Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm (Form 8-K)

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Report of Independent Registered Public Accounting Firm

To the Stockholders and the Board of Directors of

AxonPrime Infrastructure Acquisition Corporation

Opinion on the Financial Statement

We have audited the accompanying balance sheet of AxonPrime Infrastructure Acquisition Corporation (the ‘Company’) as of August 17, 2021 and the related notes (collectively referred to as the ‘financial statement’). In our opinion, the financial statement presents fairly, in all material respects, the financial position of the Company as of August 17, 2021, in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America.

Basis for Opinion

This financial statement is the responsibility of the Company’s management. Our responsibility is to express an opinion on the Company’s financial statement based on our audit. We are a public accounting firm registered with the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (United States) (‘PCAOB’) and are required to be independent with respect to the Company in accordance with the U.S. federal securities laws and the applicable rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission and the PCAOB.

We conducted our audit in accordance with the standards of the PCAOB. Those standards require that we plan and perform the audit to obtain reasonable assurance about whether the financial statement is free of material misstatement, whether due to error or fraud. The Company is not required to have, nor were we engaged to perform, an audit of its internal control over financial reporting. As part of our audit we are required to obtain an understanding of internal control over financial reporting but not for the purpose of expressing an opinion on the effectiveness of the Company’s internal control over financial reporting. Accordingly, we express no such opinion.

Our audit included performing procedures to assess the risks of material misstatement of the financial statement, whether due to error or fraud, and performing procedures that respond to those risks. Such procedures included examining, on a test basis, evidence regarding the amounts and disclosures in the financial statement. Our audit also included evaluating the accounting principles used and significant estimates made by management, as well as evaluating the overall presentation of the financial statement. We believe that our audit provides a reasonable basis for our opinion.

/s/ WithumSmith+Brown, PC

We have served as the Company’s auditor since 2021.

New York, New York

August 25, 2021

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AXONPRIME INFRASTRUCTURE ACQUISITION CORPORATION

BALANCE SHEET

August 17, 2021

ASSETS
Current assets:
Cash $ 2,000,240
Total current assets 2,000,240
Cash held in Trust Account 150,000,000
Total Assets $ 152,000,240
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDER’S EQUITY
Current liabilities:
Accrued offering expenses $ 309,655
Promissory note – Sponsor 68,888
Due to Sponsor 52,250
Total current liabilities 430,793
Warrant liabilities 8,483,333
Deferred underwriting commissions 5,250,000
Total liabilities 14,164,126
Commitments and Contingencies
Class A common stock; 15,000,000 shares subject to possible redemption at $10.00 per share 150,000,000
Stockholders’ Equity:
Preferred stock, $0.0001 par value; 1,000,000 shares authorized; none issued or outstanding
Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value; 100,000,000 shares authorized; no shares issued or outstanding (excluding 15,000,000 shares subject to possible redemption)
Class B common stock, $0.0001 par value; 50,000,000 shares authorized; 4,312,500 shares issued and outstanding(1)(2) 431
Additional paid-in capital
Accumulated deficit(3) (12,164,317 )
Total stockholders’ equity (12,163,886 )
Total Liabilities and Stockholders’ Equity $ 152,000,240
(1) This number includes up to 562,500 shares of Class B common stock subject to forfeiture if the over-allotment option is not exercised in full or in part by the underwriters.
(2) On July 6, 2021, the Sponsor surrendered an aggregate of 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock for no consideration, which were canceled resulting in an aggregate of 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock outstanding. All shares and associated amounts have been retroactively restated to reflect the surrender of these shares (See Note 5 and Note 8)
(3) Accumulated deficit includes a balance of ($11,747,364), which was reclassified from Additional paid-in-capital.

The accompanying notes are an integral part of the financial statement.

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AXONPRIME INFRASTRUCTURE ACQUISITION CORPORATION

NOTES TO FINANCIAL STATEMENT

NOTE 1. DESCRIPTION OF ORGANIZATION AND BUSINESS OPERATIONS

AxonPrime Infrastructure Acquisition Corporation (the ‘Company’) is a blank check company incorporated in the State of Delaware on April 1, 2021. The Company was formed for the purpose of effectuating a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or other similar business combination with one or more businesses (the ‘Business Combination’). The Company is an early stage and emerging growth company and, as such, the Company is subject to all of the risks associated with early stage and emerging growth companies.

As of August 17, 2021, the Company had not yet commenced any operations. All activity for the period from April 1, 2021 (inception) through August 17, 2021 relates to the Company’s formation and the initial public offering (the ‘Initial Public Offering’) which is described below. The Company will not generate any operating revenues until after the completion of its initial Business Combination, at the earliest. The Company will generate non-operating income in the form of interest income from the proceeds derived from the Initial Public Offering. The Company has selected December 31 as its fiscal year end.

The registration statement for the Company’s Initial Public Offering was declared effective on August 12, 2021. On August 17, 2021, the Company consummated the Initial Public Offering of 15,000,000 units (the ‘Units’ and, with respect to the shares of Class A common stock included in the Units sold, the ‘Public Shares’), at $10.00 per Unit, generating gross proceeds of $150,000,000, which is described in Note 3.

Additionally, certain institutional anchor investors (the ‘Institutional Anchor Investors’) that are not affiliated with the Company, the Sponsor, or the Company’s officers, directors, or any member of the Company’s management purchased an aggregate of $12,790,000 of Units. The Units were sold at an offering price of $10.00 per Unit, generating gross proceeds of $127,900,000.

