The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has a fresh warning for the booming SPAC market: Blank-check companies aren’t an end-around to avoid disclosing key information to investors.
Impossible Foods Inc is preparing for a public listing which could value the U.S. plant-based burger maker at around $10 billion or more, according to people familiar with the matter.
Dealmaking in the frenzied cannabis market continues to flourish with the latest megadeal announced Thursday. Investors aim to build a Coca-Cola or Hershey of marijuana, launching the first national pot brand in the United States.
The San Francisco-based firm, which leases apartments and turns them into furnished, short-term rentals, is in talks to go public by merging with one of Alec Gore and Dean Metropoulos’ blank-check firms.
The Tokyo Stock Exchange will push Japanese companies to adopt more robust governance rules through an ambitious reorganization in a “big step toward becoming the bourse of choice for global investors,” the new TSE chief told Nikkei in an interview.
OTG, an operator of restaurants and concessions at U.S. airports, is exploring options including a sale or going public through a special purpose acquisition company, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Better Therapeutics announced today that, through a $113 million merger with Mountain Crest Acquisition Corp II, it will go public.
Wisk Aero LLC, a maker of electric-powered aircraft designed for use as flying taxis, claims its technology was stolen by Archer Aviation Inc., a rival startup valued at $3.8 billion in a blank-check deal earlier this year involving United Airlines Holdings Inc. and investment banker Ken Moelis.
Hong Kong and Singapore are trying to get in on the boom in blank check company listings, while safeguarding investors from what some say is a bubble about to burst.
Short-seller Carson Block said he’s building bets against more special purpose acquisition companies and that some retail investors will fall victim to “predatory plays.”
West Sacramento chemical and green technology company Origin Materials has joined a partnership with a leading fiber company to commercialize Origin’s zero-carbon plastic in high-performance apparel and automotive applications worldwide.
Enjoy Technology Inc., a startup that has operated mobile retail stores for companies including Apple Inc., AT&T Inc., BT Group Plc and Rogers Communications Inc., is in talks to go public through a merger with Marquee Raine Acquisition Corp., according to people with knowledge of the matter.
EG Acquisition, a blank check company formed by EnTrust Global and GMF Capital, filed on Monday with the SEC to raise up to $250 million in an initial public offering.
Blank-check companies are a new favorite pastime for current or retired pro athletes, but investors shouldn’t necessarily spring for courtside tickets
Investment banks across the globe earned record fees during the first quarter of 2021 as companies rushed to raise money from bonds and buoyant equity markets, according to Refinitiv.
New Jersey-based company AeroFarms is set to go public in a $1.2 billion Spring Valley SPAC deal. AeroFarms was established in 2004.
Fast-trading, social-media-obsessed investors have driven the special-purpose acquisition company craze. One of the biggest SPAC creators is a staid insurance executive who wants nothing to do with them.
Asian exchanges are keen to get in on the boom in “blank-check” company initial public offerings, or SPACs, that has swept the U.S. But the region may not generate the same kind of frenzy.
The blank-check listings craze is shifting fortunes on Wall Street, knocking some of the world’s biggest banks off their perches and bringing unexpected bragging rights for others unaccustomed to competing for league table glory.
Equinox Group is fielding interest from blank-check firms that would take the company public after it lost around $350 million last year amid the pandemic, according to people with knowledge of the matter.