NEW YORK, Nov. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: AHPAU) (the "Company") announced that Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, the sole book-running manager of the Company's initial public offering, has informed the Company of its decision to allow separate trading of the Class A ordinary shares and warrants included in the units sold by the Company in the offering. As a result, commencing November 29, 2016, holders of the units sold in the Company's initial public offering of 31,000,000 units may elect to separately trade the Class A ordinary shares and warrants included in the units. The Class A ordinary shares and warrants that are separated will trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbols "AHPA" and "AHPAW," respectively. Those units not separated will continue to trade on the NASDAQ Capital Market under the symbol "AHPAU."
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities of the Company, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction. The offering was made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained by contacting Credit Suisse, Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010; Telephone: (800) 221-1037; email: [email protected].
About Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp.
Avista Healthcare Public Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, share exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses.
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