Yesterday, as my wife and I were doing a biweekly Target-run, I was attracted to an end-cap display, looking very much like a new Target private label brand. Its simplicity, and elegantly designed packaging, great presentation, along with the slightly cheeky name Hims & Hers looked very on-brand for Target. Make no mistake, it is not theirs.
Reid Hoffman, Zynga’s Mark Pincus aim to raise $600M for tech-focused SPAC
Reinvent Technology Partners, a new special purpose acquisition company formed by famed investor and serial entrepreneur Reid Hoffman, Zynga founder Mark Pincus and veteran hedge fund manager Michael Thompson, filed Monday for a $600 million initial public offering.
Surge in ‘Blank Check’ Companies Keeps SPAC Specialists Busy
What do former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, one-time Trump chief economic adviser Gary Cohn, and Oakland A’s executive vice president Billy Beane have in common?
Pretzel-maker Utz CEO on going public after nearly 100 years as a private company
Utz CEO Dylan Lissette joins “Squawk Box” to discuss the company’s decision to go public through a SPAC after nearly 100 years as a private company.
S-1/A – HighCape Capital Acquisition Corp.
Filed: 2020-08-31 AccNo: 0001104659-20-100340 Source: SEC Filings – S-1/A – HighCape Capital Acquisition Corp. Tags: Highcape Acquisition Corp., SEC
SPACs To Play ‘Huge Role’ Going Forward: Key Takeaways From This Week’s BZ Cannabis Hour
In 2020, most of the investments that were made in the cannabis space came from SPACs, or special purpose acquisition companies, Benzinga’s Javier Hasse said on this week’s BZ Cannabis Hour.
SPACs Are The Hot Investment Trend For 2020, Should You Participate?
One pronounced trend for 2020 is the growth of funds flowing to Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), sometimes called blank-check…
S-1/A – BCTG Acquisition Corp.
Filed: 2020-08-31 AccNo: 0001213900-20-024458 Source: SEC Filings – S-1/A – BCTG Acquisition Corp. Tags: BCTG Acquisition Corp., SEC
DraftKings CEO sounds alarm on SPAC market: ‘Hopefully the market settles down a little bit there’
The SPAC market may be getting frothy.
Just like in entertainment, when network executives copycat a hit show format until the market is saturated, investors are flooding the market with special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, to scout private companies to take them public.
Exclusive: Utz CEO Talks Family And The 99-Year-Old Company’s Plan To Go Public On Monday
There hasn’t been a single year in iconic potato chip maker Utz’s 99-year history that sales haven’t increased, but it’s been more slow and steady than rapid growth. “We built our whole life on singles, doubles—never a grand slam,” CEO Dylan Lissette says. “We’re consistent.”
IPO Edge and ICR Team Up to Host Webinar Focusing on Cannabis SPACs
ICR and IPO Edge team up to bring you “Raising Capital in Cannabis – Are SPACs a New Solution?” webinar on Sept. 2nd at 2 PM EDT.
The Rise Of SPACs
One of the very interesting topics Directors are hearing about is a liquidity structure called a SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition Company). As Directors get invited to join Boards of SPACs or do their diligence if a SPAC is right for their private company, I share some information I think will be helpful.
S-1/A – INSU Acquisition Corp. II
Filed: 2020-08-27 AccNo: 0001213900-20-024039 Source: SEC Filings – S-1/A – INSU Acquisition Corp. II Tags: INSU Acquisition Corp. II
CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II (CFIIU) Prices $500M IPO
CF Finance Acquisition Corp. II announced the pricing of its $500 million IPO this morning and units are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol “CFIIU” today, Thursday, August 27th.
MZ Group to Sponsor LD Micro 500 Virtual Investor Conference
NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / August 28, 2020 / MZ Group (MZ), the world’s largest independent investor relations and corporate…
Former Trump Adviser Gary Cohn Joins SPAC, Seeking $600 Million For IPO
Former Goldman Sachs president and economic adviser to President Trump Gary Cohn is the latest high profile figure on Wall…
S-1/A – Brookline Capital Acquisition Corp.
Filed: 2020-08-26 AccNo: 0001213900-20-023862 Source: SEC Filings – S-1/A – Brookline Capital Acquisition Corp. (0001814140) (Filer) Tags: Brookline Capital Acquisition…
This Homeowner-Focused SaaS Company Is Going Public Via SPAC
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a shell company that raises money through an initial public offering (IPO) in order to…
Bancorp Founder To Go Public With New SPAC
Betsy Cohen, who founded and formerly operated The Bancorp, is planning to take a $750 million shell company public this…
S-1/A – Industrial Tech Acquisitions, Inc.
Filed: 2020-08-26 AccNo: 0001213900-20-023835Source: SEC Filings – S-1/A – Industrial Tech Acquisitions, Inc. (0001816696) (Filer) Tags: Industrial Tech Aquisitions