Blank-check companies are a new favorite pastime for current or retired pro athletes, but investors shouldn’t necessarily spring for courtside tickets
Over the next two years, $103 billion in SPAC capital will be on the hunt for acquisition targets. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday notified investors not to invest in a special-purpose acquisition company, or SPAC, just because a celebrity is involved without naming names.
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.