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UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

 

 

FORM 8-K

 

 

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 26, 2022

 

Tailwind International Acquisition Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Cayman Islands   001-40085   98-1211987

(State or other jurisdiction of

incorporation or organization)

  (Commission File Number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification Number)

 

150 Greenwich Street, 29th Floor

New York, New York

  10006
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

(212) 266-0085

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the Registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

¨ Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)
¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))
¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Units, each consisting of one Class A Ordinary Share, $0.0001 par value, and one-third of one redeemable warrant   TWNI.U   New York Stock Exchange
Class A Ordinary Shares included as part of the units   TWNI   New York Stock Exchange
Redeemable Warrants included as part of the units, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A Ordinary Share at an exercise price of $11.50   TWNI WS   New York Stock Exchange

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.

 

Emerging growth company x

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

Item 4.02. Other Events.

 

On January 26, 2022, the Company’s management and the audit committee of the Company’s board of directors (the “Audit Committee”) concluded that the Company’s previously issued (i) unaudited interim financial statements included in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended March 31, 2021, filed with the SEC on June 15, 2021,(ii) unaudited interim financial statements included in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2021, filed with the SEC on August 16, 2021 and (iii) certain of the unaudited interim financial statements included in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2021, filed with the SEC on November 12, 2021 (collectively, the “Affected Periods”), should no longer be relied upon due to a reclassification of the Company’s temporary and permanent equity and resulting restatement of the initial carrying value of the Company’s Class A ordinary shares subject to possible redemption (and related changes). In addition, the audit report of Withum included in the Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the SEC on March 1, 2021 should no longer be relied upon. The reclassification has resulted from a determination by the Company’s management that the Class A ordinary shares issued in connection with its initial public offering can be redeemed or become redeemable subject to the occurrence of future events considered to be outside of the Company’s control. Therefore, the Class A ordinary shares subject to possible redemption should be valued at $10.00 per share and should not take into account the fact that a redemption of Class A ordinary shares cannot result in net tangible assets being less than $5,000,001.

 

The Company does not expect any of the above changes will have any impact on its cash position and cash held in the trust account established in connection with the IPO (the “Trust Account”).

 

As such, the Company has restated its financial statements for the Affected Periods in the Company’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q/A for the quarterly period ended September 30, 2021 to be filed with the SEC (the “Q3 Form 10-Q/A”).

 

The Company’s management has concluded that in light of the classification error described above, a material weakness exists in the Company’s internal control over financial reporting and that the Company’s disclosure controls and procedures were not effective. The Company’s remediation with respect to such material weakness will be described in more detail in the Q3 Form 10-Q/A.

 

The Company’s management and the Audit Committee have discussed the matters disclosed in this Current Report on Form 8-K with Withum.

 

Cautionary Statements Regarding Forward-Looking Statements

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K includes “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Certain of these forward-looking statements can be identified by the use of words such as “believes,” “expects,” “intends,” “plans,” “estimates,” “assumes,” “may,” “should,” “will,” “seeks,” or other similar expressions. Such statements may include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the Company’s cash position and cash held in its Trust Account. These statements are based on current expectations on the date of this Form 8-K and involve a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially, including those identified in the “Risk Factors” sections of the Company's Prospectus, dated February 18, 2021 and the Company's Q3 Form 10-Q/A, as well as those additional risks identified in the Company's other filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Company does not assume any obligation to update or revise any such forward-looking statements, whether as the result of new developments or otherwise. Readers are cautioned not to put undue reliance on forward-looking statements.

 

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SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

Dated: January 28, 2022  
   
  TAILWIND INTERNATIONAL ACQUISITION CORP.
   
   
  By: /s/ Pierre Denis
  Name: Pierre Denis
  Title: Chief Executive Officer

 

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