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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

SCHEDULE 13G

Under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
(Amendment No. )*

Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation
(Name of Issuer)
Common Stock
(Title of Class of Securities)
B3B9RM7 US
(Sedol Number)
June 26, 2008
(Date of Event Which Requires Filing of this Statement)

Check the appropriate box to designate the rule pursuant to which this Schedule is filed:

     o Rule 13d-1(b)

     þ Rule 13d-1(c)

     o Rule 13d-1(d)

* The remainder of this cover page shall be filled out for a reporting person’s initial filing on this form with respect to the subject class of securities, and for any subsequent amendment containing information which would alter the disclosures provided in a prior cover page.

The information required in the remainder of this cover page shall not be deemed to be “filed” for the purpose of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section of the Act but shall be subject to all other provisions of the Act (however, see the Notes).

 
 


 

                     
SEDOL No.
 
B3B9RM7 US 
 

 

           
1   NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Fir Tree Value Master Fund, L.P.
     
     
2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

  (a)   o
  (b)   o
     
3   SEC USE ONLY
   
   
     
4   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
   
  Cayman Islands
       
  5   SOLE VOTING POWER
     
NUMBER OF   0
       
SHARES 6   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY    
OWNED BY   688,060
       
EACH 7   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING    
PERSON   0
       
WITH: 8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
    688,060
     
9   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
   
  688,060
     
10   CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  o
     
11   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
   
  2.18%
     
12   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  PN

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SEDOL No.
 
B3B9RM7 US 
 

 

           
1   NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund, L.P.
     
     
2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

  (a)   o
  (b)   o
     
3   SEC USE ONLY
   
   
     
4   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
   
  Cayman Islands
       
  5   SOLE VOTING POWER
     
NUMBER OF   0
       
SHARES 6   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY    
OWNED BY   11,940
       
EACH 7   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING    
PERSON   0
       
WITH: 8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
    11,940
     
9   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
   
  11,940
     
10   CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  o
     
11   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
   
  .04%
     
12   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  PN

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SEDOL No.
 
B3B9RM7 US 
 

 

           
1   NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Fir Tree SPAC Holdings 2, LLC
     
     
2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

  (a)   o
  (b)   o
     
3   SEC USE ONLY
   
   
     
4   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
   
  Delaware
       
  5   SOLE VOTING POWER
     
NUMBER OF   0
       
SHARES 6   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY    
OWNED BY   1,100,000
       
EACH 7   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING    
PERSON   0
       
WITH: 8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
    1,100,000
     
9   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
   
  1,100,000
     
10   CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  o
     
11   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
   
  3.48%
     
12   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  OO

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SEDOL No.
 
B3B9RM7 US 
 

 

           
1   NAMES OF REPORTING PERSONS
Fir Tree, Inc.
     
     
2   CHECK THE APPROPRIATE BOX IF A MEMBER OF A GROUP (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)

  (a)   o
  (b)   o
     
3   SEC USE ONLY
   
   
     
4   CITIZENSHIP OR PLACE OF ORGANIZATION
   
  New York
       
  5   SOLE VOTING POWER
     
NUMBER OF   0
       
SHARES 6   SHARED VOTING POWER
BENEFICIALLY    
OWNED BY   1,800,000
       
EACH 7   SOLE DISPOSITIVE POWER
REPORTING    
PERSON   0
       
WITH: 8   SHARED DISPOSITIVE POWER
     
    1,800,000
     
9   AGGREGATE AMOUNT BENEFICIALLY OWNED BY EACH REPORTING PERSON
   
  1,800,000
     
10   CHECK IF THE AGGREGATE AMOUNT IN ROW (9) EXCLUDES CERTAIN SHARES (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  o
     
11   PERCENT OF CLASS REPRESENTED BY AMOUNT IN ROW (9)
   
  5.7%
     
12   TYPE OF REPORTING PERSON (SEE INSTRUCTIONS)
   
  CO

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SCHEDULE 13G
This Schedule 13G (the “Schedule 13G”) is being filed on behalf of Fir Tree Value Master Fund, L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“Fir Tree Value”), Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund, L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“Fir Tree Capital Opportunity”), Fir Tree SPAC Holdings 2, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company (“Fir Tree SPAC”) and Fir Tree, Inc., a New York corporation (“Fir Tree”), relating to common stock (the “Common Stock”) of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, a Marshall Islands company (the “Issuer”), purchased by Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC. Fir Tree SPAC Master Fund, L.P., a Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership (“Fir Tree SPAC Master”), is the sole member of Fir Tree SPAC, and Fir Tree is the investment manager of Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC.
Item 1(a)  
Name of Issuer.
Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation
Item 1(b)  
Address of Issuer’s Principal Executive Offices.
85 Akti Maiouli Street
Piraeus, Greece J3 185 38
Item 2(a)  
Name of Person Filing.
Item 2(b)  
Address of Principal Business Office.
Item 2(c)  
Place of Organization.
Fir Tree, Inc.
505 Fifth Avenue
23rd Floor
New York, New York 10017
A New York corporation
Fir Tree SPAC Holdings 2, LLC
505 Fifth Avenue
23rd Floor
New York, New York 10017
A Delaware limited liability company
Fir Tree Value Master Fund, L.P.
c/o Admiral Administration Ltd.
Admiral Financial Center, 5th Floor
90 Fort Street, Box 32021 SMB
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
A Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership
Fir Tree Capital Opportunity Master Fund, L.P.
c/o Admiral Administration Ltd.

