Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corp., a special purpose acquisition company, today announced that its shareholders have voted to approve the previously announced business combination with Wheels Up Partners Holdings LLC (“Wheels Up”), the leading brand in private aviation.
At the extraordinary general meeting of Aspirational shareholders held today, approximately 93.6% of the votes cast, representing approximately 63.3% of holders of Aspirational’s outstanding shares, approved the proposed business combination with Wheels Up.
Subject to the satisfaction of certain other closing conditions, the business combination is expected to close on July 13, 2021, after which Wheels Up’s Class A common stock and warrants will be listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbols “UP” and “UP WS”, respectively, and ASPL will be renamed “Wheels Up Experience Inc.”
About Aspirational Consumer Lifestyle Corp.
Launched in September 2020, Aspirational is a partnership of experienced consumer investors and former LVMH operating executives alongside L Catterton, the largest global consumer-focused private equity firm, as a minority partner. Aspirational identifies and invests in innovative, premium lifestyle brands which offer consumers aspirational experiences, products and services. To learn more about Aspirational, visit www.aspconsumer.com.
About Wheels Up
Wheels Up is a leading provider of private aviation services in the U.S. through a fleet of owned, managed, and third-party planes. Its mission is to connect flyers to private aircraft – and one another – to deliver exceptional, personalized experiences. The Company has approximately 11,000 active users and is headquartered in New York.
For more information, please visit www.wheelsup.com.