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Category: IPO

Gossiping children

SEC Toughens Transparency Rules for SPACs

Gossiping children

We don’t hear much anymore in the compliance world about special purpose acquisition companies, more commonly known as SPACs. It tends to be bad when we do, such as last week’s news that the Securities and Exchange Commission slapped Northe...

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Flurry of High-Profile Activity Could Revive Listless IPO Market

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The grim market for initial public offerings may be picking up thanks to recent high-profile activity. IPOs have seen wild fluctuations in the last two years as the number of companies going to market has suffered a steep drop. Though the b...

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The Great SPAC Liquidation

Not so long ago, everybody couldn’t wait to get a piece of special purpose acquisition companies, more commonly known as SPACs. The hoopla enticed celebrities such as media mogul Jay-Z, tennis star Serena Williams and even former President...

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Metaphorical Darts hitting their IPO Targets

SEC Points to SPAC Crackdown with Proposed Rules

Metaphorical Darts hitting their IPO Targets

You could call it a SPAC attack. The Securities and Exchange Commission has proposed a series of new rules for special purpose acquisition companies – better known as SPACs – and their merger targets. If enacted, the proposal would make the...

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Delaware Court Decision Adds to SPACs’ Woes

Walk of Fame Street Star IPO

Not so long ago, special-purpose acquisition companies – more commonly known as SPACs – were Wall Street’s next big thing. The blank-check entities unofficially became a fad around the time SPACs affiliated with celebrities such as Shaquill...

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