Webinar Event: Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs): a popular alternative path to the public markets

will be hosting a SPAC webinar on September 23, 2020 at 11 AM EDT. During this webcast, Ernst & Young will review the latest trends driving this rise in SPAC transactions. They will also cover the basics of executing a SPAC, with key perspectives from experienced financial accounting, tax and capital markets professionals. Topics will include:

  • SPAC history and latest trends: why now?
    • Challenges to accessing capital in today’s landscape
    • Overview and benefits of a SPAC
  • How to get it done: critical success factors
    • Key concepts and typical corporate structure options
    • Pre- and post-SPAC IPO considerations
    • SPAC IPO timing and preparation   
  • Initial business combination or de-SPAC basics
    • Financial accounting and tax considerations
    • Proxy statement process
  • Key takeaways for private companies considering a SPAC


, Americas Financial Accounting Advisory Services Transactions Leader; SPAC Co-Leader

Alex Zuluaga, Partner, Financial Accounting Advisory Services Transactions, LLP; SPAC Co-Leader

Mark Schwartz, Managing Director, Capital Markets Advisory, Capital Advisors, LLC

Christopher Lallo, Partner, International Tax and Transaction Services, LLP


, Americas and Strategic Transactions Leader

Webinar Details

Title: SPACs: a popular alternative path to the public markets

Date: Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Time: 11:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Duration: 1 hour

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