SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 20, 2022
ATHENA TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION CORP. II
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction
|(Commission File Number)||(IRS Employer|
442 5th Avenue
New York, NY 10018
(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (970) 925-1572
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
|Title of each class||Trading Symbol(s)||Name of each exchange on which|
|Units, each consisting of one share of Class A common stock, and one-half of one redeemable warrant||ATEK.U||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share||ATEK||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Redeemable warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A common stock each at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||ATEK WS||The 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 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).
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Item 8.01 Other Events.
On December 20, 2022, Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. II (the “Company”) determined to cancel the special meeting of stockholders, scheduled for December 21, 2022, at 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time (the “Extension Meeting”), which was called for the purpose of amending the Company’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation to extend the date by which the Company has to consummate a business combination (the “Extension Amendment”).
As a result of the cancellation of the Extension Meeting, the Company will not complete the redemption of shares of Class A common stock submitted in connection with the Extension Amendment for the pro rata portion of the amounts held in the trust account established at the consummation of the Company’s initial public offering. Any shares of Class A common stock already submitted for redemption will be returned to stockholders promptly.
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.
|ATHENA TECHNOLOGY ACQUISITION CORP. II|
|By:||/s/ Isabelle Freidheim|
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|
|Dated: December 20, 2022|