$1.25 Billion IPO of J2 Acquisition Limited
October 10, 2017
Cleary Gottlieb acted as international counsel to Viking Global as an anchor investor in the initial public offering of the shares of J2 Acquisition Limited.
The transaction consisted of the offering and standard listing on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange of ordinary shares representing the entirety of the share capital of J2 Acquisition Limited, together with matching warrants. The offering closed on October 10, 2017.
J2 Acquisition Limited is a special-purpose acquisition company formed by an experienced group of business professionals to acquire and operate a company or business with a view to generating value for shareholders through operational improvements as well as potentially through additional complementary acquisitions. As of the closing date, J2 Acquisition Limited did not have any specific acquisition under consideration. Following closing, however, J2 Acquisition Limited intends to use its operational expertise to efficiently and expeditiously acquire a company with, among other things, a strong industry position, financial track record and management team, as well as a diversified customer and supplier base.