Taipei City, Oct. 07, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- via NewMediaWire -- Maxpro Capital Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: JMAC) (the “Company”), announced today that its sponsor, MP One Investment LLC (the “Sponsor”), has requested that the Company extend the date by which the Company has to consummate a business combination from October 13, 2022 to January 13, 2023 (the “Extension”). The Extension is the first of two three-month extensions permitted under the Company’s governing documents. In connection with the Extension, the Sponsor has notified the Company that it intends to deposit an aggregate of $1,035,000 (representing $0.10 per public share) into the Company’s trust account on or before October 13, 2022.
The Extension provides the Company with additional time to complete its initial business combination with Apollomics Inc. (“Apollomics”), previously announced by the Company and Apollomics on September 14, 2022.
About Maxpro Capital Acquisition Corp.
Maxpro is a blank check company formed for the purposes of effecting a merger, capital share exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses in the healthcare and technology industries. In October 2021, Maxpro consummated a $103.5 million initial public offering of 10.35 million units (including the underwriters’ full exercise of their over-allotment option), with each unit consisting of one share of Class A common stock and one redeemable warrant, and each warrant entitling the holder to purchase one share of Class A common stock at a price of $11.50 per share. On November 26, 2021, Maxpro announced that holders of its units could elect to separately trade the shares of Class A common stock and redeemable warrants included in the units. EF Hutton, division of Benchmark Investments LLC, served as the sole book-running manager of Maxpro’s initial public offering.
About Apollomics Inc.
Apollomics Inc. is an innovative clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of oncology therapies with the potential to be combined with other treatment options to harness the immune system and target specific molecular pathways to inhibit cancer. Apollomics currently has a pipeline of nine drug candidates across multiple programs, six of which are currently in the clinical stage of development. Apollomics’ lead programs include investigating its core product, vebreltinib (APL-101), a potent, selective c-Met inhibitor for the treatment of non-small cell lung cancer and other advanced tumors with c-Met alterations, which is currently in a Phase 2 multicohort clinical trial in the United States, and developing an anti-cancer enhancer drug candidate, uproleselan (APL-106), a specific E-Selectin antagonist that has the potential to be used adjunctively with standard chemotherapy to treat acute myeloid leukemia and other hematologic cancers, which is currently in Phase 1 and Phase 3 clinical trials in China.
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Maxpro Capital Acquisition Corp.
Songren Road, Xinyi District
Taipei City 11073
Attn: Moses Chen
Chief Executive Officer
+886 2 7713 7952