Rotor Acquisition Corp.
Rotor Acquisition to Merge with Sarcos Robotics
Rotor Acquisition Corp., a $276 million Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC), went public on January 15, 2021 to focus on executing an initial business combination with a highly disruptive company in the consumer and industrial technology industries.
On April 6, 2021, Rotor Acquisition Corp. announced the merger with Sarcos Robotics, a leader in highly dexterous mobile industrial robotic systems that develops robotic systems to enable the workforce of the future with solutions that enhance productivity, reduce occupational injuries, and equalize employment opportunities for the jobs around the world that do not lend themselves to automation.
The transaction is expected to provide the combined company with up to $496 million of proceeds before expenses to fund business plans, facilitate potential bolt-on acquisitions, and enhance capabilities.
Proceeds includes a $220 million PIPE with participation from funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, Millennium Management LLC, Palantir Technologies Inc., Caterpillar Venture Capital Inc., Schlumberger, Michael F. Price, JAWS Estates Capital, LLC, Sarcos Chairman and CEO Ben Wolff, and founders of Rotor Acquisition Corp.
The combined company to be named Sarcos Technologies and Robotics Corporation and expected to trade on Nasdaq under the new ticker symbol “STRC” with transaction anticipated to close in Q3 2021.
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Rotor, Sarcos and certain of their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of Rotor, in favor of the approval of the merger. Information regarding Rotor’s directors and executive officers is contained in the section of Rotor’s Form S-1 titled “Management,” which was filed with the SEC on December 18, 2020. Additional information regarding the interests of those participants and other persons who may be deemed participants in the transaction may be obtained by reading the proxy statement and other relevant documents filed with the SEC when they become available. The documents filed by Rotor with the SEC may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, these documents, when available, can be obtained free of charge from Rotor upon written request to Rotor Acquisition Corp., The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10174.