202204 Aug

Plastiq to Become Publicly Traded Company Through Combination With Colonnade Acquisition Corp. II


As a public company, we plan to continue to invest in opportunities to scale the business with a growing product suite that enable us to provide SMB owners with access to sufficient, on-demand cash flow, which is a critical component to grow their businesses.” Joseph Sambuco, Chairman of Colonnade Acquisition Corp. II (“Colonnade”) said, "We are pleased to partner with Eliot and the broader leadership team at Plastiq as we remain deeply impressed by their vision and passion in bringing SMBs into the modern era of B2B payments through their unparalleled product suite. As a result of the Business Combination, Plastiq is expected to add approximately $320 million to its balance sheet (assuming no redemptions and after payment of estimated transaction expenses), offering significant capital flexibility for continued organic and inorganic growth. Additional information about the Business Combination, including a copy of the agreement and plan of merger, will be provided in a Current Report on Form 8-K to be filed by Colonnade with the SEC and available at www.sec.gov. Plastiq has helped tens of thousands of businesses improve cash flow with instant access to working capital, while automating and enabling control over all aspects of accounts payable and receivable. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, including (i) changes in domestic and foreign business, market, financial, political and legal conditions; (ii) the inability of the parties to successfully or timely consummate the Business Combination, including the risk that any required regulatory approvals are not obtained, are delayed or are subject to unanticipated conditions that could adversely affect the combined company or the expected benefits of the Business Combination or that the approval of the shareholders of Colonnade or Plastiq is not obtained; (iii) failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the Business Combination; (iv) risks relating to the uncertainty of the projected financial information with respect to Plastiq; (v) future global, regional or local economic and market conditions; (vi) the development, effects and enforcement of laws and regulations; (vii) Plastiq’s ability to manage future growth; (viii) changes in the market for Plastiq’s products and services; (ix) the amount of redemption requests made by Colonnade’s public stockholders; (x) the ability of Colonnade or the combined company to issue equity or equity-linked securities in connection with the Business Combination or in the future; (xi) the outcome of any potential litigation, government and regulatory proceedings, investigations and inquiries; (xii) and those factors discussed in Colonnade’s Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the SEC on April 15, 2022 under the heading “Risk Factors,” and other documents of Colonnade filed, or to be filed, with the SEC.

Source: Businesswire