Gary Cohn, the former economic adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, raised $720 million on Tuesday in an initial public offering (IPO) for a new blank-check acquisition company, 20% more than originally planned, according to a person familiar with the matter.
Exclusive: Online Retailer Boxed Explores $1 Billion Sale-Sources
U.S. online wholesale retailer Boxed is exploring strategic options, including a sale or going public through a merger with a blank-check acquisition company that could value it at around $1 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.
DealBook: The Urge to Reverse Merge
SPACs are just getting started The “blank check” acquisition funds known as special purpose acquisition companies, or SPACs, have raised more…