SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): March 18, 2021
LONGEVITY ACQUISITION CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|British Virgin Islands||001-38637||N/A|
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)|
Yongda International Tower
No. 2277 Longyang Road
|Pudong District, Shanghai|
|People’s Republic of China||201204|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (86) 21-60832028
(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 to the registrant under any of the following provisions:
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)|
Name of each exchange on
|Ordinary shares, no par value||LOAC||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
Warrants to purchase one-half of one
|LOACW||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
Rights to receive one-tenth (1/10) of one
|LOACR||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
Units, each consisting of one ordinary share,
one right and one warrant
|LOACU||The NASDAQ Stock Market LLC|
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 x
If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨
Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.
On March 17, 2020, Longevity Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) held its special meeting (the “Special Meeting”) of shareholders. At the Special Meeting, the Company’s shareholders approved the proposal to approve the merger, including the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of October 21, 2020, by and among 4D pharma plc, the Company and Dolphin Merger Sub Limited, and the related agreements and transactions contemplated thereby (the “Longevity Merger Proposal”). The affirmative vote of at least 50% of the ordinary shares of the Company, no par value (the “Ordinary Shares”) entitled to vote which were present, in person or by proxy, at the Special Meeting and which voted on the Longevity Merger Proposal was required to approve the Longevity Merger Proposal.
Redemptions of 300 of the Ordinary Shares were made in connection with the Longevity Merger Proposal.
Set forth below are the final voting results for the Longevity Merger Proposal.
Longevity Merger Proposal
The Longevity Merger Proposal was approved, approving the merger, including the Agreement and Plan of Merger, dated as of October 21, 2020, by and among 4D pharma plc, the Company and Dolphin Merger Sub Limited, and the related agreements and transactions contemplated thereby. The voting results of the Ordinary Shares of the Company were as follows:
Item 8.01. Other Events.
On March 18, 2021, the Company issued a press release (the “Press Release”) before the market opened, announcing results of Special Meeting.
A copy of the Press Release issued by the Company is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated March 18, 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.
Dated: March 18, 2021
|LONGEVITY ACQUISITION CORPORATION|
|By:||/s/ Matthew Chen|
|Name: Matthew Chen|
|Title: Chief Financial Officer and Chairman|