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SPACs – Trends, transaction challenges, and keys to success

Published on: Sep 21, 2020

Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (“SPACs”) have recently come into vogue as investors and management teams try to mitigate the market volatility risks of traditional IPOs. However, SPAC transactions come with challenges. We’ll discuss:

  • Conditions and trends driving the momentum of SPACs.
  • Overview of the SPAC lifecycle, from inception through consummation of a merger.
  • Survey of core competencies to be examined and elevated after a target company is acquired.
  • Overview of the regulatory requirements, including SEC compliance for annual and interim financial statements, PCAOB considerations, the “Super 8-K”, and ongoing reporting.

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