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UNITED STATES 

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 

Washington, D.C. 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): May 9, 2022

 

 

TMC THE METALS COMPANY INC.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

British Columbia, Canada 001-39281 Not Applicable
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation)
(Commission File Number) (IRS Employer
Identification No.)
     
595 Howe Street, 10th Floor
Vancouver, British Columbia
  V6C 2T5
(Address of principal executive
offices)
  (Zip Code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (604) 631-3115

 

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:

 

¨ Written communications 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   Trading Symbol(s)  

Name of each exchange on
which registered

TMC Common Shares without par value   TMC   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Redeemable warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one TMC Common Share, each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share   TMCWW   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 x

 

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 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

 

On May 9, 2022, TMC the metals company Inc. (the “Company”) issued a press release announcing its results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2022 and providing a business update. A copy of the press release is furnished as Exhibit 99.1 hereto. In addition, the Company will hold a conference call on May 9, 2022 at 4:30 p.m. EDT to discuss these results and the business update.

 

The information in this Current Report on Form 8-K (including Exhibit 99.1) shall not be deemed to be “filed” for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.

 

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements. Except for historical information contained in the press release attached as an exhibit hereto, the press release contains forward-looking statements which involve certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied by these statements. Please refer to the cautionary note in the press release regarding these forward-looking statements.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)            Exhibits.

 

Exhibit 
Number
  Exhibit Description
99.1   Press Release dated May 9, 2022
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the iXBRL (Inline eXtensible Business Reporting Language) document)

 

   

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  TMC THE METALS COMPANY INC.
   
Date: May 9, 2022 By: /s/ Gerard Barron
  Name: Gerard Barron
  Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

   

 

 

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