UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):

March 23, 2021

 

SILVER SPIKE ACQUISITION CORP II

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 

Cayman Islands   001-40182   N/A

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

 

660 Madison Avenue Suite 1600

New York, New York

 

10065

(Address of Principal Executive Offices)   (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: +1 212-905-4923

 

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

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

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which registered
Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share   SPKB   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Redeemable warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A ordinary share at an exercise price of $11.50   SPKBW   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Units, each consisting of one Class A ordinary share and one-fourth of one redeemable warrant   SPKBU   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC

 

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 8.01. Other Events.

 

As previously disclosed on a Current Report on Form 8-K dated March 15, 2021, Silver Spike Acquisition Corp II (the “Company”) consummated its initial public offering (“IPO”) of 25,000,000 units (the “Units”). 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-fourth of one redeemable warrant of the Company (“Warrant”), each whole Warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one Class A Ordinary Share for $11.50 per share. The Units were sold at a price of $10.00 per unit, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $250,000,000.

 

Substantially concurrently with the closing of the IPO, the Company completed the private sale of 4,666,667 warrants (the “Private Placement Warrants”) to Silver Spike Sponsor II, LLC (the “Sponsor”) at a purchase price of $1.50 per Private Placement Warrant, generating gross proceeds to the Company of $7,000,000.00. The Private Placement Warrants are identical to the warrants sold as part of the Units in the IPO except that, so long as they are held by the Sponsor or its permitted transferees: (1) they will not be redeemable by the Company; (2) they (including the Class A Ordinary Shares issuable upon exercise of these warrants) may not, subject to certain limited exceptions, be transferred, assigned or sold by the Sponsor until 30 days after the completion of the initial business combination; (3) they may be exercised by the holders on a cashless basis; and (4) they (including the Class A Ordinary Shares issuable upon exercise of these warrants) are entitled to registration rights.

 

In connection with the IPO, the underwriters were granted a 45-day option from the date of the prospectus (the “Over-Allotment Option”) to purchase up to 3,750,000 additional Units to cover over-allotments (the “Option Units”). On March 23, 2021, the underwriters purchased 3,750,000 Option Units pursuant to the full exercise of the Over-Allotment Option. The Option Units were sold at an offering price of $10.00 per Unit, generating aggregate additional gross proceeds of $37,500,000 to the Company.

 

Also, in connection with the exercise of the Over-Allotment Option, the Sponsor purchased an additional 500,000 private placement warrants at a purchase price of $1.50 per private placement warrant.

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Date: March 23, 2021

 

  SILVER SPIKE ACQUISITION CORP II  
     
     
  By: /s/ Scott Gordon  
    Scott Gordon  
    Chief Executive Officer and Chairman  

 

 

 

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