 

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Admiral Financial Center, 5th Floor
90 Fort Street, Box 32021 SMB
Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands
A Cayman Islands exempted limited partnership
Fir Tree, Inc. is the investment manager for each of Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC and has been granted investment discretion over portfolio investments, including the Common Stock (as defined below), held by each of them.
Item 2(d)  
Title of Class of Securities.
common stock (the “Common Stock”)
Item 2(e)  
CUSIP Number (Sedol number as CUSIP not available).
B3B9RM7 US
Item 3  
Reporting Person.
The person filing is not listed in Items 3(a) through 3(j).
Item 4  
Ownership.
  (a)  
Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC are the beneficial owners of 688,060 shares of Common Stock, 11,940 shares of Common Stock and 1,100,000 shares of Common Stock, respectively. Fir Tree may be deemed to beneficially own the shares of Common Stock held by Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC as a result of being the investment manager of Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC.
 
  (b)  
Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC are the beneficial owners of 2.18%, 0.04% and 3.48%, respectively, of the outstanding shares of Common Stock. Collectively, the Reporting Persons beneficially own 1,800,000 shares of Common Stock which represent 5.7% of the shares of Common Stock outstanding. These percentages are determined by dividing the number of shares of Common Stock beneficially held by 31,625,000, the number of shares of Common Stock issued and outstanding according to the Issuer on July 1, 2008.
 
  (c)  
Fir Tree Value may direct the vote and disposition of 688,060 shares of Common Stock. Fir Tree Capital Opportunity may direct the vote and disposition of 11,940 shares of Common Stock. Fir Tree SPAC may direct the vote and disposition of 1,100,000 shares of Common Stock. Fir Tree has been granted investment discretion over the Common Stock held by Fir Tree Value, Fir Tree Capital Opportunity and Fir Tree SPAC.

 

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Item 5  
Ownership of Five Percent or Less of a Class.
Inapplicable.
Item 6  
Ownership of More Than Five Percent on Behalf of Another Person.
Fir Tree SPAC Master, as the sole member of Fir Tree SPAC, has the right to receive dividends from and the proceeds from the sale of the shares of Common Stock.
Item 7  
Identification and Classification of the Subsidiary which Acquired the Security Being Reported On by the Parent Holding Company.
Inapplicable.
Item 8  
Identification and Classification of Members of the Group.
Inapplicable.
Item 9  
Notice of Dissolution of Group.
Inapplicable.
Item 10  
Certification.
By signing below I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, the securities referred to above were not acquired and are not held for the purpose of or with the effect of changing or influencing the control of the issuer of the securities and were not acquired and are not held in connection with or as a participant in any transaction having that purpose or effect.

 

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SIGNATURE
After reasonable inquiry and to the best of my knowledge and belief, I certify that the information set forth in this statement is true, complete and correct.
Date: July 7, 2008
         
  FIR TREE SPAC HOLDINGS 2, LLC

By: FIR TREE, INC., its Manager
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE VALUE MASTER FUND, L.P.

By: FIR TREE, INC., its Manager
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE CAPITAL OPPORTUNITY MASTER FUND, L.P.

By: FIR TREE, INC., its Manager
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 

 

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EXHIBIT 1
JOINT FILING AGREEMENT
In accordance with Rule 13d-1(k) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the undersigned agree to the joint filing on behalf of each of them of a Statement on Schedule 13G (including any and all amendments thereto) with respect to the shares of Common Stock of Navios Maritime Acquisition Corporation, a Marshall Islands company, and further agree that this Joint Filing Agreement shall be included as an Exhibit to such joint filings.
The undersigned further agree that each party hereto is responsible for the timely filing of such Statement on Schedule 13G and any amendments thereto, and for the accuracy and completeness of the information concerning such party contained therein; provided, however, that no party is responsible for the accuracy or completeness of the information concerning any other party, unless such party knows or has reason to believe that such information is inaccurate.
This Joint Filing Agreement may be signed in counterparts with the same effect as if the signature on each counterpart were upon the same instrument.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned have executed this Agreement as of July 7, 2008.
         
  FIR TREE SPAC HOLDINGS 2, LLC

By: FIR TREE, INC., its Manager
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE VALUE MASTER FUND, L.P.

By: FIR TREE, INC., its Manager
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE CAPITAL OPPORTUNITY MASTER FUND, L.P.

By: FIR TREE, INC., its Manager
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 
  FIR TREE, INC.
 
 
  By:   /s/ Jeffrey Tannenbaum    
    Name:   Jeffrey Tannenbaum   
    Title:   President   
 

 

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