The new SPAC intends to focus on businesses at the leading edge of national security innovation in three key sectors: Space, Cybersecurity, and Energy Transition. C5 is led by CEO Robert Meyerson, former president of Blue Origin. Steve Demetriou, Chair and CEO of Jacobs Engineering (NYSE:J), will be the company’s Non-Executive Chair of the Board of Directors.
Total SPAC deal count for 2022 year-to-date is now 3. This offering is expected to close on Tuesday, January 11.
Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Moelis & Company LLC are acting as the joint book-running managers of the offering. Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP is serving as Issuer’s Counsel with Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP serving as Underwriter’s Counsel. Marcum LLP serves as auditor. Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company is acting as trustee.