Real estate technology SPAC PropTech Investment II files for a $175 million IPO

PropTech Investment II, the second blank check company led by partners at Hennessy Capital targeting a technology business, filed on Wednesday with the SEC to raise up to $175 million in an initial public offering.

The Wilson, NY-based company plans to raise $175 million by offering 17.5 million units at a price of $10. Each unit consists of share of common stock and one-third of a warrant, exercisable at $11.50. At the proposed deal size, would command a market value of $219 million.

The company is led by Co-CEO and Chairman  and Co-CEO, CFO, and Director Joseph Beck, who are currently Managing Partners of Strategies at Hennessy Capital and previously served as Portfolio Managers at ADIA. The Co-CEOs’ first property technology SPAC, PropTech Acquisition (PTAC; +5% from $10 offer price), is currently pending a combination with home services software provider Porch.com. Hennessy Capital founder and CEO Daniel Hennessy will serve as a Senior Advisor, a role he also held for PropTech Acquisition. Daniel Hennessy has led several other SPACs, the most recent being February 2019 IPO Hennessy Capital Acquisition IV (HCAC; +5%), which is currently pending a combination with EV startup Canoo.

 will seek to invest in businesses that offer innovative software, hardware, products, operations, or services that are technologically equipped to improve property ownership, financing, valuation, operations, management, leasing, insurance, and other aspects of asset management and investment management.

 was founded in 2020 and plans to list on the Nasdaq under the symbol PTICU. The company filed confidentially on September 3, 2020. Cantor Fitzgerald is the sole bookrunner on the deal.

Source: Renaissance Capital – Real estate technology SPAC PropTech Investment II files for a $175 million IPO