A group of 49 corporate law firms has now issued a joint statement decrying the lawsuits and trashing the plaintiffs’ arguments that SPACs are investment companies merely because the SPACs invest their IPO proceeds in trust accounts while seeking a merger partner.
Revelation Biosciences, Inc., a clinical-stage life sciences company focused on the development of immunologic‑based therapies for the prevention and treatment of disease, and Petra Acquisition, Inc., today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement for a business combination that will result in Revelation becoming a publicly-traded company.
Banking app Dave announced Monday that the company will make its market debut through a SPAC merger with VPC Impact Acquisition Holdings III.
Digital advertising company Minute Media is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. on a plan to go public as soon as this year, according to people familiar with the matter.
In this webinar, Adam Sisitsky moderates a panel of Mintz litigation attorneys including Nancy Adams, Jack Sylvia and Kristen White as they explore the rising risk of litigation and regulatory enforcement facing SPACs and the individuals that lead them.
Smart-lock startup Latch began trading Monday through a SPAC listing that raised $453 million and values the company at over $1.5 billion. The shares, issued through a special purpose acquisition vehicle run by Tishman Speyer Properties, rose 4% on the first day of trading.
SoFi Technologies Inc., the student-loan operator and stocks-trading platform, jumped 12% in its Nasdaq debut after merging with investor Chamath Palihapitiya’s blank-check company earlier this year.
On April 12, 2021, the Acting Director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, John Coates, and Acting Chief Accountant of the SEC, Paul Munter, released a statement on accounting and reporting considerations for warrants issued by SPACs.
M3-Brigade Acquisition IV, the fourth blank check company led by turnaround veteran Mohsin Meghji targeting the renewable energy space, filed on Tuesday with the SEC to raise up to $200 million.
Chamath Palihapitiya says that the investment tool lets ordinary people get rich off startups. It may be hype—but hype can be its own economic engine.
With inflation fears weighing on stocks, investors have shifted away from tech, IPOs and SPACs.
Navitas Semiconductor, a GaN power IC provider, is set to go public in a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) deal valued at over $1 billion.
Who says the DVD is dead? Not DVD rental giant Redbox, which believes the discs not only have life to them, but also that they’d make a good investment.
Chamath Palihapitiya’s Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings V (NYSE:IPOE) has been a hot stock of late. Like other celebrity SPAC IPOs, investors have piled into IPOE stock in anticipation of what could turn out to be high-quality merger targets.
Spring Creek has also emerged as a significant player in the SPAC frenzy, investing in more than 250 special purpose acquisition companies sponsored by firms including Apollo Global Management Inc., Fortress Investment Group and TPG.
Yellowstone Acquisition Company announced that the company will restate its 2020 financial statements as filed in its Annual Report on Form 10-K to account for recent changes in accounting for warrants issued by SPACs.
SoftBank Group Corp., the technology dealmaker founded by billionaire Masayoshi Son, is considering listing a special purpose acquisition company in Europe, people with knowledge of the matter said.
A number of well-known U.S. hedge funds bought value stocks and blank-check acquisition companies, selling some winners from the technology-led stock rally as bond yields rose during the first quarter, filings released on Monday showed.
Consumer telehealth and wellness brand Hims & Hers came out on top of its projections for the first quarter of 2021, according to its financial results report released today.
Ginkgo Bioworks isn’t letting any grass grow under its feet. Just a week after inking a $2.5 billion pact to go public via the special purpose acquisition company Soaring Eagle Acquisition Corp. (SRNG, Financial), the Boston-based company is expanding overseas.