Blank-check acquisition company GigCapital2 Inc has agreed to merge with UpHealth Holdings Inc and Cloudbreak Health LLC to create a digital healthcare company valued at $1.35 billion, the companies said on Monday.
The allure of blank check companies is spreading beyond the U.S., with a host of European business tycoons now plotting deals. Listing a so-called special purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, has been the go-to method for wealthy Americans to raise money for takeovers this year.
Holland has been appointed to the board of Horizon Acquisition Corp. II, which raised $500 million in an IPO earlier this month to seek a “market-leading company in the media & entertainment industry that delivers a unique product or service to consumers.”
Model agency Elite Model World’s merger discussions with blank-check firm Galileo Acquisition Corp. have fallen apart without a deal being reached, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Nebula Caravel Acquisition, the third blank check company formed by True Wind Capital targeting the tech sector, filed on Friday with the SEC to raise up to $250 million in an initial public offering.
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London-based Arrival will combine with US firm CIIG Merger. The combined company expects to list on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “ARVL.”
A blank-check company backed by Formula One-owner Liberty Media Corp is looking to raise $500 million in a U.S. initial public offering, a regulatory filing showed on Thursday.
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OTR Acquisition Corp. announced the pricing of its downsized $100 million IPO this morning and its units are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq under the symbol “OTRAU” today, Tuesday, November 17.
Scooter rental startup Bird Rides Inc. is working on a deal with Credit Suisse Group to go public via a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), according to a report from Bloomberg.
Sponsors such as Tishman Speyer, CBRE and Sam Zell have all launched blank check companies in recent months.
Two companies seeking to shake up the automotive industry after recently going public have brought on a pair of in-house law department leaders.
Hyliion Holdings Corp., a startup electric truck maker that began trading in October after merging with a special purpose acquisition vehicle, announced Monday its hire of Jose Oxholm-Uribe as general counsel and chief compliance officer.
Advent Technologies, an innovation-driven company in the fuel cell and hydrogen technology space, today announced the appointment of Katherine E. Fleming as a new Member of its Board of Directors, in the context of its planned merger with AMCI Acquisition Corp (NASDAQ: AMCI) and the upcoming Nasdaq listing.
MultiPlan (NYSE: MPLN) shares went down over 20% before ending at to $7.01 on Wednesday. This dive comes after Muddy Waters Research releases a short report titled “MultiPlan: Private Equity Necrophilia Meets The Great 2020 Money Grab.”
Blank-check company Jaws Acquisition Corp JWS.N plans to take healthcare provider Cano Health LLC public in a $4.4 billion deal including debt, the Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday, citing people familiar with the matter.
CBRE, the world’s largest real estate services firm, has formed a blank-check company, called CBRE Acquisition Holdings.
HASAQUE Equity Research, a SPAC-focused equity research provider founded by a team of former senior consultants at EY, is coming out of stealth with the release of three due diligence-based reports on Playboy, BankMobile, and E2open – all are due to go public via SPAC mergers in the coming months.
Tishman Speyer has launched a $300 million blank check company that will invest in proptech firms, according to an S1 filed with the SEC Monday.