NEXTGEN ACQUISITION CORPORATION

2255 Glades Road, Suite 324A

Boca Raton, Florida 33431

 

October 2, 2020

 

VIA EMAIL & EDGAR

 

Todd Schiffman

Division of Corporation Finance

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

100 F Street, NE

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

  Re:  NextGen Acquisition Corporation (the “Company”)
    Registration Statement on Form S-1 (Registration No. 333-248921)

 

Dear Mr. Schiffman:

 

Pursuant to Rule 461(a) of the General Rules and Regulations under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, we respectfully request that the effective date of the Company’s Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-248921) be accelerated by the Securities and Exchange Commission to 4:00 p.m. Washington D.C. time on October 6, 2020 or as soon as practicable thereafter.

 

 

We request that we be notified of such effectiveness by a telephone call to David J. Goldschmidt of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP at (212) 735-3574 and that such effectiveness also be confirmed in writing.

 

  Very truly yours,
   
NextGen Acquisition Corporation
     
Date: October 6, 2020 By:   /s/ Patrick Ford
     

Name:  Patrick Ford

Title: Chief Financial Officer and Secretary

 

cc: Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
  Gregg A. Noel, Esq. and David J. Goldschmidt, Esq.
   
cc: Ropes & Gray LLP
  Paul Tropp, Esq. and Emily Oldshue, Esq.