UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

 

PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 14, 2022

BEARD ENERGY TRANSITION ACQUISITION CORP.

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

Delaware

 

001-41098

 

86-1990354

(State or other jurisdiction

 

(Commission File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

of incorporation)

 

 

 

Identification No.)

 

595 Madison Avenue, 29th Floor

New York, NY 10022

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

(214) 833-8913

(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 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 registered

 

Trading Symbol(s)

 

Name of each exchange on which registered

Units, each consisting of one share of Class A Common Stock and one-half of one warrant

 

BRD U

 

The New York Stock Exchange

Class A Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share

 

BRD

 

The New York Stock Exchange

Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share

 

BRD 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).

 

Emerging growth company    

 

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 8.01

Other Events.

On January 14, 2022, Beard Energy Transition Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) issued a press release, a copy of which is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K, announcing that the holders of the Company’s units may elect to separately trade the shares of Class A common stock and warrants included in the units commencing on January 14, 2022. Those units not separated will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) under the symbol “BRD U,” and each of the shares of Class A common stock and warrants that are separated will trade on the NYSE under the symbols “BRD” and “BRD WS,” respectively. Holders of the units will need to have their brokers contact Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Company’s transfer agent, in order to separate the holders’ units into Class A common stock and redeemable warrants.

Item 9.01

Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d)           Exhibits. The following exhibits are filed with this Current Report on Form 8-K:

 

Exhibit No.

 

Description of Exhibits

99.1

 

Press Release, dated January 14, 2022.

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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

 

 

BEARD ENERGY TRANSITION Acquisition Corp.

 

 

 

Date: January 14, 2022

By:

/s/ Gregory A. Beard

 

Name:

Gregory A. Beard

 

Title:

Chief Executive Officer