NEW YORK, Feb. 09, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Legato Merger Corp. III (the “Company”) announced that it has consummated its initial public offering of 20,125,000 units (including the full 2,625,000 units subject to the underwriters’ over-allotment option) at $10.00 per unit. The units were listed on the NYSE American Market (“NYSE American”) and began trading on February 6, 2024 under the ticker symbol “LEGT U”. Each unit consists of one ordinary share and one-half of one redeemable warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one ordinary share at a price of $11.50 per share, subject to adjustment. Only whole warrants are exercisable and will trade. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, the ordinary shares and redeemable warrants are expected to be listed on NYSE American under the symbols “LEGT” and “LEGT WS,” respectively.
Legato Merger Corp. III is a Cayman Islands exempted company incorporated for the purpose of entering into a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, recapitalization, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or entities. The Company’s efforts to identify a prospective target business will not be limited to a particular industry or geographic region although the Company intends to initially focus on target businesses in the infrastructure, engineering and construction, industrial and renewables industries. The Company’s management team is comprised of Gregory Monahan, Chief Executive Officer and Director, Eric S. Rosenfeld, Chief SPAC Officer, Adam Jaffe, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Director, Brian Pratt, Director and Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, David D. Sgro, Director and Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, and Adam Semler and John Ing, each a Director of the Company.
BTIG, LLC acted as the sole book-running manager for the offering, with Craig-Hallum Capital Group LLC acting as co-manager.
The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus may be obtained, when available, from BTIG, LLC, 65 East 55th Street New York, New York 10022, Attn: Syndicate Department, [email protected].
A registration statement relating to these securities was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) and became effective on February 5, 2024. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
This press release contains statements that constitute “forward-looking statements,” including with respect to the anticipated use of net proceeds. No assurance can be given that the net proceeds of the offering will be used as indicated. Forward-looking statements are subject to numerous conditions, many of which are beyond the control of the Company, including those set forth in the Risk Factors section of the Company’s registration statement and preliminary prospectus for the offering filed with the SEC. Copies are available on the SEC’s website, www.sec.gov. The Company undertakes no obligation to update these statements for revisions or changes after the date of this release, except as required by law.
Chief Executive Officer
Legato Merger Corp. III
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