Simultaneously with the closing of the Initial Public Offering, the Company consummated the sale of 3,333,333 warrants (the ‘Private Placement Warrants’) at a price of $1.50 per Private Placement Warrant in a private placement to AxonPrime Infrastructure Sponsor LLC (the ‘Sponsor’), generating gross proceeds of $5,000,000, which is described in Note 4. Substantially concurrently with the closing of the Private Placement, the Sponsor sold an aggregate of 66,666 Private Placement Warrants to the Institutional Anchor Investors for $100,000.

The Institutional Anchor Investors also purchased 650,000 shares of Class B common Stock (‘Founder Shares’) from the Sponsor at the original purchase price of $0.003 per share. The Founder Shares will automatically convert into shares of Class A common stock at the time of the Company’s initial business combination on a one-for-one basis, subject to adjustment as provided in the Company’s final prospectus, dated August 12, 2021, as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘SEC’) on August 16, 2021 (‘Final Prospectus’).

Transaction costs amounted to $8,703,625, consisting of $3,000,000 of underwriting fees, $5,250,000 of deferred underwriting fees and $453,625 of other offering costs. In addition, at August 17, 2021, cash of $2,000,240 was held outside of the Trust Account (as defined below) and is available for working capital purposes.

Following the closing of the Initial Public Offering on August 17, 2021, an amount of $150,000,000 ($10.00 per Unit) from the net proceeds of the sale of the Units in the Initial Public Offering and the sale of the Private Placement Warrants was placed in a trust account (the ‘Trust Account’) located in the United States and will be invested only in U.S. government securities, within the meaning set forth in Section 2(a)(16) of the Investment Company Act of 1940, as amended (the ‘Investment Company Act’), with a maturity of 185 days or less or in any open-ended investment company that holds itself out as a money market fund selected by the Company meeting the conditions of paragraphs (d)(2), (d)(3) and (d)(4) of Rule 2a-7 of the Investment Company Act, as determined by the Company, until the earlier of: (i) the completion of a Business Combination and (ii) the distribution of the Trust Account, as described below.

The Company’s management has broad discretion with respect to the specific application of the net proceeds of the Initial Public Offering and the sale of the Private Placement Warrants, although substantially all of the net proceeds are intended to be applied generally toward consummating a Business Combination. Nasdaq rules provide that the Business Combination must be with one or more target businesses that together have a fair market value equal to at least 80% of the balance in the Trust Account (as defined below) (less any deferred underwriting commissions and taxes payable on interest earned on the Trust Account) at the time of the signing a definitive agreement to enter a Business Combination. The Company will only complete a Business Combination if the post-Business Combination company owns or acquires 50% or more of the outstanding voting securities of the target or otherwise acquires a controlling interest in the target sufficient for it not to be required to register as an investment company under the Investment Company Act. There is no assurance that the Company will be able to successfully effect a Business Combination.

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The Company will provide its holders of the outstanding Public Shares (the ‘Public Stockholders’) with the opportunity to redeem all or a portion of their Public Shares upon the completion of a Business Combination either (i) in connection with a shareholder meeting called to approve the Business Combination pursuant to the proxy solicitation rules of the SEC or (ii) by means of a tender offer. In connection with a proposed Business Combination, the Company will be required to seek shareholder approval of a Business Combination at a meeting called for such purpose at which shareholders may seek to redeem their shares, regardless of whether they vote for or against a Business Combination. The Company will proceed with a Business Combination only if the Company has net tangible assets of at least $5,000,001 either immediately prior to or upon such consummation of a Business Combination and a majority of the outstanding shares voted are voted in favor of the Business Combination.

If the Company conducts redemptions of the Public Shares in connection with a Business Combination pursuant to the proxy solicitation rules in conjunction with a shareholder meeting instead of pursuant to the tender offer rules, the Company’s second amended and restated certificate of incorporation (the ‘Certificate of Incorporation’) provides that, a public shareholder, together with any affiliate of such shareholder or any other person with whom such shareholder is acting in concert or as a ‘group’ (as defined under Section 13 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the ‘Exchange Act’)), will be restricted from seeking redemption rights with respect to 15% or more of the Public Shares without the Company’s prior written consent.

The public stockholders will be entitled to redeem their shares for a pro rata portion of the amount then in the Trust Account (initially $10.00 per share, plus any pro rata interest earned on the funds held in the Trust Account and not previously released to the Company to pay its tax obligations). The per-share amount to be distributed to shareholders who redeem their shares will not be reduced by the deferred underwriting commissions the Company will pay to the underwriters. There will be no redemption rights upon the completion of a Business Combination with respect to the Company’s warrants. These Class A common stock are recorded at redemption value and classified as temporary equity upon the completion of the Initial Public Offering, in accordance with Accounting Standards Codification (‘ASC’) Topic 480 ‘Distinguishing Liabilities from Equity.’

If the Company is unable to conduct redemptions pursuant to the proxy solicitation rules as described above, the Company will, pursuant to its Certificate of Incorporation, offer such redemption pursuant to the tender offer rules of the SEC, and file tender offer documents containing substantially the same information as would be included in a proxy statement with the SEC prior to completing a Business Combination.

