3D metal printing never looked so cool…

Desktop Metal is a leader in mass production and turnkey additive manufacturing solutions, offering the fastest metal 3D printing technology in the market. The most recent $160 million Series E round was led by Koch Disruptive Technologies (KDT) and follows $180 million raised for Series D. The terms surrounding the Series E include pari passu liquidation preference with all other preferred, and conventional convertible meaning they will not participate with common stock if there are remaining proceeds. The most recent price per share is $10.0211, an up round from Series D at $8.5656. Most recently, Desktop Metal is getting ready to become publicly listed “…in order to accelerate its growth trajectory within the rapidly growing additive manufacturing market and capitalize on the strong secular tailwinds supporting the reshoring of manufacturing and supply chain flexibility” .

The Company has signed a definitive business combination agreement with Trine Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: TRNE), a special purpose acquisition company led by Leo Hindery, Jr., and HPS Investment Partners, a global credit investment firm with over $60 billion in assets under management. Upon closing of the transaction, the combined operating company will be named Desktop Metal, Inc. and will continue to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade under the ticker symbol “DM.”

 

All significant Desktop Metal shareholders including, Lux Capital, NEA, Kleiner Perkins, Ford Motor Company, GV (formerly Google Ventures), and Koch Disruptive Technologies will retain their equity holdings through Desktop Metal’s transition into the publicly listed company.

 

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