Spac Strikes Juicy Deal

O'Connor, Colleen Marie
March 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;3/20/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 11, p12
Trade Publication
The article reports on the sale of the concept restaurant franchise Jamba Juice to a special purpose acquisition corporation (Spac). The sale underscores how selling out to a Spac can be an attractive alternative for small and midsize private companies. Many expect Spacs to be more competitive with private equity and initial public offerings (IPOs) in 2006 when it comes to financing growth companies or providing exits for venture capital investors.


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