Market Awaits SPAC Flood as Deal Deadlines Approach

MacFadyen, Ken
January 2007
Investment Dealers' Digest;1/29/2007, Vol. 73 Issue 4, p13
Trade Publication
The article reports that many blank-check or special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC) launched in the 2005/2006 rush to market now find themselves nearing the third and final leg, which means they have to find a deal or liquidate. A SPAC is a shell company that is floated publicly with designs on merging with a private business to take it public. The next step is to find the deals and the deadline is looming for the blank-check companies that went public in late 2005 or early 2006.


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