SEC issues warning on celebrity SPACs

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.

6 Questions To Ask Before Joining A SPAC Board

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?