Related Party Transactions
|6 Months Ended
Jun. 30, 2023
|Related Party Transactions [Abstract]
|Related Party Transactions
Note 5—Related Party Transactions
On March 5, 2021, the Sponsor paid $25,000, or approximately $0.003 per share, to cover certain offering costs and formation costs in consideration for 7,187,500 Class B ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 (“Founder Shares”). On August 16, 2021, pursuant to a downsize of the IPO, the Sponsor surrendered an aggregate of 1,437,500 Founder Shares for no consideration, which were cancelled, resulting in an aggregate of 5,750,000 Founder Shares outstanding. All shares and associated amounts have been retroactively restated to reflect the surrender. On August 23, 2021, in connection with entering into forward purchase agreements, the Sponsor transferred to forward purchasers an aggregate of 825,000 Founder Shares for no cash consideration. On August 23, 2021, in connection with entering into forward purchase agreements, the Company issued 1,375,000 Class B ordinary shares for no consideration to the Sponsor, resulting in an aggregate of 7,125,000 Class B ordinary shares outstanding. On October 20, 2021 and October 21, 2021, in connection with entering into an additional forward purchase agreement, (i) the Company issued to a forward purchaser an aggregate of 375,000 Founder Shares at par value and the Sponsor surrendered to the Company the same number of Founder Shares for no cash consideration and (ii) the Company issued 625,000 Class B ordinary shares to the Sponsor for no consideration, resulting in an aggregate of 7,750,000 Class B ordinary shares outstanding. All shares and associated amounts have been retroactively restated to reflect the new issuance.
On February 1, 2022, the Sponsor surrendered 267,500 of the Founder Shares for no consideration in connection with the underwriter’s forfeiture of its remaining over-allotment option that was not exercised at the Over-allotment Offering.
In connection with the IPO, the Anchor Investors acquired from the Sponsor an aggregate of 1,427,250 Founder Shares, with an aggregate fair value of $10,304,745. The excess of the fair value of the Founder Shares over the purchase price was determined to be an offering cost in accordance with Staff Accounting Bulletin Topic 5A. Accordingly, the offering costs were allocated to the separable financial instruments (i.e., public shares and Public Warrants) issued in the IPO based on a relative fair value basis, compared to total proceeds received. Offering costs allocated to the public shares were charged to shareholders’ equity upon the completion of the IPO.
The initial shareholders have agreed not to transfer, assign or sell any of their Founder Shares and any Class A ordinary shares issuable upon conversion thereof until the earlier to occur of: (i) one year after the completion of the initial Business Combination; or (ii) the date on which the Company completes a liquidation, merger, share exchange or other similar transaction after the initial Business Combination that results in all of the Company’s shareholders having the right to exchange their Class A ordinary shares for cash, securities or other property; except to certain permitted transferees and under certain circumstances. Any permitted transferees will be subject to the same restrictions and other agreements of the initial shareholders with respect to any Founder Shares (the “Lock-up”). Notwithstanding the foregoing, if (1) the closing price of the Company’s Class A ordinary shares equals or exceeds $12.00 per share (as adjusted for share sub-divisions, share capitalizations, reorganizations, recapitalizations and the like) for any 20 trading days within any 30-trading day period commencing at least 150 days after the initial Business Combination or (2) the Company consummates a transaction after its initial Business Combination which results in the Company’s shareholders having the right to exchange their shares for cash, securities or other property, the Founder Shares will be released from the Lock-up.
Promissory Note—Related Party
On March 5, 2021, the agreed to loan the Company up to $300,000 to be used for a portion of the expenses of the IPO. These loans were non-interest bearing, unsecured and were due at the earlier of December 31, 2021 or the closing of the IPO. As of January 24, 2022, the closing of the IPO, the Company had borrowed $275,000 under the promissory note. On January 31, 2022, the Company fully repaid the note.
On July 21, 2023, the Company, issued a non-convertible unsecured promissory note to the Sponsor, for a collective principal amount of $870,000 (the “Extension Note”). The Extension Note was non-interest bearing and shall be payable on the earlier of: (i) the date on which the Company consummates its initial Business Combination or (ii) the date that the winding up of the Company is effective (such earlier date, the “Maturity Date”). On July 21, 2023, the Company received the first drawdown of $125,000 under such loan. Using the amount received from Sponsor, the Company deposited $125,000 into the Trust Account on July 21, 2023, to extend the combination period until August 23, 2023.
Working Capital Loans
In order to fund working capital deficiencies or to finance transaction costs in connection with an intended Business Combination, the Sponsor or an affiliate of the Sponsor may, but are not obligated to, loan the Company funds as may be required. (“Working Capital Loans”). If the Company completes the initial Business Combination, the Company may repay the Working Capital Loans out of the proceeds of the Trust Account released to the Company. Otherwise, the Working Capital Loans may be repaid only out of funds held outside the Trust Account. In the event that the initial Business Combination does not close, the Company may use a portion of the working capital held outside the Trust Account to repay the Working Capital Loans but no proceeds from the Trust Account would be used to repay the Working Capital Loans. The terms of the Working Capital Loans, if any, have not been determined and no written agreements exist with respect to such loans. As of June 30, 2023 and December 31, 2022, the Company had no borrowings under the Working Capital Loans.
Administrative Service Fee
Commencing on the Effective Date, the Company agreed pay to an affiliate of the Sponsor $10,000 per month for office space, utilities, secretarial and administrative support services. Upon completion of the initial Business Combination or the Company’s liquidation, the Company will cease paying these monthly fees. For the three and six months ended June 30, 2023,the Company incurred $30,000 and $60,000, respectively, of such expenses, which was recorded as due to related party on the balance sheets. For the three months ended June 30, 2022 and for the period from the Effective Date to June 30, 2022, the Company incurred $30,000 and $54,333, respectively, of such expenses, which was recorded as due to related party on the balance sheets. On July 26, 2022, the affiliate of the Sponsor and the Company signed off a waiver letter pursuant that if the Business Combination is not completed, the affiliate of the Sponsor will waive all administrative support services liable by the Company.