SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE: QS, or “QuantumScape”), a leader in the development of next generation solid-state lithium-metal batteries, today announced that the Warrant Agreement, dated June 25, 2020, between QuantumScape and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company (the “Warrant Agreement”) was amended to allow for the earlier exercise of the public warrants to purchase shares of QuantumScape’s Class A common stock (the “Public Warrants”). The Public Warrants were issued in connection with the IPO in June 2020 and the shares of Class A common stock underlying the Public Warrants were registered on the Form S-1 declared effective on December 31, 2020 (Registration No. 333-251433).
Prior to the amendment, the Public Warrants were exercisable starting on June 30, 2021. Following the amendment, the Public Warrants are now exercisable starting on March 5, 2021, thus allowing for holders of Public Warrants to exercise their right to purchase one share of QuantumScape’s Class A common stock for $11.50 for each Public Warrant starting at this earlier date. All other terms in the Warrant Agreement, including the redemption terms for the Public Warrants, remain unchanged; QuantumScape may not redeem Public Warrants before July 30, 2021. Additionally, the terms for all other outstanding QuantumScape warrants remain unchanged.
Additional information on the amendment of the Warrant Agreement can be found in QuantumScape’s SEC filings posted on https://ir.quantumscape.com/. Questions concerning exercise of the Public Warrants can be directed to Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, 1 State Street, 30th Floor, New York, New York 10004, Attention: Compliance Department, telephone number (212) 509-4000.
No Offer or Solicitation
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any offer of any of QuantumScape’s securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.
About QuantumScape Corporation
QuantumScape is a leader in the development of next generation solid-state lithium-metal batteries for use in electric vehicles. QuantumScape’s mission is to revolutionize energy storage to enable a sustainable future.
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John Saager, CFA
Head of Investor Relations
Source: QuantumScape Corporation
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Pamela Fong is QuantumScape’s Chief of Human Resources Operations, leading people strategy and operations, including talent acquisition, organizational development and employee engagement. Prior to joining the company, Ms. Fong served as the Vice President of Global Human Resources at PDF Solutions (NASDAQ: PDFS), a semiconductor SAAS company. Before that, she served in several HR leadership roles at Foxconn Interconnect Technology, Inc., a multinational electronics manufacturer, and NUMMI, an automotive manufacturing joint venture between Toyota and General Motors. Ms. Fong holds a B.S. in Business Administration from U.C. Berkeley and a M.S. in Management from Stanford Graduate School of Business.