The Company’s Sponsor, officers, directors, anchor investors, and advisors have agreed (a) to vote their Founder Shares (as defined in Note 5) and any Public Shares purchased during or after the Initial Public Offering in favor of a Business Combination, (b) not to propose an amendment to the Company’s Certificate of Incorporation with respect to the Company’s pre-Business Combination activities prior to the consummation of a Business Combination unless the Company provides dissenting public shareholders with the opportunity to redeem their Public Shares in conjunction with any such amendment; (c) not to redeem any shares (including the Founder Shares) into cash from the Trust Account in connection with a shareholder vote to approve a Business Combination (or to sell any shares in a tender offer in connection with a Business Combination if the Company is unable to conduct redemptions pursuant to the proxy solicitation rules) or a vote to amend the provisions of the Certificate of Incorporation relating to shareholders’ rights of pre-Business Combination activity and (d) that the Founder Shares shall not participate in any liquidating distributions upon winding up if a Business Combination is not consummated. However, the Sponsor and our officers, directors and advisors will be entitled to liquidating distributions from the Trust Account with respect to any Public Shares purchased during or after the Initial Public Offering if the Company fails to complete its Business Combination.

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If the Company is unable to complete a Business Combination within 24 months from the closing of the Initial Public Offering or August 17, 2021 (the ‘Combination Period’), the Company will (i) cease all operations except for the purpose of winding up, (ii) as promptly as reasonably possible but no more than ten business days thereafter, redeem the public shares, at a per-share price, payable in cash, equal to the aggregate amount then on deposit in the Trust Account, including interest earned on the funds held in the Trust Account and not previously released to us to pay taxes (less up to $100,000 of interest to pay dissolution expenses), divided by the number of then outstanding public shares, which redemption will completely extinguish public stockholders’ rights as shareholders (including the right to receive further liquidation distributions, if any), subject to applicable law, and (iii) as promptly as reasonably possible following such redemption, subject to the approval of the remaining shareholders and the Company’s board of directors, proceed to commence a voluntary liquidation and thereby a formal dissolution of the Company, subject in each case to its obligations under Delaware law to provide for claims of creditors and the requirements of applicable law. The underwriters have agreed to waive their rights to the deferred underwriting commission held in the Trust Account in the event the Company does not complete a Business Combination within the Combination Period and, in such event, such amounts will be included with the funds held in the Trust Account that will be available to fund the redemption of the Public Shares. In the event of such distribution, it is possible that the per share value of the assets remaining available for distribution will be less than the price per Unit $10.00.

The Sponsor has agreed that it will be liable to the Company if and to the extent any claims by a third party for services rendered or products sold to the Company, or a prospective target business with which the Company has entered into a written letter of intent, confidentiality or similar agreement or Business Combination agreement, reduce the amount of funds in the Trust Account to below the lesser of (i) $10.00 per Public Share and (ii) the actual amount per Public Share held in the Trust Account as of the day of liquidation of the Trust Account, if less than $10.00 per share due to reductions in the value of the trust assets, less taxes payable, provided that such liability will not apply to any claims by a third party or prospective target business who executed a waiver of any and all rights to monies held in the Trust Account (whether or not such waiver is enforceable) nor will it apply to any claims under the Company’s indemnity of the underwriters of Initial Public Offering against certain liabilities, including liabilities under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the ‘Securities Act’). However, the Company has not asked the Sponsor to reserve for such indemnification obligations, nor has the Company independently verified whether the Sponsor has sufficient funds to satisfy its indemnity obligations and believe that the Sponsor’s only assets are securities of the Company. Therefore, the Company cannot assure its shareholders that the Sponsor would be able to satisfy those obligations. None of the Company’s officers or directors will indemnify the Company for claims by third parties including, without limitation, claims by vendors and prospective target businesses. The Company will seek to reduce the possibility that the Sponsor will have to indemnify the Trust Account due to claims of creditors by endeavoring to have all vendors, service providers, prospective target businesses or other entities with which the Company does business, execute agreements with the Company waiving any right, title, interest or claim of any kind in or to monies held in the Trust Account.

As of August 17, 2021, the Company has sufficient cash to meet its obligations as they become due within one year after the date that the financial statement is issued.

NOTE 2. SUMMARY OF SIGNIFICANT ACCOUNTING POLICIES

Basis of Presentation

The accompanying financial statements are presented in conformity with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (‘GAAP’) and pursuant to the rules and regulations of the SEC.

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Emerging Growth Company

The Company is an ’emerging growth company,’ as defined in Section 2(a) of the Securities Act, as modified by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act of 2012 (the ‘JOBS Act’), and it may take advantage of certain exemptions from various reporting requirements that are applicable to other public companies that are not emerging growth companies including, but not limited to, not being required to comply with the independent registered public accounting firm attestation requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, reduced disclosure obligations regarding executive compensation in its periodic reports and proxy statements, and exemptions from the requirements of holding a nonbinding advisory vote on executive compensation and stockholder approval of any golden parachute payments not previously approved.

Further, Section 102(b)(1) of the JOBS Act exempts emerging growth companies from being required to comply with new or revised financial accounting standards until private companies (that is, those that have not had a Securities Act registration statement declared effective or do not have a class of securities registered under the Exchange Act) are required to comply with the new or revised financial accounting standards. The JOBS Act provides that a company can elect to opt out of the extended transition period and comply with the requirements that apply to non-emerging growth companies but any such election to opt out is irrevocable. The Company has elected not to opt out of such extended transition period, which means that when a standard is issued or revised and it has different application dates for public or private companies, the Company, as an emerging growth company, can adopt the new or revised standard at the time private companies adopt the new or revised standard. This may make comparison of the Company’s financial statements with another public company, which is neither an emerging growth company nor an emerging growth company which has opted out of using the extended transition period difficult or impossible because of the potential differences in accounting standards used.

Use of Estimates

The preparation of financial statements in conformity with GAAP requires management to make estimates and assumptions that affect the reported amounts of assets and liabilities and disclosure of contingent assets and liabilities at the date of the financial statements and the reported amounts of revenues and expenses during the reporting period.

