Form 425 Vacasa, Inc. Filed by: TPG Pace Solutions Corp.

November 29, 2021 6:02 AM EST

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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): November 26, 2021

 

 

 

TPG PACE SOLUTIONS CORP.

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

 

 

 

Cayman Islands   001-40319   98-1574632

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

 

(Commission

File Number)

 

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

   

301 Commerce St., Suite 3300

Fort Worth, TX

  76102
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip Code)

 

(212) 405-8458

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

 

 

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

 

x Written communication 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-commencements 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

symbols

 

Name of each exchange

on which registered

Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share   TPGS   The New York Stock Exchange

 

x 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).

 

¨ 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 3.01 Notice of Delisting or Failure to Satisfy a Continued Listing Rule or Standard; Transfer of Listing.

 

On November 26, 2021, TPG Pace Solutions Corp., an exempted company incorporated in the Cayman Islands (“TPG Pace Solutions” or the “Company”) provided written notice to the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) of its intention to voluntarily withdraw the listing of its Class A ordinary shares from the NYSE and that, following the completion of its previously announced business combination (the “Business Combination”) with Vacasa Holdings LLC (“Vacasa”), it expects the Class A common stock of the surviving company, Vacasa, Inc. (“NewCo”), to be listed on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (the “Nasdaq”). The shares of Class A common stock of NewCo are expected to commence trading on the Nasdaq the day after the closing of the Business Combination under the symbol “VCSA.”

 

The Nasdaq listing and NYSE delisting are subject to the closing of the Business Combination and fulfillment of all Nasdaq listing requirements. The closing of the Business Combination is subject to the approval of the Company’s shareholders and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.

 

Item 8.01 Other Items.

 

On November 26, 2021, the Company issued a press release with respect to the Business Combination between TPG Pace Solutions and Vacasa. A copy of the press release is included as Exhibit 99.1 to this Current Report on Form 8-K.

 

Additional Information About the Proposed Transaction and Where to Find It

 

This communication is being made in connection with the Business Combination involving Vacasa and TPG Pace Solutions. In connection with the proposed transaction, NewCo has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4, which has become effective. TPG Pace Solutions urges investors, shareholders and other interested persons to read the definitive proxy statement/prospectus as well as other documents filed with the SEC because these documents will contain important information about TPG Pace Solutions, Vacasa, NewCo and the business combination. Shareholders will be able to obtain a copy of the definitive proxy statement/prospectus, without charge, by directing a request to: TPG Pace Solutions, 301 Commerce St., Suite 3300, Fort Worth, TX 76102. The definitive proxy statement/prospectus, can also be obtained, without charge, at the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov). 

 

INVESTMENT IN ANY SECURITIES DESCRIBED HEREIN HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED OR DISAPPROVED BY THE SEC OR ANY OTHER REGULATORY AUTHORITY NOR HAS ANY AUTHORITY PASSED UPON OR ENDORSED THE MERITS OF THE OFFERING OR THE ACCURACY OR ADEQUACY OF THE INFORMATION CONTAINED HEREIN. ANY REPRESENTATION TO THE CONTRARY IS A CRIMINAL OFFENSE.

 

 

 

 

Participants in the Solicitation

 

TPG Pace Solutions, NewCo, Vacasa, and their respective directors and executive officers may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the shareholders of TPG Pace Solutions in connection with the proposed business combination. Investors and security holders may obtain more detailed information regarding the names, affiliations, and interests of certain of TPG Pace Solutions’ executive officers and directors in the solicitation by reading TPG Pace Solutions’ initial public offering prospectus, which was filed with the SEC on April 9, 2021, the definitive proxy statement/prospectus relating to the business combination, which was filed with the SEC on November 10, 2021, and other relevant materials filed with the SEC in connection with the business combination when they become available. Other information concerning the interests of participants in the solicitation, which may, in some cases, be different than those of their shareholders generally, is set forth in the definitive proxy statement/prospectus relating to the business combination. Shareholders, potential investors, and other interested persons should read the definitive proxy statement/prospectus carefully before making any voting or investment decisions. Copies of these documents may be obtained for free from the sources indicated above.

 

No Offer or Solicitation

 

This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, or a solicitation of any vote or approval, nor shall there be any sale of securities in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction.

 

No Assurances

 

There can be no assurance that the transactions described herein will be completed, nor can there be any assurance, if such transactions are completed, that the potential benefits of combining the companies will be realized. The description of the transactions contained herein is only a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the definitive agreements relating to the transactions, copies of which have been filed as exhibits to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by TPG Pace Solutions with the SEC on August 3, 2021.

