Artius Acquisition’s $525 Million Initial Public Offering


Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton represented Artius Acquisition on the deal.

Artius Acquisition Inc., a special purpose acquisition company focused on technology enabled businesses, proposed its $525 million initial public offering.

Artius Acquisition was founded by Charles Drucker, former CEO of Worldpay, and Boon Sim, formerly at Temasek and Credit Suisse. The company filed its Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on June 24, 2020, and intends to list its units on NASDAQ under the symbol “AACQU.” Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs are acting as underwriters.

The Cleary Gottlieb team representing Artius Acquisition included partners Adam Brenneman (Picture), Nick Grabar, and Paul Shim and associates Julian Cardona and Emily Arndt.

Involved fees earner: Emily Arndt – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Adam Brenneman – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Julian Cardona – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Nicolás Grabar – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton; Paul Shim – Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Law Firms: Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton;

Clients: Artius Acquisition;

Author: Ambrogio Visconti