Making estimates requires management to exercise significant judgment. It is at least reasonably possible that the estimate of the effect of a condition, situation or set of circumstances that existed at the date of the financial statements, which management considered in formulating its estimate, could change in the near term due to one or more future confirming events. One of the more significant accounting estimates included in these financial statements is the determination of the fair value of the warrant liability. Such estimates may be subject to change as more current information becomes available and accordingly, the actual results could differ significantly from those estimates.

Concentration of Credit Risk

Financial instalments that potentially subject the Company to concentrations of credit risk consist of cash accounts in a financial institution, which, at times, may exceed the Federal Depository Insurance Coverage limit of $250,000. As of August 17, 2021, the Company has not experienced losses on these accounts and management believes the Company is not exposed to significant risks on such accounts.

Cash and Cash Equivalents

The Company considers all short-term investments with an original maturity of three months or less when purchased to be cash equivalents. The Company did not have any cash equivalents as of as of August 17, 2021.

Cash Held in Trust Account

As of August 17, 2021, the Company had $150,000,000 in cash held in the Trust Account.

Class A Common Stock Subject to Possible Redemption

All of the 15,000,000 Class A common stock sold as part of the Units in the Public Offering contain a redemption feature which allows for the redemption of such Public Stock in connection with the Company’s liquidation, if there is a stockholder vote or tender offer in connection with the Business Combination and in connection with certain amendments to the Company’s amended and restated certificate of incorporation. In accordance with ASC 480, conditionally redeemable Class A common stock (including Class A common stock that feature redemption rights that are either within the control of the holder or subject to redemption upon the occurrence of uncertain events not solely within the Company’s control) are classified as temporary equity. Ordinary liquidation events, which involve the redemption and liquidation of all of the entity’s equity instruments, are excluded from the provisions of ASC 480. Although the Company did not specify a maximum redemption threshold, its charter provides that currently, the Company will not redeem its Public Shares in an amount that would cause its net tangible assets (stockholders’ equity) to be less than $5,000,001. Accordingly, as of August 17, 2021, 15,000,000 shares of Class A common stock subject to possible redemption at the redemption amount were presented at redemption value as temporary equity, outside of the stockholders’ equity section of the Company’s balance sheet.

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Income Taxes

The Company complies with the accounting and reporting requirements of ASC Topic 740, ‘Income Taxes,’ which requires an asset and liability approach to financial accounting and reporting for income taxes. Deferred income tax assets and liabilities are computed for differences between the financial statement and tax bases of assets and liabilities that will result in future taxable or deductible amounts, based on enacted tax laws and rates applicable to the periods in which the differences are expected to affect taxable income. Valuation allowances are established, when necessary, to reduce deferred tax assets to the amount expected to be realized.

ASC Topic 740 prescribes a recognition threshold and a measurement attribute for the financial statement recognition and measurement of tax positions taken or expected to be taken in a tax return. For those benefits to be recognized, a tax position must be more-likely-than-not to be sustained upon examination by taxing authorities. The Company recognizes accrued interest and penalties related to unrecognized tax benefits, if any, as income tax expense. There were no unrecognized tax benefits and no amounts accrued for interest and penalties as of August 17, 2021. The Company is currently not aware of any issues under review that could result in significant payments, accruals or material deviation from its position.

Fair Value of Financial Instruments

The fair value of the Company’s assets and liabilities, which qualify as financial instruments under ASC Topic 820, ‘Fair Value Measurement,’ approximates the carrying amounts represented in the accompanying balance sheet, primarily due to their short-term nature.

The Company applies ASC 820, which establishes a framework for measuring fair value and clarifies the definition of fair value within that framework. ASC 820 defines fair value as an exit price, which is the price that would be received for an asset or paid to transfer a liability in the Company’s principal or most advantageous market in an orderly transaction between market participants on the measurement date. The fair value hierarchy established in ASC 820 generally requires an entity to maximize the use of observable inputs and minimize the use of unobservable inputs when measuring fair value. Observable inputs reflect the assumptions that market participants would use in pricing the asset or liability and are developed based on market data obtained from sources independent of the reporting entity. Unobservable inputs reflect the entity’s own assumptions based on market data and the entity’s judgments about the assumptions that market participants would use in pricing the asset or liability and are to be developed based on the best information available in the circumstances.

Level 1 – Assets and liabilities with unadjusted, quoted prices listed on active market exchanges. Inputs to the fair value measurement are observable inputs, such as quoted prices in active markets for identical assets or liabilities.

Level 2 – Inputs to the fair value measurement are determined using prices for recently traded assets and liabilities with similar underlying terms, as well as direct or indirect observable inputs, such as interest rates and yield curves that are observable at commonly quoted intervals.

Level 3 – Inputs to the fair value measurement are unobservable inputs, such as estimates, assumptions, and valuation techniques when little or no market data exists for the assets or liabilities.

Offering Costs Associated with the Initial Public Offering

Offering costs consisted of legal, accounting, underwriting fees and other costs incurred through the Initial Public Offering that were directly related to the Initial Public Offering. Offering costs amounted to $8,703,625. Of this amount, $8,272,181 was charged to stockholders’ equity upon the completion of the Initial Public Offering and $431,444 was expensed due to allocating certain offering costs to the warrant liability and to the founder shares purchased by the Institutional Anchor Investor.

The Company accounts for warrants for shares of the Company’s Class A common stock that are not indexed to its own stock as liabilities at fair value on the balance sheet in accordance with ASC 815-40, Derivatives and Hedging: Contracts in Entity’s Own Equity (‘ASC 815-40’). Such warrants are subject to remeasurement at each balance sheet date and any change in fair value is recognized as a component of other income (expense), net on the statement of operations. The Company will continue to adjust the liability for changes in fair value until the earlier of the exercise or expiration of any Class A common stock warrants. At that time, the portion of the warrant liability related to the Class A common stock warrants will be reclassified to additional paid-in capital.

