Hawks Acquisition Corp. (HWKZ.U) Prices $200M IPO


Hawks Acquisition Corp. (HWKZ.U) Prices $200M IPO

Hawks Acquisition Corp. announced the pricing of its $200 million IPO and its units are expected to begin trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “HWKZ.U” Friday, October 8.

The new SPAC expects to focus on businesses that have either emerged from a restructuring or private companies that are burdened by leveraged capital structures. Hawks is led by Chairman and CEO J. Carney Hawks, COO John Maher, and CFO and Treasurer Lois A. Mannon.

Total SPAC deal count for 2021 year-to-date is now 460. This offering is expected to close on Tuesday, October 12.

BTIG, LLC and Mizuho Securities USA LLC are serving as joint book-running managers for this offering with Imperial Capital as co-manager.  Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is serving as Issuer’s Counsel with Latham & Watkins LLP serving as Underwriter’s Counsel. Marcum LLP serves as auditor. Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company is acting as trustee.