SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): June 29, 2021
CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
28/F CITIC Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Central, Hong Kong, Peoples Republic of China
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
+852 3710 6888
(Registrants telephone number, including area code)
(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
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Units, each consisting of one Class A ordinary share, par value $0.0001, and one-half of one redeemable warrant||CCAC.U||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share||CCAC||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Redeemable warrants, each warrant exercisable for one Class A ordinary share, each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||CCAC WS||The New York Stock Exchange|
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 ☒
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Item 9.01. Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated as of June 29, 2021.|
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.
CITIC CAPITAL ACQUISITION CORP.
Chief Executive Officer
Date: June 29, 2021
Quanergy Announces New Strategic Collaboration with Sensata Technologies
New collaboration focused on a broad range of areas such as manufacturability, cost reduction, sourcing, and go-to-market strategies.
Strategic collaboration agreement to support accelerated time to market of Quanergy LiDAR products
Sensata has committed to invest in a private placement of shares (the PIPE) as part of Quanergys business combination with CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CCAC)
SUNNYVALE, CA (June 29, 2021) Quanergy, a leading provider of next-generation OPA-based solid state LiDAR sensors, and Sensata Technologies (NYSE: ST), a leading industrial technology company and provider of sensor-rich solutions that create insight for customers, announced today a new strategic collaboration to focus on helping Quanergy bring affordable, smart LiDAR and 3D perception technologies to market. The collaboration will include Sensata providing insights to Quanergy on manufacturability, cost reduction, sourcing and go-to-market strategies.
Sensata Technologies is an undisputed global sensing technology leader with a rich and long standing history of innovation, said Dr. Kevin J. Kennedy, Quanergy Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer. Automating processes in transportation and other industry verticals poses complex engineering and manufacturing challenges requiring smart sensor-rich solutions. Quanergy is excited to collaborate with Sensata to capitalize on its unique engineering and manufacturing expertise.
In connection with the new collaboration, Sensata has also committed to invest in a private placement of shares (the PIPE) as part of Quanergys proposed business combination, announced on June 22, 2021, with CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: CCAC), a special purpose acquisition company.
Quanergy Systems mission is to create powerful, affordable smart LiDAR solutions for automotive and IoT applications to enhance peoples experiences and safety. Quanergy has developed the only true 100% solid state CMOS LiDAR sensor built on optical phased array (OPA) technology to enable the mass production of low-cost, highly reliable 3D LiDAR solutions. Through Quanergys smart LiDAR solutions, businesses can now leverage real-time, advanced 3D insights to transform their operations in a variety of industries including industrial automation, physical security, smart cities, smart spaces, and much more. Quanergy solutions are deployed by over 350 customers across the globe. For more information, please visit us at www.quanergy.com.
Important Information about the Business Combination and Where to Find It
In connection with the proposed business combination, CCAC intends to file relevant materials with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the SEC), including a registration statement on Form S-4, which will include a proxy statement/prospectus. CCAC urges its investors, shareholders and other interested persons to read, when available, the proxy statement/prospectus filed with the SEC and documents incorporated by reference therein because these documents will contain important information about CCAC, Quanergy and the proposed business combination. After the registration statement is declared effective by the SEC, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents will be
mailed to the shareholders of CCAC as of the record date established for voting on the proposed business combination and will contain important information about the proposed business combination and related matters. Shareholders of CCAC and other interested persons are advised to read, when available, these materials (including any amendments or supplements thereto) and any other relevant documents in connection with CCACs solicitation of proxies for the meeting of shareholders to be held to approve, among other things, the proposed business combination because they will contain important information about CCAC, Quanergy and the proposed business combination. Shareholders will also be able to obtain copies of the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials in connection with the transaction without charge, once available, at the SECs website at www.sec.gov or by directing a request to: CITIC Capital Acquisition Corp., 28/F CITIC Tower, 1 Tim Mei Avenue, Central, Hong Kong, Attention: Fanglu Wang, telephone: +852 3710 6888. The information contained on, or that may be accessed through, the websites referenced in this press release is not incorporated by reference into, and is not a part of, this press release.
Participants in the Solicitation
CCAC, Quanergy and their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from CCACs shareholders in connection with the proposed business combination. CCACs shareholders and other interested persons may obtain, without charge, more detailed information regarding the directors and officers of CCAC in CCACs final prospectus filed with the SEC on February 12, 2020 in connection with CCACs initial public offering. Information regarding the persons who may, under SEC rules, be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies to CCACs shareholders in connection with the proposed business combination will be set forth in the proxy statement/prospectus for the proposed business combination when available. Additional information regarding the interests of participants in the solicitation of proxies in connection with the proposed business combination will be included in the proxy statement/prospectus that CCAC intends to file with the SEC. You may obtain free copies of these documents as described in the preceding paragraph.
No Offer or Solicitation
This press release is not a proxy statement or solicitation of a proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any securities or in respect of the potential transaction and shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy the securities of CCAC or Quanergy, nor shall there be any sale of any such securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction. No offer of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933.