Recently Issued Accounting Standards

Management does not believe that any recently issued, but not yet effective, accounting pronouncements, if currently adopted, would have a material effect on the Company’s financial statements.

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NOTE 3. INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING

On August 17, 2021, the Company sold 15,000,000 Units at $10.00 per Unit, generating gross proceeds of $150.0 million, and incurring offering costs of $8,703,625, consisting of $3,000,000 of underwriting fees, $5,250,000 of deferred underwriting fees and $453,625 of other offering costs. Each Unit consists of one share of the Company’s Class A common stock, par value $0.0001 per share, and one-third of one redeemable warrant (‘Public Warrant’). Each whole Public Warrant will entitle the holder to purchase one share of Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per whole share (see Note 7).

Additionally, certain institutional anchor investors that are not affiliated with the Company, the Sponsor, or the Company’s officers, directors, or any member of the Company’s management purchased an aggregate of 12,790,000 Units at the offering price of $10.00 per Unit.

NOTE 4. PRIVATE PLACEMENT

Simultaneously with the closing of the Initial Public Offering, the Sponsor has purchased 3,333,333 Private Placement Warrants at a price of $1.50 per warrant, generating total proceeds of $5,000,000 to the Company. Substantially concurrently with the closing of the Private Placement, the Sponsor sold an aggregate of 66,666 Private Placement Warrants to the Institutional Anchor Investors for $100,000.

Each Private Placement Warrant is identical to the warrants offered in the Initial Public Offering, except there will be no redemption rights or liquidating distributions from the trust account with respect to Private Placement Warrants, which will expire worthless if we do not consummate a Business Combination within the Combination Period.

NOTE 5. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

Founder Shares

On April 9, 2021, one of the Company’s founders paid $25,000, or approximately $0.003 per share, to cover certain offering costs in consideration for 8,625,000 shares of Class B common stock, par value $0.0001 (the ‘Founder Shares’). Subsequently, on April 19, 2021, all Founder Shares were assigned to the Sponsor. On July 6, 2021, the Sponsor surrendered an aggregate of 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock for no consideration, which were cancelled resulting in an aggregate of 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock outstanding. Also on July 6, 2021, the Sponsor transferred an aggregate of 25,000 Founder Shares to each of the Company’s independent director nominees (75,000 shares in total) at their original issue price. Up to 562,500 Founder Shares are subject to forfeiture by the Sponsor depending on the extent to which the underwriters’ over-allotment option is exercised.

The Company granted the underwriter a 45-day option from the date of the final prospectus relating to the Initial Public Offering to purchase up to 2,250,000 additional Units to cover over-allotments, if any, at the Initial Public Offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.

Other than as described above, the Sponsor has agreed not to transfer, assign or sell any of its Founder Shares until the earlier to occur of: (A) one year after the completion of a Business Combination or (B) the date on which the Company completes a liquidation, merger, capital stock exchange or similar transaction that results in the Company’s stockholders having the right to exchange their shares of common stock for cash, securities or other property. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if the last sale price of the Company’s Class A common stock equals or exceeds $12.00 per share (as adjusted for stock splits, stock dividends, reorganizations, recapitalizations and the like) for any 20 trading days within any 30-trading day period commencing at least 120 days after the Business Combination, the Founder Shares will be released from the lock-up.

In connection with the closing of the Initial Public Offering, the Sponsor sold 650,000 shares of Class B common stock (‘Founder Shares’) to the Institutional Anchor Investors at the original purchase price of $0.003 per share. The Company estimated the aggregate fair value of the Founder Shares attributable to the Anchor Investors to be $4,397,966, or $6.77 per share. The fair value of the Founder Shares were valued based on the probability of the Company reaching a Merger and Marketability. The excess of the fair value of the Founder Shares was determined to be an offering cost in accordance with Staff Accounting Bulletin Topic 5A. Accordingly, the offering cost was allocated to the separable financial instruments issued in the Initial Public Offering based on a relative fair value basis, compared to total proceeds received. Offering costs related to the Founder Shares amounted to $4,397,966, of which $4,256,096 were charged to stockholders’ equity upon the completion of the Initial Public Offering and $141,870 were expensed to the statement of operations and included in transaction costs attributable to warrant liabilities.

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Promissory Note – Related Party

On April 9, 2021, the Sponsor agreed to loan the Company an aggregate of up to $300,000 to cover expenses related to the Initial Public Offering pursuant to a promissory note (the ‘Note’). The Note is non-interest bearing and is payable on the earlier of (i) December 31, 2021 or (ii) the consummation of the Initial Public Offering. As of August 17, 2021, the Company has drawn $68,888 on the Note which is due on demand.

Related Party Loans

In order to finance transaction costs in connection with a Business Combination, the Company’s Sponsor, an affiliate of the Sponsor, or the Company’s officers and directors may, but are not obligated to, loan the Company funds as may be required (the ‘Working Capital Loans’). Such Working Capital Loans would be evidenced by promissory notes. The notes would either be repaid upon consummation of a Business Combination, without interest, or, at the lender’s discretion, up to $1,500,000 of notes may be converted upon consummation of a Business Combination into warrants at a price of $1.50 per warrant. The warrants will be identical to the Private Placement Warrants. In the event that a Business Combination does not close, the Company may use a portion of proceeds held outside the Trust Account to repay the Working Capital Loans but no proceeds held in the Trust Account would be used to repay the Working Capital Loans. As of August 17, 2021, there were no written agreements in place for the Working Capital Loans.