 

Trademarks

 

This communication contains trademarks, service marks, trade names and copyrights of Vacasa, TPG Pace Solutions and other companies, which are the property of their respective owners.

  

Forward-Looking Statements

 

Certain statements made in this communication are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “estimate”, “plan”, “outlook”, and “project” and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. These forward-looking statements reflect the current analysis of existing information and are subject to various risks and uncertainties. As a result, caution must be exercised in relying on forward-looking statements. Due to known and unknown risks, actual results may differ materially from TPG Pace Solutions’ or Vacasa’s expectations or projections. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these forward-looking statements: (i) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the definitive agreement for the business combination between TPG Pace Solutions and Vacasa (the “Business Combination Agreement”); (ii) the ability of the combined company to meet listing standards following the transaction and in connection with the consummation thereof; (iii) the inability to complete the transactions contemplated by the Business Combination Agreement due to the failure to obtain approval of the shareholders of TPG Pace Solutions or other reasons; (iv) the failure to meet the minimum cash requirements of the Business Combination Agreement due to TPG Pace Solutions shareholders’ redemptions and one or more defaults by the investors in the private placement that is being undertaken in connection with the business combination, and failing to obtain replacement financing; (v) costs related to the proposed transaction; (vi) changes in applicable laws or regulations; (vii) the ability of the combined company to meet its financial and strategic goals, due to, among other things, competition, the ability of the combined company to pursue a growth strategy and manage growth profitability; (viii) the possibility that the combined company may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors; (ix) the continuing or new effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on TPG Pace Solutions and Vacasa and their ability to consummate the transaction; and (x) other risks and uncertainties described herein, as well as those risks and uncertainties discussed from time to time in other reports and other public filings with the SEC by TPG Pace Solutions and NewCo.

 

 

 

 

Additional information concerning these and other factors that may impact TPG Pace Solutions’ and Vacasa’s expectations and projections can be found in TPG Pace Solutions’ and NewCo’s periodic filings with the SEC and in the definitive proxy statement/prospectus filed with the SEC by NewCo. TPG Pace Solutions’ and NewCo’s SEC filings are available publicly on the SEC's website at www.sec.gov.

 

The foregoing list of factors is not exclusive. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Neither TPG Pace Solutions nor Vacasa undertakes or accepts any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, subject to applicable law.

 

Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

(d) Exhibits.

 

Exhibit
No.
  Description
99.1   Press release dated November 26, 2021
     
104   Cover Page Interactive Data File (the cover page tags are embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

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.

 

  TPG PACE SOLUTIONS CORP.
     
  By: /s/ Eduardo Tamraz
    Name: Eduardo Tamraz
    Title: President

 

Date: November 26, 2021

 

 

 

 

Exhibit 99.1

 

 

 

TPG Pace Solutions Corp. Announces Delisting from NYSE in Connection with Closing of Vacasa Business Combination

 

-- The business combination is anticipated to close on December 6, 2021, subject to shareholder approval and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.

 

-- Vacasa, Inc. will be the surviving company following the business combination and its Class A common stock is expected to trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC under the ticker symbol “VCSA” beginning on December 7, 2021.

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. November 26, 2021 -- TPG Pace Solutions Corp. (“TPG Pace Solutions”) (NYSE: TPGS), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, announced that, in connection with the closing of the previously announced business combination with Vacasa Holdings LLC, expected to occur on December 6, 2021, it intends to delist from the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”), following which the shares of Class A common stock of Vacasa, Inc., the surviving company, are expected to trade on The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) under the ticker symbol “VCSA” beginning on December 7, 2021. The Nasdaq listing and NYSE delisting are subject to the closing of the business combination and fulfillment of all Nasdaq listing requirements. The closing of the business combination is subject to the approval of TPG Pace Solutions shareholders and the satisfaction of other customary closing conditions.

 

About Vacasa

 

Vacasa is the leading vacation rental management platform in North America, transforming the vacation rental experience from inefficient and inconsistent, to reliable and technology-forward. Vacasa’s integrated technology and operations helps optimize vacation home care and income for homeowners, offers guests a seamless and consistent stay, and provides distribution partners with highly valuable vacation rental supply. The Company’s marketplace enables guests to search, discover and book properties on Vacasa.com and the Vacasa Guest App, as well as 100+ channel partners, including Airbnb, Booking.com and Vrbo.

 

Vacasa helps homeowners drive significant incremental income on one of their most valuable assets and turn their vacation homes into high-performing vacation rentals. Guests staying in Vacasa-listed properties in over 400 destinations across North America, Belize and Costa Rica, benefit from the peace of mind that their experience will meet high standards of safety, cleanliness, comfort and support.

