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): October 11, 2021
ESS TECH, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
26440 SW Parkway Ave., Bldg. 83
Wilsonville, Oregon 97070
(Address of principal executive offices)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each class
Name of each exchange on
|Common Stock, $0.0001 par value per share||GWH||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of common stock at an exercise price of $11.50||GWH.W||The New York Stock Exchange|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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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. ☐
Regulation FD Disclosure.
This Current Report on Form 8-K (this “Form 8-K”) is being furnished by ESS Tech, Inc. (“ESS”), to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) for the sole purpose of furnishing, as Exhibit 99.1 to this Form 8-K, a press release announcing the closing of the previously announced business combination between ACON S2 Acquisition Corp. and ESS.
A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference. Such exhibit and the information set forth therein shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise be subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed to be incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.
Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated October 11, 2021|
|104||Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)|
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: October 12, 2021
|ESS TECH, INC.|
/s/ Craig Evans