In addition, there are expenses that are paid by the Sponsor on behalf of the Company. As of August 17, 2021, the Sponsor has paid $52,250 for such expenses.

Administrative Support Agreement

The Company entered into an agreement, commencing on the effective date of the Initial Public Offering to pay the Sponsor a total of up to $10,000 per month, for up to 24 months, for office space, utilities, secretarial and administrative support. Upon completion of a Business Combination or a liquidation, the Company will cease paying these monthly fees.

NOTE 6. COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES

Management continues to evaluate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the industry and has concluded that while it is reasonably possible that the virus could have a negative effect on the Company’s financial position, results of its operations and/or search for a target company, the specific impact is not readily determinable as of the date of these financial statements. The financial statements do not include any adjustments that might result from the outcome of this uncertainty.

The holders of the Founder Shares, Private Placement Warrants and any warrants that may be issued upon conversion of the Working Capital Loans (and in each case holders of their component securities, as applicable) will be entitled to registration rights pursuant to a registration rights agreement signed in connection with the Initial Public Offering, requiring the Company to register such securities for resale (in the case of the Founder Shares, only after conversion to Class A common stock). The holders of the majority of these securities are entitled to make up to three demands, excluding short form demands, that the Company register such securities. In addition, the holders have certain ‘piggy-back’ registration rights with respect to registration statements filed subsequent to the consummation of a Business Combination and rights to require the Company to register for resale such securities pursuant to Rule 415 under the Securities Act. The Company will bear the expenses incurred in connection with the filing of any such registration statements.

Underwriter’s Agreement

The Company granted the underwriter a 45-day option to purchase up to 2,250,000 additional Units to cover over-allotments at the Initial Public Offering price, less the underwriting discounts and commissions.

The underwriter will be entitled to a cash underwriting discount of 2.00% of the gross proceeds of the Initial Public Offering, or $3,000,000 (or $3,450,000 if the over-allotment option in exercised in full). In addition, the underwriter will be entitled to a deferred fee of three and half percent (3.50%) of the gross proceeds of the Initial Public Offering, or $5,250,000 (or $6,037,500 if the over-allotment option in exercised in full). The deferred fee will become payable to the underwriter from the amounts held in the Trust Account solely in the event that the Company completes a Business Combination, subject to the terms of the underwriting agreement.

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NOTE 7. WARRANT LIABILITIES

The Company accounted for 8,333,333 warrants issued in connection with the Initial Public Offering (5,000,000 Public Warrants and 3,333,333 Private Placement Warrants) in accordance with the guidance contained in ASC 815-40. Such guidance provides that because the warrants do not meet the criteria for equity treatment thereunder, each warrant is recorded as a liability. Accordingly, the Company has classified each warrant as a liability at its fair value. This liability is subject to re-measurement at each balance sheet date. With each such re-measurement, the warrant liability will be adjusted to fair value, with the change in fair value recognized in the Company’s statement of operations.

Warrants – Public Warrants may only be exercised for a whole number of shares. No fractional shares will be issued upon exercise of the Public Warrants. The Public Warrants will become exercisable on the later of (a) 30 days after the consummation of a Business Combination or (b) 12 months from the closing of the Initial Public Offering. The Public Warrants will expire five years from the consummation of a Business Combination or earlier upon redemption or liquidation.

The Company will not be obligated to deliver any Class A common stock pursuant to the exercise of a Public Warrant and will have no obligation to settle such Public Warrant exercise unless a registration statement under the Securities Act covering the issuance of the Class A common stock issuable upon exercise of the Public Warrants is then effective and a prospectus relating thereto is current, subject to the Company satisfying its obligations with respect to registration. No Public Warrant will be exercisable for cash or on a cashless basis, and the Company will not be obligated to issue any shares to holders seeking to exercise their Public Warrants, unless the issuance of the shares upon such exercise is registered or qualified under the securities laws of the state of the exercising holder, or an exemption from registration is available.

The Company has agreed that as soon as practicable, but in no event later than 15 business days, after the closing of a Business Combination, it will use its best efforts to file with the SEC a registration statement registering the issuance, under the Securities Act, of the Class A common stock issuable upon exercise of the Public Warrants. The Company will use its best efforts to file with the SEC a registration statement covering the shares of Class A common stock issuable upon exercise of the warrants, to cause such registration statement to become effective and to maintain a current prospectus relating to those shares of Class A common stock until the warrants expire or are redeemed, as specified in the warrant agreement. If a registration statement covering the

Redemption of public warrants when the price per Class A ordinary share equals or exceeds $18.00. Once the public warrants become exercisable, the Company may redeem the Public Warrants for redemption:

in whole and not in part;
at a price of $0.01 per Public Warrant;
upon a minimum of 30 days’ prior written notice of redemption, which the Company refers to as the 30-day redemption period; and
if, and only if, the last reported sale price of the Class A common stock equals or exceeds $18.00 per share (as adjusted for stock splits, stock dividends, reorganizations, recapitalizations and the like and for certain issuances of Class A common stock and equity-linked securities as described above) for any 20 trading days within a 30-trading day period ending on the third trading day prior to the date on which the Company sends the notice of redemption to the warrant holders.

The Company will not redeem the warrants as described above unless an effective registration statement under the Securities Act covering the issuance of the Class A common stock issuable upon exercise of the warrants is then effective and a current prospectus relating to those shares of Class A common stock is available throughout the 30-day redemption period. If and when the warrants become redeemable by us, the Company may exercise its redemption right even if the Company is unable to register or qualify the underlying securities for sale under all applicable state securities laws.

