeder-Root, a Vontier Corporation (NYSE: VNT) company, to waive its call option right to acquire Tritium. A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference. Such exhibit and the information set forth therein will not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise be subject to the liabilities of that section, nor will it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), or the Exchange Act.


Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits

(d)    Exhibits. The following exhibits are filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K:





99.1    Press Release, dated August 12, 2021.
104    Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document).

Legend Information

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements made in this document are “forward-looking statements” with respect to the transaction between the Company, Tritium and NewCo and including statements regarding the benefits of the transaction, the anticipated timing of the transaction, the services offered by Tritium and the markets in which it operates, and NewCo’s projected future results. These forward-looking statements generally are identified by the words “estimates,” “projected,” “expects,” “anticipates,” “forecasts,” “plans,” “intends,” “believes,” “seeks,” “targets”, “may,” “will,” “should,” “would,” “will be,” “will continue,” “will likely result,” “future,” “propose,” “strategy,” “opportunity” and variations of these words or similar expressions (or the negative versions of such words or expressions) that predict or indicate future events or trends or are not statements of historical matters are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are provided for illustrative purposes only and are not intended to serve as, and must not be relied on by any investor as, guarantees, assurances, predictions or definitive statements of fact or probability regarding 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 NewCo’s, Tritium’s or the Company’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 to complete the business combination in a timely manner or at all (including due to the failure to receive required shareholder approvals, or the failure of other closing conditions such as the satisfaction of the minimum trust account amount following redemptions by the Company’s public stockholders, the



waiver or expiration of a Tritium shareholder’s right to acquire Tritium under the shareholder’s deed in relation to Tritium and the receipt of certain governmental and regulatory approvals), which may adversely affect the price of the Company’s securities; the inability of the business combination to be completed by the Company’s business combination deadline and the potential failure to obtain an extension of the business combination deadline if sought by the Company; the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstance that could give rise to the termination of the transaction; the inability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the proposed business combination; the inability to obtain or maintain the listing of NewCo’s shares on a national exchange following the proposed business combination; costs related to the proposed business combination; the risk that the proposed business combination disrupts current plans and operations, business relationships or business generally as a result of the announcement and consummation of the proposed business combination; NewCo’s ability to manage growth; NewCo’s ability to execute its business plan and meet its projections; potential disruption in NewCo’s employee retention as a result of the transaction; potential litigation, governmental or regulatory proceedings, investigations or inquiries involving NewCo, Tritium or the Company, including in relation to the transaction; changes in applicable laws or regulations and general economic and market conditions impacting demand for Tritium’s or NewCo’s products and services; and other risks and uncertainties indicated from time to time in the proxy statement/prospectus relating to the proposed business combination, including those under “Risk Factors” therein, and in the Company’s other filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Forward-looking statements speak only as of the date they are made. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statement, and NewCo and the Company assume no obligation and do 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. Neither NewCo nor the Company gives any assurance that either NewCo or the Company will achieve its expectations.

Additional Information about the Business Combination and Where to Find It

In connection with the proposed business combination, the Company and NewCo, which will be the going-forward public company, intend to file a registration statement on Form F-4 (the “Registration Statement”) with the SEC, which will include a proxy statement/prospectus, and certain other related documents, to be used at the meeting of stockholders to approve the proposed business combination. INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS OF THE COMPANY ARE URGED TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS, ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO AND OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS THAT WILL BE FILED WITH THE SEC CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT TRITIUM, THE COMPANY, NEWCO AND THE BUSINESS COMBINATION. The proxy statement/prospectus will be mailed to shareholders of the Company as of a record date to be established for voting on the proposed business combination. Investors and security holders will also be able to obtain copies of the Registration Statement and other documents containing important information about each of the companies once such documents are filed with the SEC, without charge, at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov.

Participants in Solicitation

The Company and its directors and executive officers may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Company’s stockholders with respect to the proposed business combination. A list of the names of those directors and executive officers and a description of their interests in the Company is contained in the Company’s filings with the SEC, including the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2020, which was filed with the SEC on March 31, 2021, and is available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov. Additional information regarding the interests of such participants will be set forth in the Registration Statement for the proposed business combination when available. NewCo and Tritium and their respective directors and executive officers may also be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of the Company in connection with the proposed business combination. A list of the names of such directors and executive officers and information regarding their interests in the business combination will be contained in the Registration Statement for the proposed business combination when available.

No Offer or Solicitation

This document does not constitute a solicitation of a proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any securities or in respect of the proposed transaction. This document also does not constitute an offer to sell or exchange, or the solicitation of an offer to buy or exchange, any securities, nor will there be any sale of securities in any states or jurisdictions in which such offer, solicitation, or sale or exchange would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offering of securities will be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of section 10 of the Securities Act or an exemption therefrom.




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.


                                                                        DECARBONIZATION PLUS ACQUISITION CORPORATION II
Date: August 12, 2021     By:  

/s/ Peter Haskopoulos

                                                                        Name: Peter Haskopoulos
    Title: Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Secretary



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