View and CF Acquisition Corp. II Announce Closing of Business Combination

MILPITAS, Calif., March 08, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —  A Silicon Valley-based smart window company, announced today that it has completed its business combination with CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Cantor Fitzgerald, L.P. . The Business Combination was approved by CF II stockholders in a special meeting held on March 5, 2021. Beginning on March 9, 2021, View shares will trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “VIEW” and its warrants will trade on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol “VIEWW”.

View is the market leader in next-generation smart windows that use artificial intelligence to automatically tint the glass to optimize natural light while controlling heat and glare to enhance mental and physical well-being of occupants. View creates smart, connected buildings which reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by blocking more than 90% of solar radiation from entering buildings. Every View installation also includes a smart building platform that consists of power, network, and communication infrastructure and is upgradeable over-the-air to enable new capabilities and performance improvements over the lifetime of the building.

View serves diverse real estate segments and is already designed into 75 million square feet of buildings including corporate offices, hospitals, airports, educational institutions, multi-family residences and hotels. With deep expertise and over 1,000 patent filings in material science, semiconductors, software and artificial intelligence, and a manufacturing footprint of over 1 million square feet, the company is poised for rapid growth while continuing its technology leadership.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC acted as an exclusive financial advisor to View. Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP acted as a legal advisor to View. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. acted as a financial and capital markets advisor to CF II. Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP and Ellenoff Grossman & Schole LLP acted as legal advisors to CF II. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC served as placement agents for the private placement.

About View
View is a technology company and the market leader in smart windows. View Smart Windows use artificial intelligence to automatically adjust in response to the sun and increase access to natural light, to improve people’s health and experience in buildings, while simultaneously reducing energy consumption to mitigate the effects of climate change. Every View installation also includes a smart building platform that consists of power, network, and communication infrastructure. For more information, please visit:

About CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II
CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II was a blank check company formed for the purpose of effecting a merger, capital stock exchange, asset acquisition, stock purchase, reorganization, or similar business combination with one or more businesses. CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II was led by Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Howard W. Lutnick.

About Cantor Fitzgerald
Cantor Fitzgerald, with over 12,000 employees, is a leading global financial services group at the forefront of financial and technological innovation and has been a proven and resilient leader for over 75 years. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is a preeminent investment bank serving more than 5,000 institutional clients around the world, recognized for its strengths in fixed income and equity capital markets, investment banking, SPAC underwriting and PIPE placements, prime brokerage, and commercial real estate and for its global distribution platform. Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. is one of the 24 primary dealers authorized to transact business with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Cantor Fitzgerald is a leading SPAC sponsor, having completed multiple initial public offerings and announced multiple business combinations through its CF Acquisition platform. For more information, please visit:

For Investors:
Samuel Meehan

View Media Contact:
Michael Kellner

Cantor Fitzgerald:
Karen Laureano-Rikardsen