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Redemption of public warrants when the price per Class A ordinary share equals or exceeds $10.00. Once the Warrants become exercisable, the Company may redeem the Warrants for redemption:

in whole and not in part;
at a price of $0.10 per warrant provided that holders will be able to exercise their warrants on a cashless basis prior to redemption and receive that number of shares of Class A common stock determined by reference to the table set forth under ‘Description of Securities – Warrants – Public Stockholders’ Warrants’ based on the redemption date and the ‘fair market value’ of the Class A common stock (as defined below) except as otherwise described in ‘Description of Securities – Warrants – Public Stockholders’ Warrants’;
upon a minimum of 30 days’ prior written notice of redemption;
if, and only if, the last reported sale price of the Class A common stock equals or exceeds $10.00 per share (as adjusted for stock splits, stock dividends, reorganizations, recapitalizations and the like) on the trading day prior to the date on which the Company will send the notice of redemption to the warrant holders;
if, and only if, there is an effective registration statement covering the issuance of the shares of Class A common stock issuable upon exercise of the warrants and a current prospectus relating thereto available throughout the 30-day period after written notice of redemption is given; and
if, and only if, the last reported sale price of our Class A common stock is less than $18.00 per share (as adjusted for stock splits, stock dividends, reorganizations and the like), the Private Placement Warrants are also concurrently called for redemption on the same terms as the outstanding Public Warrants, as described above.

If and when the Public Warrants become redeemable by the Company, the Company may not exercise its redemption right if the issuance of shares of common stock upon exercise of the warrants is not exempt from registration or qualification under applicable state blue sky laws or the Company is unable to effect such registration or qualification.

The exercise price and number of shares of Class A common stock issuable upon exercise of the warrants may be adjusted in certain circumstances including in the event of a share dividend, or recapitalization, reorganization, merger or consolidation. Additionally, in no event will the Company be required to net cash settle the Public Warrants. If the Company is unable to complete a Business Combination within the Combination Period and the Company liquidates the funds held in the Trust Account, holders of warrants will not receive any of such funds with respect to their warrants, nor will they receive any distribution from the Company’s assets held outside of the Trust Account with the respect to such warrants. Accordingly, the warrants may expire worthless. If the Company calls the Public Warrants for redemption, management will have the option to require all holders that wish to exercise the Public Warrants to do so on a ‘cashless basis,’ as described in the warrant agreement. The exercise price and number of shares of common stock issuable upon exercise of the Public Warrants may be adjusted in certain circumstances including in the event of a stock dividend, extraordinary dividend or recapitalization, reorganization, merger or consolidation. If the Company is unable to complete a Business Combination within the Combination Period and the Company liquidates the funds held in the Trust Account, holders of warrants will not receive any of such funds with respect to their warrants, nor will they receive any distribution from the Company’s assets held outside of the Trust Account with respect to such warrants. Accordingly, the warrants may expire worthless.

In addition, if (x) the Company issues additional shares of Class A common stock or equity-linked securities for capital raising purposes in connection with the closing of its initial Business Combination at an issue price or effective issue price of less than $9.20 per share of Class A common stock (with such issue price or effective issue price to be determined in good faith by the Company’s board of directors and, in the case of any such issuance to the Sponsor or its affiliates, without taking into account any Founder Shares held by the Sponsor or such affiliates, as applicable, prior to such issuance) (the ‘Newly Issued Price’), (y) the aggregate gross proceeds from such issuances represent more than 60% of the total equity proceeds, and interest thereon, available for the funding of the Company’s initial Business Combination on the date of the consummation of such initial Business Combination (net of redemptions), and (z) the volume weighted average trading price of the Company’s common stock during the 20 trading day period starting on the trading day prior to the day on which the Company consummates its initial Business Combination (such price, the ‘Market Value’) is below $9.20 per share, the exercise price of the warrants will be adjusted (to the nearest cent) to be equal to 115% of the higher of the Market Value and the Newly Issued Price and the $18.00 per share redemption trigger price described above will be adjusted (to the nearest cent) to be equal to 180% of the greater of the Market Value and the Newly Issued Price.

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The Private Placement Warrants will be identical to the Public Warrants included in the Units being sold in the Initial Public Offering, except that the Private Placement Warrants and the shares of common stock issuable upon the exercise of the Private Placement Warrants will not be transferable, assignable or salable until 30 days after the completion of a Business Combination, subject to certain limited exceptions. Additionally, the Private Placement Warrants will be exercisable on a cashless basis and will be non-redeemable so long as they are held by the initial purchasers or their permitted transferees. If the Private Placement Warrants are held by someone other than the initial purchasers or their permitted transferees, the Private Placement Warrants will be redeemable by the Company and exercisable by such holders on the same basis as the Public Warrants.

NOTE 8. STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY

Preferred Stock – The Company is authorized to issue 1,000,000 shares of $0.0001 par value preferred stock. At August 17, 2021, there were no preferred shares issued or outstanding.

Class A Common Stock – The Company is authorized to issue up to 100,000,000 shares of Class A, $0.0001 par value common stock. Holders of the Company’s common stock are entitled to one vote for each share. At August 17, 2021, there were no shares of Class A common stock issued or outstanding (excluding 15,000,000 shares subject to possible redemption).

