Company's SPAC is targeting land and resource holding companies, with the potential to create, support, and/or innovate for the new economy.
FISHERS, IN / ACCESSWIRE / March 22, 2021 / American Resources Corporation (NASDAQ:AREC) ("American Resources" or the "Company"), a next generation and socially responsible supplier of raw materials to the new infrastructure and electrification marketplace, today announced that American Acquisition Opportunity Inc., a blank check company (the "SPAC" or "AMAO"), in which the Company has an indirect investment, has closed its initial public offering of 10,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units are listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market ("Nasdaq") under the ticker symbol "AMAOU". Each unit consists of one share of AMAO's Class A common stock and one-half of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one share of Class A common stock at a price of $11.50 per share. Only whole warrants are exercisable and will trade. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, shares of the Class A common stock and warrants are expected to be listed on Nasdaq under the symbols "AMAO" and "AMAOW", respectively.
American Acquisition Opportunity Inc. is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses. While the SPAC may pursue an initial business combination target in any business or industry, it intends to focus its search on land and resource holding companies, with the potential to create, support, and/or innovate for the new economy.
Kingswood Capital Markets, division of Benchmark Investments, Inc. acted as the sole book running manager for the offering. American Acquisition Opportunity Inc. has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,500,000 units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.
The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained, when available, from Kingswood Capital Markets, division of Benchmark Investments, Inc., Attn: Syndicate Department, 17 Battery Place, Suite 625, New York, New York 10004, by telephone at (212) 404-7002, by fax at (646) 861-4697, or by email at [email protected]
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on March 17, 2021. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
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