Alpha Healthcare Acquisition Corp. III has closed its initial public offering of 15,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit.
The Company’s units are listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market and commenced trading under the ticker symbol “ALPAU.” Each unit consists of one share of the Company’s Class A common stock and one-fourth of one redeemable warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder thereof to purchase one share of Class A common stock at a price of $11.50 per share. Only whole warrants will be exercisable and will trade on the Nasdaq. Once the securities comprising the units begin separate trading, shares of the Class A common stock and warrants are expected to be listed on Nasdaq under the symbols “ALPA” and “ALPAW,” respectively.
The company is a blank check company 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. While the Company may pursue an initial business combination target in any business or industry, it intends to focus its search on companies in the healthcare industry in the United States. The Company is led by chairman and chief executive officer, Rajiv Shukla, and chief financial officer, Patrick Sturgeon with Darlene DeRemer, Eugene Podsiadlo and William Woodward serving as independent directors.
BofA Securities and PJT Partners LP acted as joint book running managers for the offering. The company has granted the underwriters a 45-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,250,000 units at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any.