Biote (NASDAQ: BTMD) (the "Company," "we" or "us"), a leading solutions provider in preventive healthcare through the delivery of personalized hormone therapy, today announced the expiration and results of its previously announced (i) offer to each holder of its outstanding warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share ("Common Stock"), of the Company, at an exercise price of $11.50 per share (the "Warrants"), the opportunity to receive 0.23 shares of Common Stock in exchange for each Warrant tendered by the holder and exchanged pursuant to the offer (the "Offer"), and (ii) solicitation of consents (the "Consent Solicitation") from holders of the Warrants to amend the Warrant Agreement, dated as of March 1, 2021 (the "Warrant Agreement"), by and between Haymaker Acquisition Corp. III, a Delaware corporation, and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, a New York corporation, as warrant agent, which governs all of the Warrants (the "Warrant Amendment"). The Offer and Consent Solicitation expired one minute after 11:59 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, on June 7, 2023.
The Company has been advised that (i) 8,191,336 publicly traded Warrants (the "Public Warrants") (including 39,429 Public Warrants tendered through guaranteed delivery), or approximately 97.5% of the outstanding Public Warrants and (ii) 4,464,900 privately held Warrants (the "Private Placement Warrants") (including 51,070 Private Placement Warrants tendered through guaranteed delivery), or approximately 87.4% of the outstanding Private Placement Warrants, were validly tendered and not validly withdrawn prior to the expiration of the Offer and Consent Solicitation. The Company expects to accept all validly tendered Warrants for exchange and settlement on or before June 9, 2023.
In addition, pursuant to the Consent Solicitation, the Company received the approval of the Warrant Amendment from approximately (i) 97.5% of the outstanding Public Warrants and (ii) 87.4% of the outstanding Private Placement Warrants, each of which exceed the 50% consent required to effect the Warrant Amendment, including with regard to the terms of the Private Placement Warrants. Accordingly, the Company and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company entered into the Warrant Amendment, dated June 8, 2023, and the Company announced that it will exercise its right to exchange all remaining outstanding Warrants for shares of Common Stock in accordance with the terms of the Warrant Amendment.
The Company also announced that its Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") registering shares of Common Stock issuable in the Offer was declared effective by the SEC on June 7, 2023.
Roth Capital Partners is acting as financial advisor to the Company in connection with the Offer and Consent Solicitation.
No Offer or Solicitation
This press release shall not constitute an offer to exchange or the solicitation of an offer to exchange or the solicitation of an offer to purchase any securities, nor shall there be any exchange or sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. A Registration Statement on Form S-4 filed with the SEC registering shares of Common Stock issuable in the Offer was declared effective by the SEC on June 7, 2023.
Biote is transforming healthy aging through innovative, personalized hormone optimization therapies delivered by Biote-certified medical providers. Biote trains practitioners how to identify and treat early indicators of hormone-related aging conditions, an underserved $7 billion global market, providing affordable symptom relief for patients and driving clinic success for practitioners.
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