The Tomorrow Companies Inc. (Tomorrow.io), developer of a leading platform for global weather and climate security, and Pine Technology Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: PTOC, PTOCW, PTOCU), a special purpose acquisition company (“Pine Technology”), have entered into a definitive merger agreement that would result in Tomorrow.io becoming a public company. Upon closing of the business combination, the newly combined company will operate as Tomorrow.io and trade on Nasdaq under the symbol “TMW.”
The pro forma equity value of the combined company is approximately $1.2 billion, assuming no redemptions by Pine Technology stockholders. The transaction will provide up to $420 million of gross proceeds, before deducting transaction expenses and assuming no redemptions, including $75 million through a fully-committed PIPE at $10.00 per share. The PIPE includes commitments from institutional investors including funds managed by Koch Strategic Platforms, National Grid Partners, JetBlue Technology Ventures, SB Energy Corp., SoftBank Group’s Japanese wholly-owned subsidiary, as well as Pine Technology’s sponsor, Pine Technology Sponsor LLC.
The transaction, which has been approved by the Boards of Directors of Tomorrow.io and Pine Technology, is subject to approval by Pine Technology stockholders and other customary closing conditions, including the receipt of certain regulatory approvals and is expected to close in the first half of 2022.