The Lion Electric Co., a maker of electric vehicles such as yellow school buses, is in talks to go public through a merger with blank-check firm Northern Genesis Acquisition Corp., according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Healthcare Merger Corp. (NASDAQ:HCCO) announced that their shareholders have voted and approved its business combination with SOC Telemed today.
Electric vehicle maker Fisker Inc announced Thursday it has completed a reverse merger with the blank check company Spartan Energy Acquisition Corp SPAQ 0.11%.
Ajax I, a blank check company formed by Och-Ziff’s Daniel Och and MSD Capital’s Glenn Fuhrman, raised $750 million by offering 75 million units at $10, as expected. Each unit consists of one share of common stock and one-quarter of a warrant, exercisable at $11.50.
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) are all the rage right now (even the Oakland A’s Billy Bean launched one). SPACs need board members, and a lot of CFOs are being asked to join SPAC boards. Should you, an experienced CFO with great business insights and public company experience, join the board of a SPAC?
A Toronto-based company is set to become the first cannabis operation to transition to the real estate investment trust (REIT) model.
2020 has meant a lot of things to different people. But for Jeff Selman, a partner at DLA Piper, who advises on the creation and funding of SPACs to take companies public, it’s been an extremely busy year.
Fisker will make its public debut on Wednesday in a so-called SPAC reverse merger with Spartan Energy Acquisition that will net it more than $1 billion in cash
Lux Health Tech Acquisition Corp, has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 30,000,000 units at a price of US$10.00 per unit.
Todd Boehly, chairman and chief executive officer at Eldridge Industries, discusses the sector acquisition targets for his two so-called blank-check…
Mark Locke sees the U.S. as an emerging growth market for sports betting.
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Opendoor’s new SPAC deal is just the next way tech disrupts traditional industries — and profits from it. This time, the target is real estate.
Churchill Capital Corp V CCV_u.N, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) backed by former Citigroup banker Michael Klein, upsized its initial public offering to $400 million on Thursday.
In this edition of Orrick’s series of life sciences publications, the traditional update on broader venture market financing data is included, depicting the macro-level trends of interest. In addition, given their surge in popularity, SPACs and their particular utility to life sciences businesses are the subject of this edition’s spotlight.
Adam Koppel and Jeffrey Schwartz have jumped into the blank check game, raising $125 million for a stock listing in search of a company.
CarLotz Inc said on Thursday it has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check acquisition company Acamar Partners Acquisition Corp ACAM.O which values the U.S. consignment store for used vehicles at $827 million, including debt.
The London Stock Exchange is reportedly exploring ways to attract SPACs to the UK. When Mariposa Capital founder Martin Franklin…
Former General Motors (NYSE: GM) executive Barry Engle and his team at Qell Acquisition Corp. raised $380 million in less…
NBA icon Shaquille O’Neal is taking his talents to the public market, alongside one of Martin Luther King Jr.’s sons…