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June 2021

Origin Materials, Market Leader in Disruptive Materials Technology, Completes Business Combination with Artius, Creating First Publicly Traded Pure Play Carbon Negative Materials Company

Origin Materials Inc., the world’s leading carbon negative materials company, announced today that it has completed its previously announced business combination with Artius Acquisition Inc. (“Artius”) (NASDAQ: AACQ, AACQW).

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May 2021

Artius Announces Effectiveness of Registration Statement and Extraordinary General Meeting Date for Proposed Business Combination with Origin Materials

Artius Acquisition Inc. (“Artius”) (Nasdaq: AACQU, AACQ, AACQW) announced today that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) has declared effective its Registration Statement on Form S-4 (as amended, the “Registration Statement”), filed in connection with the previously announced proposed business combination with Origin Materials, Inc. (“Origin Materials”).

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February 2021

Origin Materials, Market Leader in Disruptive Materials Technology, to Combine with Artius, Creating First Publicly Traded Pure Play Carbon Negative Materials Company

WEST SACRAMENTO Calif. and NEW YORK, New York, February 17, 2021 -- Origin Materials (“Origin”), the world’s leading carbon negative materials company, and Artius Acquisition Inc. (“Artius”) (Nasdaq: AACQU, AACQ), a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company, announced today a definitive agreement for a business combination that will result in Origin becoming a public company.

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July 2020

Artius Acquisition Inc. Announces Pricing of Upsized $630 Million Initial Public Offering

NEW YORK, New York, July 13, 2020 /BusinessWire/ -- Artius Acquisition Inc. (the "Company") announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 63,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on The Nasdaq Capital Market ("Nasdaq") and trade under the ticker symbol "AACQU" beginning July 14, 2020.

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Investor Information

March 2021

2020 PFIC Letter

Artius Acquisition Corp (or “the Company”) meets the Internal Revenue Code definition of a passive foreign investment company (“PFIC”) for the taxable year ended December 31, 2020. The Company is hereby making available PFIC Annual Information Statements for Artius Acquisition Corp for their taxable years beginning on January 24, 2020 and ending on December 31, 2020 pursuant to the requirements of Treasury Regulation Section 1.1295-1(g)(1).

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