ACON S2 Acquisition Corp.’s $250 Million Initial Public Offering


Kirkland ACON S2 Acquisition Corp. in the offering.

ACON S2 Acquisition Corp. completed the pricing of its initial public offering of 25,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade under the ticker symbol “STWOU” beginning on September 21, 2020.

Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Cowen and Company, LLC and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated are serving as joint book-running managers for the offering. The Company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 3,750,000 units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.

ACON S2 is a blank check company whose business purpose is to effect a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses.

The Kirkland team was led by capital markets partners Christian Nagler (Picture), James S. Rowe and Wayne Williams, and associates Ivan Pizeta and Mathieu Kohmann.

Involved fees earner: Mathieu Kohmann – Kirkland & Ellis; Christian Nagler – Kirkland & Ellis; Ivan Pizeta – Kirkland & Ellis; James Rowe – Kirkland & Ellis; Wayne Williams – Kirkland & Ellis;

Law Firms: Kirkland & Ellis;

Clients: ACON S2 Acquisition Corp.;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti