A team of blank-check company dealmakers is seeking to raise $100 million for a fund that will invest exclusively in special purpose acquisition companies.
Filed: 2020-09-28 AccNo: 0001140361-20-021735 Source: SEC S-1 Filings – S-1/A – Sports Entertainment Acquisition Corp. (0001820852) (Filer)
Filed: 2020-09-28 AccNo: 0001104659-20-109169 Source: SEC S-1 Filings – S-1/A – FG New America Acquisition Corp. (0001818502) (Filer)
Shareholders in special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Tortoise Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: SHLL) voted Monday to make startup electric drivetrain maker Hyliion Inc. a public company worth more than $7.2 billion.
Blank-check companies are having a record-breaking year, raising about $41 billion so far, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.
The SPAC boom just became a little bigger. Gores Holdings IV, a special-purpose acquisition company that raised $425 million at the start of the year, has agreed to combine with United Wholesale Mortgage in a reverse merger that will value the mortgage origination provider at roughly $16.1 billion, marking the largest SPAC merger on record, the company said.
Filed: 2020-09-23 AccNo: 0001213900-20-028092 Source: SEC S-1 Filings – S-1 – Bridgetown Holdings Ltd (0001815086) (Filer)
Peter Thiel is involved in a new SPAC that on Wednesday filed for a $575 million IPO, becoming the latest Silicon Valley tech investor to ride Wall Street’s hottest wave.
Filed: 2020-09-22 AccNo: 0001193125-20-250579 Source: SEC S-1 Filings – S-1/A – GoodRx Holdings, Inc. (0001809519) (Filer)
It’s a brilliant, blue-sky afternoon in mid-August, and Bill Ackman is enjoying being, well, Bill Ackman.
Maybe it’s the sun. Or maybe it’s the aftermath of his latest tour de force — the IPO of a $4 billion special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, the largest of its kind during a year when such blank-check deals are exploding.
Filed: 2020-09-23 AccNo: 0001213900-20-027915 Source: SEC S-1 Filings – S-1/A – FinTech Acquisition Corp. IV (0001777835) (Filer)
Filed: 2020-09-23 AccNo: 0000950103-20-018549 Source: SEC S-1 Filing – S-1/A – VG Acquisition Corp. (0001804591) (Filer)
New York lawyer Douglas Ellenoff’s firm was the go-to adviser for “blank-check” initial public offerings long before the niche market exploded into the most fashionable way to go public.
SPACs used to be a small segment of the market, but elite law firms have flocked to the sector in…
Ernst & Young will be hosting a SPAC webinar on September 23, 2020 at 11 AM EDT. During this webcast, Ernst & Young will review the latest trends driving this rise in SPAC transactions.
Alpha Healthcare Acquisition Corp. (the “Company”) announced today that it priced its initial public offering of 10,000,000 units at $10.00 per unit. The units will be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market (“Nasdaq”) and will begin trading tomorrow, Friday, September 18, 2020
EV charging company ChargePoint is “nearing a deal to go public through a reverse merger” that could value the company at more than $2 billion.
Spartan Energy Acquisition (NYSE:SPAQ) stock came to prominence only a few weeks ago. Prior to the Fisker deal, it wasn’t much talked about outside of niche circles.
Billionaire Richard Branson, who is founder of the Virgin Group has joined the “blank-check” frenzy and is looking to raise $400 million to fund a possible takeover.
Filed: 2020-09-14 AccNo: 0001193125-20-245008 Source: SEC Filings – S-1/A – Executive Network Partnering Corp (0001816261) (Filer)