UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the
Securities Exchange Act of 1934

 

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 23, 2021

Longview Acquisition Corp.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

Delaware   001-39292   84-4618156
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission
File Number)
  (IRS Employer
Identification No.)

 

767 Fifth Avenue, 44th Floor

New York, NY 10153

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

 

Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (212) 812-4700

 

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

 

x Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

¨ Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

¨ Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c)) 

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

 

Title of each class   Trading Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on which
registered
Units, each consisting of one share of Class A common stock, $0.0001 par value, and one-third of one redeemable warrant   LGVW.U   The New York Stock Exchange LLC
Shares of Class A common stock included as part of the units   LGVW   The New York Stock Exchange LLC
Redeemable warrants included as part of the units, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Class A common stock at an exercise price of $11.50   LGVW WS   The New York Stock Exchange LLC

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (§230.405 of this chapter) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (§240.12b-2 of this chapter).

 

Emerging growth company x

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act. ¨

 

 

 

 

 

Item 8.01. Other Events.

 

On January 25, 2021, Butterfly Network, Inc. (“Butterfly”) issued a press release announcing the resignation of its current chief executive officer and director, Laurent Faracci, and the appointment of Todd Fruchterman as president, chief executive officer and director. A copy of Butterfly’s release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

 

Important Information about the Business Combination and Where to Find It

 

In connection with the proposed business combination between Longview Acquisition Corp. (“Longview”) and Butterfly Network, Inc. (the “Business Combination”), Longview has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4 (the “Registration Statement”), which includes a preliminary proxy statement/prospectus and, as amended, will include a definitive proxy statement/prospectus, and certain other related documents, which will be both the proxy statement to be distributed to holders of shares of Longview’s common stock in connection with Longview’s solicitation of proxies for the vote by Longview’s stockholders with respect to the Business Combination and other matters as may be described in the Registration Statement, as well as the prospectus relating to the offer and sale of the securities of Longview to be issued in the Business Combination. Longview’s stockholders and other interested persons are advised to read the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus included in the Registration Statement and the amendments thereto and the definitive proxy statement/prospectus when available, as well as other documents filed with the SEC in connection with the proposed Business Combination, as these materials will contain important information about the parties to the Business Combination Agreement, Longview and the proposed Business Combination. After the Registration Statement is declared effective, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant materials for the proposed Business Combination will be mailed to stockholders of Longview as of January 15, 2021, the record date established for voting on the proposed Business Combination, and other matters as may be described in the Registration Statement. Stockholders will also be able to obtain copies of the preliminary proxy statement/prospectus, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus, and other documents filed with the SEC that will be incorporated by reference therein, without charge, once available, at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov, or by directing a request to: Longview Acquisition Corp., 767 Fifth Avenue, 44th Floor, New York, NY 10153, Attention: Mark Horowitz, Chief Financial Officer or to info@longviewacquisition.com.

 

Participants in the Solicitation

 

Longview and its directors and executive officers may be deemed participants in the solicitation of proxies from Longview’s stockholders with respect to the Business Combination. A list of the names of those directors and executive officers and a description of their interests in Longview is contained in the Registration Statement for the Business Combination, and will be available free of charge at the SEC’s web site at www.sec.gov, or by directing a request to Longview Acquisition Corp., 767 Fifth Avenue, 44th Floor, New York, NY 10153, Attention: Mark Horowitz, Chief Financial Officer or to info@longviewacquisition.com. Additional information regarding the interests of such participants is contained in the Registration Statement.

 

Butterfly and its directors and executive officers may also be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the stockholders of Longview in connection with the Business Combination. A list of the names of such directors and executive officers and information regarding their interests in the Business Combination is contained in the Registration Statement.

 

No Offer or Solicitation

 

This Current Report on Form 8-K shall not constitute a solicitation of a proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any securities or in respect of the Business Combination. This Current Report on Form 8-K shall also not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any states or jurisdictions in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. No offering of securities shall be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Section 10 of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended.

 

 

 

 

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibit.

 

Exhibit No.   Description
99.1   Press Release Dated January 25, 2021

 

The exhibits to this Current Report on Form 8-K may contain hypertext links to information on our website or other parties’ websites. The information on our website and other parties’ websites is not incorporated by reference into this Current Report on Form 8-K and does not constitute a part of this Form 8-K.

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURES

 

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.

 

  Longview Acquisition Corp.
   
Date: January 25, 2021 By: /s/ Mark Horowitz
    Name: Mark Horowitz
    Title: Chief Financial Officer