Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. Reminds Shareholders To Vote In Favor Of Business Combination With Heliogen, Inc. | Nation / World


KENNESAW, Georgia – (BUSINESS WIRE) – December 9, 2021–

Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: ATHN) (“ATHN”), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, reminds its shareholders to vote in favor of the previously announced business combination (the “Business Combination” with Heliogen, Inc. . (“Heliogen”), an AI-driven, concentrated modular solar technology company focused on the decarbonization industry.

Shareholders who held ATHN common stock as of the close of business on November 23, 2021 (the “Record Date”) may vote for their shares. Shareholders on the date of registration continue to have the right to vote for their shares, whether or not they subsequently sold their shares and do not own those shares on the date on which they cast their vote.

ATHN’s extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to approve the pending business combination (the “Extraordinary General Meeting”) is scheduled for December 28, 2021 at 10:00 am Eastern Time. The Extraordinary General Meeting will take place virtually and will be accessible via a live webcast at https://www.cstproxy.com/athenatechnology/2021.

Additional information on how registered shareholders can vote for their shares can be found at: https://www.athena1.com/athn-vote.

The vote of each shareholder is important, regardless of the number of shares held.Accordingly, all ATHN shareholders who held shares on the registration date and who had not yet voted are encouraged to do so as soon as possible so that their votes are received by ATNH no later than 11:59 p.m. , Eastern Time, December 27, 2021. For the avoidance of doubt, ATHN shareholders who owned shares on the date of registration and who subsequently sold some or all of their shares are ALWAYS entitled to to vote and are encouraged to do so.

The ATHN Board of Directors recommends that you vote “FOR” the business combination with Heliogen and “FOR” all related proposals described in the proxy statement / final prospectus (the “Statement of proxy”) filed by ATHN with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on December 3, 2021.

These are the two easiest and fastest ways to vote – and they’re both free:

  • Vote online (highly recommended): Follow the instructions provided on the proxy card mailed to you, if you are a registered holder, or provided by your broker, bank or other nominee on the voting instruction form mailed (or sent to you). by email), if you hold your shares “in the name of the street”. To vote online, you will need your voting control number, which can be found on your proxy card or on the voting instruction form provided by your broker, bank or other nominee. Votes submitted electronically over the Internet must be received no later than 11:59 pm Eastern Time on December 27, 2021. However, if you hold your shares through a broker, bank or another nominee, they may have an earlier deadline to receive your vote. .
  • Vote in the Assembly: follow the instructions provided by your broker, bank or other nominee on the voting instruction form mailed (or emailed) to you. If you plan to attend the Special Meeting online, you will need your 12-digit Voting Control Number to electronically vote at the Special Meeting. You can find your control number and the special meeting address on your proxy card or on the voting instruction form provided by your brokers, bank or nominee.

In addition, you can also vote by mail:

  • Vote by mail: follow the instructions provided by your broker, bank or other nominee on the proxy card mailed to you, if you are a registered holder, or on the voting instruction form mailed to you or by email. You will need your voting control number which is included on the voting instruction form that will be mailed or emailed to you in order to vote by mail. Please be sure to (1) mark, sign and date your voting instruction form, (2) fold and return your voting instruction form in the postage-paid envelope provided with your proxy document, and (3) mail your voting instruction form to be received by 10 a.m. Eastern Time on December 28, 2021

YOUR CONTROL NUMBER IS ON YOUR VOTING INSTRUCTION FORM. If you have not received or misplaced your voting instruction form, contact your bank, broker or other nominee to obtain your control number in order to vote. A bank, broker or other nominee is a person or company who acts as an intermediary between an investor and the stock market and who can help you exercise the voting rights attached to your shares.

