CFGI’s Capital Markets team assisted Barkbox, Inc. (“BARK”) (NYSE: BARK) with its SPAC merger with Northern Star Acquisition Corp. The transaction closed on June 1, 2021, and its shares of common stock and warrants started trading on the New York Stock Exchange on June 2, 2021, under the new ticker symbols “BARK” and “BARK WS,” respectively. In connection with the merger and related private placement, BARK received approximately $427 million in cash proceeds.
BARK is the world’s most dog-centric company, devoted to making dogs happy with the best products, services and content. BARK’s dog-obsessed team applies its unique, data-driven understanding of what makes each dog special to design playstyle-specific toys, wildly satisfying treats and wellness supplements, and dog-first experiences that foster the health and happiness of dogs everywhere. Founded in 2012, BARK loyally serves dogs nationwide with monthly subscription services, BarkBox and Super Chewer; a curated e-commerce experience on BarkShop.com; custom collections via its retail partner network, including Target and Amazon; wellness products that meet your dogs’ needs with BARK Bright; and a personalized meal delivery service for dogs, BARK Eats. At BARK, we want to be the people our dogs think we are and promise to be their voice until every dog reaches its full tail-wagging potential. Sniff around at bark.co for more information.
The CFGI team was led by April Coleman (Capital Markets).
For further information on the offering, please read BARK’s press release.