Class B Common Stock – The Company is authorized to issue up to 50,000,000 shares of Class B, $0.0001 par value common stock. Holders of the Company’s common stock are entitled to one vote for each share. At August 17, 2021, there were 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock issued and outstanding. This number includes up to 562,500 shares of Class B common stock subject to forfeiture if the over-allotment option is not exercised in full or in part by the underwriters.

On July 6, 2021, the Sponsor surrendered an aggregate of 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock for no consideration, which were cancelled resulting in an aggregate of 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock outstanding. Of the 4,312,500 shares of Class B common stock, an aggregate of 562,500 shares are subject to forfeiture to the Company for no consideration to the extent that the underwriters’ over-allotment option is not exercised in full or in part, so that the initial stockholders collectively own 20% of the Company’s issued and outstanding common stock after the Initial Public Offering (excluding the Private Placement Shares and assuming the initial stockholders do not purchase any Class A common stock in the Initial Public Offering).

On July 6, 2021, the Sponsor transferred an aggregate of 25,000 shares of Class B common stock to each of the Company’s independent director nominees (75,000 shares in total) at their original purchase price.

On August 17, 2021, the Institutional Anchor Investors also purchased 650,000 shares of Class B common Stock (‘Founder Shares’) from the Sponsor at the original purchase price of $0.003 per share. The Founder Shares will automatically convert into shares of Class A common stock at the time of the Company’s initial business combination on a one-for-one basis, subject to adjustment as provided in the Final Prospectus.

The shares of Class B common stock will automatically convert into shares of Class A common stock at the time of the Business Combination on a one-for-one basis, subject to adjustment for stock splits, stock dividends, reorganizations, recapitalizations and the like. In the case that additional shares of Class A common stock, or equity linked securities, are issued or deemed issued in excess of the amounts offered in the Initial Public Offering and related to the closing of a Business Combination, the ratio at which shares of Class B common stock shall convert into shares of Class A common stock will be adjusted (unless the holders of a majority of the outstanding shares of Class B common stock agree to waive such adjustment with respect to any such issuance or deemed issuance) so that the number of shares of Class A common stock issuable upon conversion of all shares of Class B common stock will equal, in the aggregate, on an as converted basis, 20% of the sum of the total number of all shares of common stock outstanding upon the completion of the Initial Public Offering plus all shares of Class A common stock and equity linked securities issued or deemed issued in connection with a Business Combination (excluding any shares or equity linked securities issued, or to be issued, to any seller in a Business Combination, and any private placement-equivalent warrants issued to the Sponsor or its affiliates upon conversion of loans made to the Company). Holders of Founder Shares may also elect to convert their shares of Class B common stock into an equal number of shares of Class A common stock, subject to adjustment as provided above, at any time.

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The Company may issue additional common stock or preferred stock to complete its Business Combination or under an employee incentive plan after completion of its Business Combination.

NOTE 9. FAIR VALUE MEASUREMENTS

The following table presents information about the Company’s assets and liabilities that are measured at fair value at August 17, 2021, and indicates the fair value hierarchy of the valuation inputs the Company utilized to determine such fair value:

Description Level August 17, 2021
Assets:
Cash held in Trust Account (1) 1 $ 150,000,000
Liabilities:
Warrant liability – Public Warrants (2) 3 $ 4,750,000
Warrant liability – Private Placement Warrants (2) 3 $ 3,733,333
(1) The fair value of the marketable securities held in Trust account approximates the carrying amount primarily due to the short-term nature.
(2) Measured at fair value on a recurring basis

Warrants

The Warrants are accounted for as liabilities in accordance with ASC 815-40 and are presented within warrant liabilities on the Balance Sheet. The warrant liabilities are measured at fair value at inception and on a recurring basis, with changes in fair value presented within the statement of operations.

Initial Measurement

The Warrants were valued using a Monte Carlo simulation model-based approach, which is considered to be a Level 3 fair value measurement. The Monte Carlo simulation model’s primary unobservable input utilized in determining the fair value of the Warrants is the expected volatility of the common stock. The expected volatility as of the Initial Public Offering date was derived from observable public warrant pricing on comparable ‘blank-check’ companies without an identified target. For periods subsequent to the detachment of the Public Warrants from the Units, the close price of the Public Warrant price will be used as the fair value as of each relevant date.

The key inputs into the Monte Carlo simulation model for the Private Placement Warrants and Public Warrants were as follows at initial measurement:

Input August 17, 2021
(Initial
Measurement)
Risk-free interest rate 0.91 %
Expected term (years) 6.0
Expected volatility 17.8 %
Exercise price $ 11.50
Stock price $ 9.68

The following table presents the changes in the fair value of Level 3 warrant liabilities:

Private Placement Warrants Public Warrants Warrant Liabilities
Fair value as of April 1, 2021 (inception) $ $ $
Initial measurement on August 17, 2021 3,733,333 4,750,000 8,483,333
Fair value as of August 17, 2021 $ 3,733,333 $ 4,750,000 $ 8,483,333

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Transfers to/from Levels 1, 2 and 3 are recognized at the end of the reporting period in which a change in valuation technique or methodology occurs. There were no transfers in or out of Level 3 from other levels in the fair value hierarchy for the period from April 1, 2021 (inception) through August 17, 2021.

Subsequent Measurement

The Warrants will be remeasured at fair value on a recurring basis.

NOTE 10. SUBSEQUENT EVENTS

The Company evaluated events that have occurred after the balance sheet date up through the date the financial statement was issued. Based upon the review, management did not identify any subsequent events that would have required adjustment or disclosure in the financial statement.

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AxonPrime Infrastructure Acquisition Corporation published this content on 25 August 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein. Distributed by Public, unedited and unaltered, on 26 August 2021 07:40:04 UTC.

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