If an individual ATHN shareholder, who held shares on the vote recording date of November 23, 2021, does not receive the proxy statement, that shareholder must (i) confirm the status of his proxy statement with his broker, (ii) contact Morrow Sodali LLC. , ATHN’s attorney, for assistance by emailing [email protected] or toll free at (800) 662-5200 and banks and brokers can call Morrow Sodali at (203) 658-9400, or (iii) contact ATHN by mail at Athena Technology Acquisition Corp., 125 Townpark Drive, Suite 300, Kennesaw, GA 30144.

Caution regarding forward-looking statements

This communication does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and there will be no sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be illegal before. registration or qualification under the securities laws of such jurisdiction.

Additional information and where to find it

In connection with the proposed business combination, Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. (“Athena”) has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) a registration statement on Form S-4 which has been declared effective by the SEC, which includes a prospectus from Athena relating to the securities at issue in connection with the business combination with Heliogen, Inc. (“Heliogen”) and a definitive proxy circular from Athena relating to the special meeting. The proxy circular / combined prospectus relating to the proposed business combination will be sent to Athena shareholders on or about December 6, 2021. This press release does not contain all the information that should be taken into account regarding the proposed business combination and is not intended to form the basis of any investment decision or any other decision relating to the business combination. The proposed business combination and related transactions will be submitted to Athena shareholders for review. Athena shareholders and other interested persons are advised to read the proxy circular / final prospectus and other documents filed in connection with Athena’s proxy solicitation for its special meeting of shareholders to be held to approve , among others, the proposed business combination and related transactions. because these documents contain important information about Heliogen, Athena and the proposed business combination and related transactions. The proxy circular / final prospectus and other documents relevant to the proposed business combination will be mailed to Athena shareholders as of November 23, 2021. Shareholders can also obtain a copy of the proxy circular / of the preliminary or final prospectus, once available, together with other documents filed with the SEC by Athena, free of charge, on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or by directing a request to Phyllis Newhouse, President and CEO, Athena Technology Acquisition Corp., 125 Townpark Drive, Suite 300, Kennesaw, GA 30144, or by phone at (970) 924-0446.

Participants in the call for tenders

Athena, Heliogen and their respective directors and officers and others may be considered participants in the proxy solicitations from Athena shareholders with respect to the proposed business combination and related transactions. Information regarding the directors and officers of Athena is available in its registration statement on Form S-1 and the accompanying prospectus filed with the SEC on March 3, 2021. Additional Information Regarding the Participants of the Solicitation and a description of their interests are contained in the proxy circular / final prospectus relating to the proposed business combination and related transactions, and which may be obtained free of charge from the sources indicated above.

No offer or solicitation

This communication does not constitute a solicitation of any proxy, consent or authorization with respect to any security or with respect to the proposed transaction. This communication also does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and there will be no sale of securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be. illegal before registration or qualification. under the securities laws of such a jurisdiction.

About Athena Technology Acquisition Corp.

Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. is a wholly female-led, special-purpose acquisition company whose business objective is to effect a merger, stock exchange, asset acquisition, share purchase, reorganization or combination of similar business with one or more companies in the technology, direct- consumer and fintech industries.

About Heliogen

Heliogen is a renewable energy technology company focused on eliminating the need for fossil fuels in heavy industry and creating a sustainable future. The company’s modular, AI-enabled concentrated solar technology aims to cost-effectively deliver carbon-free energy nearly 24/7 in the form of heat, electricity or fuel to the large-scale green hydrogen – for the first time in history. Heliogen was established at Idealab, the leading technology incubator founded by Bill Gross in 1996. For more information on Heliogen, please visit heliogen.com.

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CONTACT: Athena Technology Acquisition Corp. Contacts For the media:

Berns Communication Group

[email protected]

(973) 727-8400

(917) 922-4435 Heliogen Contacts For media:

[email protected] For investors:

Caldwell Bailey

ICR, Inc.

[email protected]

KEYWORD: GEORGIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENVIRONMENT TECHNOLOGY FINANCE OTHER TECHNOLOGIES PROFESSIONAL SERVICES SOFTWARE ALTERNATIVE ENERGY ENERGY EQUIPMENT

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