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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II (NYSE: GSAH.U) (the “Company”) today announced that, commencing August 20, 2020, holders of the units sold in the Company’s initial public offering of 75,000,000 units completed on July 2, 2020, may elect to separately trade the shares of Class A common stock and redeemable warrants included in the units. Those units not separated will continue to trade on the New York Stock Exchange (the “NYSE”) under the symbol “GSAH.U,” and the shares of Class A common stock and redeemable warrants that are separated will trade on the NYSE under the symbols “GSAH” and “GSAH WS,” respectively. No fractional warrants will be issued upon separation of the units and only whole warrants will trade. Holders of units will need to have their brokers contact Continental Stock Transfer & Trust Company, the Company’s transfer agent, in order to separate the units into shares of Class A common stock and redeemable warrants.

The units were initially offered by the Company in an underwritten offering. Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. acted as joint book-running managers of the offering. A registration statement relating to the units and the underlying securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) on June 29, 2020.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities of the Company, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

The offering was made only by means of a prospectus, copies of which may be obtained for free from the SEC website at www.sec.gov or by contacting Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282; telephone: (866) 471-2526; email: [email protected], or Citigroup Global Markets Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717; telephone: (800) 831-9146.

About GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II

GS Acquisition Holdings Corp II is a special purpose acquisition 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. The Company is sponsored by GS Sponsor II LLC, an affiliate of The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

Forward Looking Statements

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