L Catterton Asia Shareholders Approve Lotus Tech Deal Amid Another Round of Heavy Redemptions

L Catterton Acquisition said shareholders approved the SPAC's business combination with Lotus , although redemptions of 20,818,519 shares carved out most of the remaining cash in trust.

Terms for the Lotus Tech deal announced in January 2023 called for the to receive the $288 million that was in the SPAC's trust account at that time. An extension vote two months later in March claimed around 24% of the SPAC's outstanding stock on redemptions of about $69.9 million, which left about $218 million in trust.

Redemptions since then have reached almost 97%, leaving the SPAC with about $10.7 million in trust.

The 8-K filing with vote results did not include a timeframe for when the deal may close.

Lotus in November secured $870 million in financing and convertible notes. 

Lotus Technology does not include the traditional car assets of Lotus, which was founded in 1948.

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