Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II
Partners in Consumer-Related Business
Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II (“Haymaker II”, “We” or “Us”), a $400 million special purpose acquisition company was 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. Not only does our management team bring a combination of operating, investing, financial and transaction experience, but certain members of our management team have also worked together for over a decade creating value for shareholders.
Our management team was led by Steven J. Heyer, our Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman, Andrew R. Heyer, our President, and Christopher Bradley, our Chief Financial Officer and M&A lead. Their careers have centered on identifying and implementing value creation initiatives within the consumer and consumer-related products and services industries. They have combined 70+ year careers in the consumer and consumer-related products and services industries by relying on what we believe to be tried-and-true management strategies. The combined experience of our officers includes Haymaker Acquisition Corp., which we refer to as “Haymaker I”, a special purpose acquisition company which completed a $330 million initial public offering in October 2017 and completed its initial business combination in March 2019.
Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II Completes Business Combination
On December 22, 2020, Haymaker II and Arko Holdings Ltd. (“Arko”), the sixth largest chain of convenience stores in the United States, announced that they had satisfied all closing requirements for their business combination. Under the terms of the agreement, Haymaker II and Arko Corp. combined under the new holdings company, Arko Corp. (the “Company”), in a business combination involving $2.0 billion in total consideration.
Consistent with the terms of the business combination, Haymaker II and ARKO combined under the new holding company, ARKO Corp, whose common shares are listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the symbol “ARKO.” The warrants to purchase ARKO Corp common shares are listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol “ARKOW.” The warrants continue to be exercisable subject to the terms and conditions set forth in the warrant agreement governing such warrants.
Arko/GPM and Haymaker Acquisition Corp. II | SPACInsider-ICR Webinar (November 12, 2020)
Haymaker, ARKO Holdings Ltd. and GPM Investments, LLC Business Combination Announcement Webcast