SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of report (Date of earliest event reported): March 10, 2023
SONDER HOLDINGS INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
|101 15th Street|
|(Address of principal executive offices)||(Zip Code)|
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)
(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|
Name of each exchange
on which registered
|Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share||SOND||The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC|
|Warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one share of Common Stock at an exercise price of $11.50 per share||SONDW||The Nasdaq Stock Market 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 ☒
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 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure
On March 10, 2023, Sonder Holdings Inc. (the “Company”) issued a statement regarding Silicon Valley Bank.
The information in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.1 attached hereto, is being furnished and shall not be deemed “filed” for the purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the “Exchange Act”), or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that Section, nor shall such information be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act, except as shall be expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
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 thereunto duly authorized.
|Sonder Holdings Inc.|
Date: March 10, 2023
|By:||/s/ Phil Rothenberg|
|Title:||General Counsel and Secretary|
Sonder Holdings Inc. Issues Statement Regarding Silicon Valley Bank
SAN FRANCISCO, March 10, 2023 - Sonder Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: SOND; the “Company” or “Sonder”), a leading next-generation hospitality company that is redefining the guest experience through technology and design, issued a statement regarding Silicon Valley Bank.
The Company had $289 million of cash and restricted cash as of December 31, 2022, over half of which is held in a AAA-rated BlackRock money market fund. As of March 9, 2023, the Company had approximately $2 million in an operating cash account and approximately $20 million in deposit accounts with Silicon Valley Bank (SVB).
Sonder also holds a $60 million line of credit facility with SVB issued in the ordinary course of business for the benefit of property owners and other counterparties, of which $13 million is currently utilized in the form of letters of credit.
We continue to actively monitor the evolving situation with SVB and will take appropriate actions as needed.
About Sonder Holdings Inc.
Sonder (NASDAQ: SOND) is revolutionizing hospitality through innovative, tech-enabled service and inspiring, thoughtfully designed accommodations combined into one seamless experience. Launched in 2014 and headquartered in San Francisco, Sonder provides a variety of accommodation options — from spacious rooms to fully-equipped suites and apartments — found in over 40 markets spanning ten countries and three continents. The Sonder app gives guests full control over their stay. Complete with self-service features, simple check-in and 24/7 on-the-ground support, amenities and services at Sonder are just a tap away, making a world of better stays open to all.
To learn more, visit www.sonder.com or follow Sonder on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.
Download the Sonder app on Apple or Google Play.