Fenwick Represents Velo3D in Debut as Publicly Traded Company Following Business Combination with JAWS Spitfire SPAC

Fenwick represented Velo3D Inc., a leading additive manufacturing technology company for high-value metal parts, in its public listing on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) after completing a previously announced business combination agreement with JAWS Spitfire Acquisition Corporation, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).

Shares of the company’s common stock began trading today on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “VLD” and its warrants under the symbol “VLD WS.” As a result of this transaction, the combined company received approximately $274 million in total net proceeds, including $155 million in a private placement of common stock at a $10 per share value.

The proceeds are expected to accelerate the adoption of Velo3D’s end-to-end additive manufacturing solutions. This growth includes the company’s planned expansion into Europe, which will be a key market in 2022. More information can be obtained from the company’s announcement.

The Fenwick transaction team included corporate partners David Michaels, Per Chilstrom, Julia Forbess and Steven Levine, and associates Victoria Lupu, Tyler Gratton, Stephanie Hong, Terence Desouza and John Clancy; executive compensation and employee benefits partner Nancy Chen; technology transactions partner Jonathan Millard and associate Ana Razmazma; securities litigation partner Jay Pomerantz; antitrust and trade regulation partner Mark Ostrau; and tax partner Will Skinner and associate Michael Knobler.