Washington, D.C. 20549


Pursuant to Section 13 or Section 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):  February 27, 2023 (February 24, 2023)

(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Cayman Islands
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation)
(Commission File Number)
(I.R.S. Employer Identification No.)

51 Astor Place, 10th Floor

 New York, NY    10003
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)

(212) 284-2300
(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:

Title of each class
Name of each exchange
on which registered
Class A Ordinary Share $0.0001 Par Value
The Nasdaq Capital Market

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Item 8.01.
Other Events.
On February 10, 2023, ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp IV (“ARYA”) filed a definitive proxy statement (the “Extension Proxy Statement”) for a special meeting of its shareholders to be held on February 28, 2023 to consider and act upon a proposal to extend the date (the “Termination Date”) by which ARYA must complete an initial business combination (a “Business Combination”) from March 2, 2023 to June 2, 2023 (the “Articles Extension Date”) and to allow ARYA, without the need for another shareholder vote, to elect to extend the Termination Date to consummate a Business Combination on a monthly basis, up to nine times, by an additional one month each time after the Articles Extension Date, by resolution of ARYA’s board of directors, if requested by ARYA Sciences Holdings IV, a Cayman Islands exempted company. The Extension Proxy Statement was mailed to ARYA’s shareholders of record as of February 3, 2023. Shareholders may obtain a copy of the Extension Proxy Statement on the SEC’s website (www.sec.gov).
As set forth in the Extension Proxy Statement, the deadline by which ARYA public shareholders had to complete the procedures for electing to redeem their Class A ordinary shares, par value $0.0001 per share (the “Class A Shares”) was 5:00 p.m., Eastern Time, on February 24, 2023 (“Redemption Deadline”). The initial number of Class A Shares tendered for redemption prior to the Redemption Deadline was 11,959,169. The deadline for public shareholders to withdraw previously submitted redemption requests is February 28, 2023, prior to 8 a.m., Eastern Time, subject to approval by the board of directors of ARYA.
Shareholders may make such request by contacting our transfer agent, Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, at spacredemptions@continentalstock.com.


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.

Dated: February 27, 2023  
ARYA Sciences Acquisition Corp IV
/s/ Michael Altman
 Michael Altman
 Chief Financial Officer and Director

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