SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): February 21, 2023
African Gold Acquisition Corporation
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
|(State or other jurisdiction of
incorporation or organization)
|(Commission File Number)||(I.R.S. Employer|
434 Mamaroneck Avenue
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (914) 815-2772
(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:
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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 Class A ordinary share and third-quarters of one Redeemable Warrant||AGAC.U||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share||AGAC||The New York Stock Exchange|
|Redeemable Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A ordinary share at an exercise price of $11.50||None|
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events.|
As previously disclosed in its preliminary proxy statement filed with the securities and exchange commission on February 13, 2023 (the “Preliminary Proxy Statement”), African Gold Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”) will hold an extraordinary general meeting (the “Shareholder Meeting”) to consider and vote upon the Extension Amendment Proposal and the Redemption Limitation Amendment Proposal (each as defined in the Preliminary Proxy Statement) and, if necessary, the Adjournment Proposal (as defined in the Preliminary Proxy Statement).
The Company intends to hold the Shareholder Meeting on March 2, 2023, at the offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP located at 601 Lexington Avenue, New York, New York 10022, and via a virtual meeting. If you are a holder of the Company’s Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 (the “Class A Ordinary Shares”) and you intend to seek redemption of your shares, you will need to deliver your Class A Ordinary Shares (either physically or electronically) to Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company prior to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on February 28, 2023 (two business days prior to the date of the Shareholder Meeting).
Shareholders may make such request by contacting our transfer agent, Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, at One State Street, 30th Floor, New York, New York 10004, Attn: Mark Zimkind (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
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.
Dated: February 21, 2023
|African Gold Acquisition Corporation|
/s/ Christopher Chadwick
|Title:||Chief Executive Officer|