Beard Energy Transition Acquisition Corp. Announces Cancellation of Special Meeting of Stockholders

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Beard Energy Transition Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: BRD, BRD.U, BRD.WS) (“BRD” or the “Company”) announced today the cancellation of its special meeting of stockholders (the “Special Meeting”) originally scheduled for February 1, 2023, and to withdraw from consideration by the stockholders of BRD the proposals set forth in BRD’s Definitive Proxy Statement on Schedule 14A filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on January 11, 2023 (the “Definitive Proxy Statement”). As a result of the cancellation of the Special Meeting, the Company will not complete any redemption of shares of BRD Class A common stock previously elected by BRD’s stockholders. Any shares of BRD Class A common stock already submitted for redemption will be returned to stockholders promptly. BRD intends to continue to seek a target for its initial business combination prior to BRD’s scheduled termination date on May 29, 2023 (or August 29, 2023, if BRD chooses to exercise its option to extend the period of time to consummate a business combination by an additional three months).

About Beard Energy Transition Acquisition Corp.

BRD is a blank check company incorporated as a Delaware corporation and formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination with one or more businesses or assets. The Company’s efforts to identify a prospective target business will not be limited to a particular industry, although it intends to target high growth businesses focused on enhancing electric power grid reliability and resiliency through the energy transition infrastructure buildout.

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