The London Corporate practice of Maples and Calder, the Maples Group's law firm, has advised on all Cayman Islands Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) that have listed on Euronext Amsterdam so far this year.
Vistra has launch its Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPAC) service, which aims to provide a tailored proposition built around the key phases of a SPAC to address each stage of growth – beginning with an IPO through to de-SPACing and business growth.
Bullish, a technology company focused on developing financial services for the digital assets sector, is to go public through a merger with Far Peak Acquisition Corporation (NYSE: FPAC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC).
Following the global outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic in March 2020, the private capital industry saw a significant build-up of dry powder. Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) provided an outlet for these funds. However, sponsoring firms need to consider several factors to be well-prepared for launching a successful SPAC.
Last year witnessed the meteoric rise of special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) deals. But, as regulators take a closer look at this development and fewer deal-ready companies are available for acquisition, the industry could see a slow-down in momentum.
By A Paris – Following a year of high exuberance, the market for special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) has slowed since peaking in mid-February 2021. Now, with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) changing accounting rules and vowing to keep a close eye on the market, the momentum behind these vehicles has reduced. But despite the market cooling off, the space remains attractive as the increased scrutiny can lead to better quality structures with more robust due diligence on behalf of sponsors, to the benefit of the investors.
Apex Group has launched an Outsourced Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) Chief Operating Officer Solution via subsidiary Throgmorton US.
US investment manager Wealthspring Capital has launched its debut hedge fund strategy, Fountain Opportunities, which aims to capitalise on the ongoing boom in special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs).
Boardroom Alpha, a ratings and analytics platform providing quantitative measurements of public company directors, CEOs and CFOs, has launched an intelligence tool for evaluating the performance of Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs).
Altana Wealth, the credit, currencies and special situations-focused hedge fund led by industry veteran and former Trafalgar Asset Managers co-founder Lee Robinson (pictured), is gearing up to launch a new strategy that will capitalise on the fast-growing SPAC sector.