Item 8.01 Other Events.

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On December 14, 2018, Stellar Acquisition III Inc. (the “Company” or “Stellar”) issued a press release (the “PressRelease”) announcing the adjournment of the special meeting of its shareholders to 10:00 a.m. ET on December 21, 2018 for the consideration of all proposals included in its definitive proxy statement/prospectus filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on November 14, 2018 in relation to the Company’s proposed business combination (the “Business Combination”) with Phunware Inc. (“Phunware”) other than the Director Election Proposal (as defined therein) that was previously voted on by the Company’s shareholders at the special meeting in lieu of annual meeting held on November 30, 2018.

A copy of the Press Release issued by the Company is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated by reference into this Item 8.01.

Additional Information

In connection with the proposed Business Combination, Stellar has filed a definitive proxy statement/prospectus and mailed the definitive proxy statement/prospectus and other relevant documents to its shareholders. Investors and security holders of Stellar are advised to read the definitive proxy statement/prospectus in connection with Stellar’s solicitation of proxies for its special meeting of shareholders to be held to approve the proposed Business Combination because the proxy statement/prospectus contains important information about the proposed Business Combination and the parties thereto. Shareholders will also be able to obtain copies of the definitive proxy statement/prospectus, without charge, once available, at thewebsite of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) at or by directing a request to: Stellar Acquisition III Inc., 90 Kifissias Avenue, Maroussi Athens, Greece.

Participants in the Solicitation

Stellar and Phunware and their respective directors, executive officers, other members of management, and employees, under rules of the SEC, may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies of Stellar’s shareholders in connection with the proposed transaction. Investors and security holders may obtain more detailed information regarding the names and interests in the proposed transaction of Stellar’s directors and officers in Stellar’s filings with the SEC, including Stellar’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 filed with the SEC on August 18, 2016, Stellar’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year-ended November 30, 2017 filed with the SEC on February 2, 2018, and the definitive proxy statement/prospectus of Stellar for the proposed Business Combination filed with the SEC on November 14, 2018.

Forward Looking Statements

Certain statements made herein are not historical facts but are forward-looking statements for purposes of the safe harbor provisions under The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements generally are accompanied by words such as “may”, “should”, “would”, “plan”, “intend”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “estimate”, “predict”, “potential”, “seem”, “seek”, “continue”, “future”, “will”, “expect”, “outlook” or other similar words, phrases or expressions. These forward-looking statements include statements regarding Stellar’s and Phunware’s industry, future events, the proposed transaction between the parties to the Merger Agreement, the estimated or anticipated future results and benefits of the combined company following the transaction, including the likelihood and ability of the parties to successfully consummate the proposed transaction, future opportunities for the combined company, and other statements that are not historical facts. These statements are based on the current expectations of Stellar’s management and are not predictions of actual performance. These statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties regarding the businesses of Stellar and Phunware and the transaction, and actual results may differ materially. These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, changes in the business environment in which Stellar or Phunware operates, including inflation and interest rates, and general financial, economic, regulatory and political conditions affecting the industry in which Stellar or Phunware operates; changes in taxes, governmental laws, and regulations; competitive product and pricing activity; difficulties of managing growth profitably; the loss of one or more members of Stellar’s or Phunware’s management teams; the inability of the parties to successfully or timely consummate the proposed transaction, including the risk that any required regulatory approvals are not obtained, are delayed or are subject to unanticipated conditions that could adversely affect the combined company or the expected benefits of the transaction or that the approval of the shareholders of Stellar or Phunware are not obtained; failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the transaction, including as a result of a delay in consummating the transaction or a delay or difficulty in integrating the businesses of Stellar and Phunware; uncertainty as to the long-term value of Stellar’s common stock; those discussed in the Stellar’s Annual Reports on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q and other documents of Stellar on file with the SEC or in the definitive proxy statement/prospectus filed with the SEC by Stellar in connection with the shareholder meeting to approve the proposed Business Combination. There may be additional risks that Stellar presently does not know or that Stellar currently believes are immaterial that could also cause actual results to differ from those contained in the forward-looking statements. In addition, forward-looking statements provide Stellar’s expectations, plans or forecasts of future events and views as of the date of this communication. Stellar anticipates that subsequent events and developments will cause Stellar’s assessments to change. However, while Stellar may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, Stellar specifically disclaims any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing Stellar’s assessments as of any date subsequent to the date of this communication.

Item 8.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits



99.1 Press Release, dated December 14, 2018

Stellar Acquisition III Inc. Exhibit
EX-99.1 2 f8k122118ex99-1_stellaracq.htm PRESS RELEASE,…
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