Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2 Securities to Commence Separate Trading

ST. LOUIS, Missouri, March 5, 2015 /Globe Newswire/-- Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2 (NASDAQ: QPACU) (the “Company”), a blank-check company formed for the purpose of acquiring or merging with one or more businesses or entities with a focus on the specialty chemicals and performance materials industries, announced today that separate trading of the shares of common stock and warrants underlying the units sold in its initial public offering consummated in January 2015 would commence on or about March 9, 2015. The common stock and warrants will be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbols QPAC and QPACW, respectively. Units not separated will continue to be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market under the symbol QPACU.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, 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 by visiting the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website at http://www.sec.gov. Alternatively, a copy of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Department, 60 Wall Street, New York, New York 10005-2836, or at 1-800-503-4611 or prospectus.cpdg@db.com, and from Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. at 499 Park Avenue, New York, New York 10022.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release includes forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Such forward-looking statements, based upon the current beliefs and expectations of the Company’s management, are subject to risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ from the forward-looking statements.

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Contact Information:

Melissa H. Zona

Quinpario Acquisition Corp. 2

mhzona@quinpario.com

636-751-4057