SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 3, 2021 (November 2, 2021)
Bird Global, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
406 Broadway, Suite 369
Santa Monica, California 90401
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(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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Item 8.01. Other Events.
On November 2, 2021, Switchback II Corporation, a Cayman Islands exempted company (Switchback), issued a press release announcing, among other things, that its shareholders have voted to approve the previously announced business combination (the Business Combination), among Switchback, Bird Rides, Inc., a Delaware corporation, Maverick Merger Sub Inc., a Delaware corporation and a direct wholly owned subsidiary of Switchback, and Bird Global, Inc., a Delaware corporation and wholly owned direct subsidiary of Bird Rides, Inc., and all other related proposals at its extraordinary general meeting. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.
Shareholders holding 21,250,179 of Switchbacks Class A ordinary shares exercised their right to redeem such shares for a pro rata portion of the funds in Switchbacks trust account. As a result, approximately $212.5 million (or approximately $10.00 per share) will be removed from Switchbacks trust account to pay such holders upon consummation of the Business Combination.
Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.
|99.1||Press Release, dated November 2, 2021.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|Bird Global, Inc.|
|Date: November 3, 2021||By:|
|Title:||Chief Financial Officer|