ATHLON ACQUISITION CORP.
CONTINENTAL STOCK TRANSFER & TRUST COMPANY
Dated , 2021
THIS WARRANT AGREEMENT (this Agreement), dated , 2021, is by and between Athlon Acquisition Corp., a Delaware corporation (the Company), and Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, a New York corporation, as warrant agent (in such capacity, the Warrant Agent).
WHEREAS, it is proposed that the Company enter into that certain Private Placement Warrants Purchase Agreement, with AAC HoldCo, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (the Sponsor) pursuant to which the Sponsor will purchase an aggregate of 6,000,000 warrants (or up to 6,600,000 warrants if the underwriters in the Offering (defined below) exercise their Over-allotment Option (as defined below) in full) simultaneously with the closing of the Offering (and the closing of the Over-allotment Option, if applicable), bearing the legend set forth in Exhibit B hereto (the Private Placement Warrants) at a purchase price of $1.00 per Private Placement Warrant. Each Private Placement Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one share of Common Stock (as defined below) at a price of $11.50 per share, subject to adjustment as described herein; and
WHEREAS, in order to finance the Companys transaction costs in connection with an intended initial merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization or similar business combination, involving the Company and one or more businesses (a Business Combination), the Sponsor or an affiliate of the Sponsor or certain of the Companys officers and directors may, but are not obligated to, loan the Company funds as the Company may require, of which up to $1,500,000 of such loans may be convertible into up to an additional 1,500,000 Private Placement Warrants at a price of $1.00 per Private Placement Warrant; and
WHEREAS, the Company is engaged in an initial public offering (the Offering) of units of the Companys equity securities, each such unit comprised of one share of Class A common stock of the Company, par value $0.0001 per share (Common Stock), and one-half of one Public Warrant (as defined below) (the Units) and, in connection therewith, has determined to issue and deliver up to [11,500,000] redeemable warrants (including up to [1,500,000] redeemable warrants subject to the Over-allotment Option) to public investors in the Offering (the Public Warrants and, together with the Private Placement Warrants, the Warrants). Each whole Warrant entitles the holder thereof to purchase one share of Common Stock for $11.50 per share, subject to adjustment as described herein. Only whole Warrants are exercisable. A holder of the Public Warrants will not be able to exercise any fraction of a Warrant; and
WHEREAS, the Company has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the Commission) a registration statement on Form S-1, File No. 333-[ ] and prospectus (the Prospectus), for the registration, under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Securities Act), of the Units, the Public Warrants and the Common Stock included in the Units; and
WHEREAS, the Company desires the Warrant Agent to act on behalf of the Company, and the Warrant Agent is willing to so act, in connection with the issuance, registration, transfer, exchange, redemption and exercise of the Warrants; and
WHEREAS, the Company desires to provide for the form and provisions of the Warrants, the terms upon which they shall be issued and exercised, and the respective rights, limitation of rights, and immunities of the Company, the Warrant Agent and the holders of the Warrants; and
WHEREAS, all acts and things have been done and performed which are necessary to make the Warrants, when executed on behalf of the Company and countersigned by or on behalf of the Warrant Agent (if a physical