SPACs: An M&A Overview, Trends and Beating the Competition26 April 2021
In a robust deal market bursting with soaring valuations and low interest rates, corporate acquirers and private equity firms are fiercely competing. Meanwhile, a wave of SPACs — an alternative to the traditional IPO — are flexing their well-capitalized muscle. What are the best methods to stay competitive?
- The SPAC Attack – What are the drivers for the boom?
- Benefits of a SPAC IPO versus a traditional route
- Considerations from tax, legal and financial perspective in forming a SPAC
- What are the best methods to stay competitive?
- SPAC Unpacked – How the Special Purpose Acquisition Company deal differs from traditional M&A
- What lies ahead for SPACs?
- Moderator: Brian Hwang, Director – Strategic Alliances & Corporate Development, Intralinks
- Andrew J. Sherman, Partner, Seyfarth
- Nina Kelleher, Director, EisnerAmper
- Justin Burchett, Managing Director, Stout