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Washington, D.C. 20549









Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 23, 2023


Capitalworks Emerging Markets Acquisition Corp

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)


Cayman Islands   001-41108   98-1598114
(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)
  (Commission File Number)   (IRS Employer
Identification No.)


1345 Avenue of the Americas, 11th Floor

New York, New York 10105

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)


Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (202) 320-4822


Not Applicable

(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:


¨ Written communications 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-commencement 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 Symbol(s)   Name of each exchange on
which registered
Units, each consisting of one Class A ordinary share, par value $0.0001 per share, and one-half of one redeemable warrant   CMCAU   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share   CMCA   The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC
Redeemable warrants, each whole warrant exercisable for one Class A ordinary share at an exercise price of $11.50 per share   CMCAW   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 x


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 3.02 Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities.


On May 23, 2023, Capitalworks Emerging Markets Acquisition Corp (the “Company”) issued an aggregate of 5,749,999 Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Class A Ordinary Shares”), to CEMAC Sponsor LP, the sponsor of the Company (the “Sponsor”), upon the conversion (the “Conversion”) of an equal number of the Company’s Class B ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share (“Class B Ordinary Shares”), held by the Sponsor.


The 5,749,999 Class A Ordinary Shares issued in connection with the Conversion are subject to the same restrictions as applied to the Class B Ordinary Shares before the Conversion, including, among other things, certain transfer restrictions, waiver of redemption rights and the obligation to vote in favor of an initial business combination as described in the prospectus for the Company’s initial public offering.


The issuance of the Class A Ordinary Shares upon the Conversion has not been registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, in reliance on the exemption from registration provided by Section 3(a)(9) thereof.


Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.


The disclosure set forth above in Item 3.02 of this Current Report on Form 8-K is incorporated by reference in this Item 7.01.







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.


  Capitalworks Emerging Markets Acquisition Corp
Date: May 26, 2023 By: /s/ Roberta Brzezinski
    Name: Roberta Brzezinski
    Title: Chief Executive Officer