OOn the heels of two record setting years of SPAC issuances, Nasdaq continues to see strong demand for
OOn the heels of two record setting years of SPAC issuances, Nasdaq continues to see strong demand for SPAC IPOs and even eclipsed 100 such offerings earlier this year.
SPACs – or Special Purpose Acquisition Companies – are publicly-traded investment vehicles that raise funds via an IPO in order to complete a targeted acquisition. They enable private companies to have a unique way to access growth capital in the public markets, while offering investors a way to co-invest side-by-side with best-in-class sponsors.
Executing a successful IPO is only the first step for a SPAC. Once an acquisition target has been identified and a deal has been announced, all focus shifts to ensuring a successful business combination and transition to a publicly traded operating company.
In addition to providing the most efficient platform for SPACs to IPO, Nasdaq is dedicated to providing timely advice and support to SPACs, their sponsors, and their targets to…