 

For more information, visit https://www.vacasa.com/press.

 

About TPG

 

TPG is a leading global alternative asset firm founded in San Francisco in 1992 with $108 billion of assets under management and investment and operational teams in 12 offices globally. TPG invests across five multi-product platforms: Capital, Growth, Impact, Real Estate, and Market Solutions. TPG aims to build dynamic products and options for its clients while also instituting discipline and operational excellence across the investment strategy and performance of its portfolio. For more information, visit www.tpg.com or @TPG on Twitter.

 

 

 

 

 

About TPG Pace Group and TPG Pace Solutions

 

TPG Pace Group is TPG’s dedicated permanent capital platform. TPG Pace Group has a long-term, patient and highly flexible investor base, allowing it to seek compelling opportunities that will thrive in the public markets. TPG Pace Group has sponsored seven SPACs and raised more than $4.4 billion since 2015.

 

TPG Pace Solutions is a publicly listed (NYSE: TPGS) special purpose acquisition company, which raised approximately $285 million in order to seek an acquisition with a company in an industry that complements the experience and expertise of the TPG management team and TPG. For more information, visit https://www.tpg.com/pace-solutions.

 

No Offer or Solicitation

 

This press release does not constitute a solicitation of a proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any securities or in respect of the proposed business combination. This press release also does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, nor will there be any sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction 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 will be made except by means of a prospectus meeting the requirements of Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or an exemption therefrom.

 

No Assurances

 

There can be no assurance that the transactions described herein will be completed, nor can there be any assurance, if such transactions are completed, that the potential benefits of combining the companies will be realized. The description of the transactions contained herein is only a summary and is qualified in its entirety by reference to the definitive agreements relating to the transactions, copies of which have been filed as exhibits to the Current Report on Form 8-K filed by TPG Pace Solutions with the SEC on August 3, 2021.

 

Trademarks

 

This communication contains trademarks, service marks, trade names and copyrights of Vacasa, TPG Pace Solutions and other companies, which are the property of their respective owners.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Forward-Looking Statements

 

Certain statements made in this communication are “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements may be identified by the use of words such as “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “estimate”, “plan”, “outlook”, and “project” and other similar expressions that predict or indicate future events or trends or that are not statements of historical matters. These forward-looking statements reflect the current analysis of existing information and are subject to various risks and uncertainties. As a result, caution must be exercised in relying on forward-looking statements. Due to known and unknown risks, actual results may differ materially from TPG Pace Solutions’ or Vacasa’s expectations or projections. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in these forward- looking statements: (i) the occurrence of any event, change or other circumstances that could give rise to the termination of the definitive agreement for the business combination between TPG Pace Solutions and Vacasa (the “Business Combination Agreement”); (ii) the ability of the combined company to meet listing standards following the transaction and in connection with the consummation thereof; (iii) the inability to complete the transactions contemplated by the Business Combination Agreement due to the failure to obtain approval of the shareholders of TPG Pace Solutions or other reasons; (iv) the failure to meet the minimum cash requirements of the Business Combination Agreement due to TPG Pace Solutions shareholders’ redemptions and one or more defaults by the investors in the private placement that is being undertaken in connection with the business combination, and failing to obtain replacement financing; (v) costs related to the proposed transaction; (vi) changes in applicable laws or regulations; (vii) the ability of the combined company to meet its financial and strategic goals, due to, among other things, competition, the ability of the combined company to pursue a growth strategy and manage growth profitability; (viii) the possibility that the combined company may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors; (ix) the continuing or new effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on TPG Pace Solutions and Vacasa and their ability to consummate the transaction; and (x) other risks and uncertainties described herein, as well as those risks and uncertainties discussed from time to time in other reports and other public filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) by TPG Pace Solutions and NewCo.

 

Additional information concerning these and other factors that may impact TPG Pace Solutions’ and Vacasa’s expectations and projections can be found in TPG Pace Solutions’ and NewCo’s periodic filings with the SEC and in the definitive proxy statement/prospectus filed with the SEC by NewCo. TPG Pace Solutions’ and NewCo’s SEC filings are available publicly on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov.

 

The foregoing list of factors is not exclusive. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance upon any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. Neither TPG Pace Solutions nor Vacasa undertakes or accepts any obligation or undertaking to release publicly any updates or revisions to any forward-looking statements to reflect any change in its expectations or any change in events, conditions or circumstances on which any such statement is based, subject to applicable law.

 

Contacts:

 

For Vacasa:
Sarah Tatone
971-409-2061
[email protected]

 

For TPG / TPG Pace Solutions:
Luke Barrett and Julia Sottosanti
(415) 743-1550
[email protected]

 

 



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