NEW YORK, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Stock Exchange(R) (Amex(R)) today lists the units of Highlands Acquisition Corp. under the ticker symbol HIA.U. The offering size is 12M units at $10.00 per unit for gross proceeds of $120M (excluding the underwriters' over-allotment option). One unit equals one share of common stock and one warrant. Initially, the units will be the only security trading. Citigroup Global Markets, Inc. is lead underwriter with Wm Smith & Co. as co-manager.
Highlands Acquisition Corp. is a newly organized company formed for the purpose of acquiring, or acquiring control of, through a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination one or more businesses or assets. The Company's efforts in identifying a prospective target business will not be limited to a particular industry, but the Company initially intends to target the healthcare industry.
"We are pleased to welcome Highlands Acquisition Corp. to the American Stock Exchange," said Neal Wolkoff, Chairman and CEO of Amex. "The Amex looks forward to supporting Highlands as it seeks to convey its value proposition to a greater number of investors."
The specialist in Highland Acquisition Corp. will be Cohen Specialists LLC. For further information on HIA.U and other Amex-listed companies, please visit http://www.amex.com.
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