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SPAC Business Combinations: An Alternative to Traditional IPOs  

Author:  Jeffrey A. Letalien.

Source: Volume 54, Number 16, September 15 2021 , pp.197-202(6)

Review of Securities & Commodities Regulation

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SPACS are blank-check companies formed for the purpose of raising capital for use in a business combination with a company seeking to go public through a “de-SPAC transaction” as an alternative to a traditional IPO. In this article the author gives an overview of such transactions, focusing on the differences, processes, and challenges compared with a traditional IPO.

Keywords: Private Placement in Public Equity (PIPE) Transactions

Affiliations:  1: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP.

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