Jefferies Serves as Sole Book-Running Manager for Home Plate Acquisition Corporation’s $200 Million IPO

October 01, 2021

New York and Los Angeles – Paul Hastings LLP, a leading global law firm, announced today that it advised Jefferies as sole book-running manager for the $200 million initial public offering by Home Plate Acquisition Corporation.

Home Plate Acquisition Corporation priced its IPO of 20,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. Each unit consists of one share of the company’s Class A common stock and one-half of one redeemable warrant. Each whole warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one share of the company’s Class A common stock at a price of $11.50 per share. The units will trade on the Nasdaq Global Market under the ticker symbol “HPLT” and “HPLTW.”

Home Plate Acquisition Corporation was formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination. The company intends to focus its search on identifying high growth, U.S. and international acquisition targets in the fintech and embedded finance sectors.

The Paul Hastings team advising Jefferies was led by partners Frank Lopez and Jonathan Ko, and included of counsel Jacqueline May, and associate Taylor Montgomery. Tax advice was provided by partner Douglas Schaaf and of counsel Amy Lawrence.

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