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SPAC: 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Trades on NASDAQ

10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp (Nasdaq: VCVCU) has closed its initial public offering of 17,500,000 units at $10 per unit generating gross proceeds of $175,000,000. The units are trading under the ticker on Nasdaq as of November 24, 2020. Each unit consists of one share… Read More

Another Day, Another SPAC: Motive Files for $300 Million IPO for Fintech Focused Blank Check Company

Motive Capital Corp has filed a Form S-1 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for an initial public offering (IPO) of 30,000,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit, consisting of Class A Ordinary Share of the Company, and one-third of… Read More

SPAC: 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp Trades on Nasdaq, Fintech Companies on the List

Special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), 10X Capital Venture Acquisition Corp traded on the Nasdaq today in an initial public offering of 17,500,000 units at a price of $10.00 per unit for a gross capital raise of $175 million. The units are trading under the ticker… Read More

Former NYSE President Tom Farley, Files for Second SPAC to Acquire a Fintech, Seeks $550 Million

The former NYSE President Tom Farley has filed for a second Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) initial public offering (IPO). Once again, Farley will be gunning for a Fintech, according to a post on Renaissance Capital. Previously, Farley’s Far Peak Acquisition (NYSE: FPAC) closed on the… Read More

Italy’s First Digital Bank illimity Reports a Profit Driven by Robust Lending

Italy’s first digital bank, illimity, is reporting a pre-tax profit for the third quarter of €13.2 million (+31% over the previous quarter) and a net profit of €24 million in the first nine months of 2020. This compares to a loss of €18 million in… Read More

Fintech Acquisition Corp. IV Completes IPO Including Over Allotment, Raises $230 Million

FinTech Acquisition Corp. IV (NASDAQ:FTIVU), a SPAC set up to acquire promising Fintech firms, has completed its initial public offering (IPO) of 23 million shares – including the 3 million over-allotment option. The company generated gross proceeds of $230 million in the offering. Each unit… Read More

SPAC: Mark Schwartz from EY and Fintech Advisor Efi Pylarinou Explain how Special Purpose Acquisition Companies Provide Better Access to Capital

Mark Schwartz, MD at Ernst & Young Capital Advisors LLC, Equity Capital Markets Advisory, has explained how (special purpose acquisition company) SPAC mergers can help companies with accessing better financing deals or options. Schwartz noted that the growth of SPACs gives private business owners an… Read More

SPAC Fintech Acquisition Corp. IV Prices at $10/Share, Raises $200 Million

Fintech Acquisition Corp. IV (NASDAQ:FTIVU) a blank-check company that intends on acquiring one or more Fintech businesses, priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $10 a share raising gross proceeds of $200 million. Shares are expected to begin trading today (September 25, 2020) thus joining… Read More

Paya Purchases The Payment Group

Payments provider Paya has signed a definitive agreement to acquire The Payment Group (TPG). Details regarding the transaction were not disclosed. This is Paya’s second acquisition in the government and utilities integrated payments space. Paya is a portfolio company of GTCR and TPG is a… Read More

SPAC: Bancorp Founder Betsy Cohen’s New $750 Million Special Purpose Acquisition Company to Acquire Fintech Business

A new shell firm established by an experienced banking executive is expected to go public this coming week. The project’s founders plan to acquire a Fintech company in order to expand operations. The company’s management confirmed that the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) will list… Read More

SPAC: Property Solutions Acquisition Corp Securities to Trade on Friday

Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: PSACU) has announced that separate trading of its shares of common stock and warrants underlying the Company’s units would commence on August 28, 2020, on the NASDAQ. Property Solutions Acquisition Corp. is a blank check company seeking to effect a… Read More

Hot SPAC Sector Meets Hot Fintech Sector in Fusion Acquisition Corp IPO

SPACs or special acquisition companies have emerged as a hot sector of finance. Recently, Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square announced a $4 billion initial public offering for a SPAC making it the largest ever for a blank check company. The SPAC is anticipated to have a… Read More

First Italian Digital Bank Illimity Offers New “Open Platform” with Illimity Hubs

Illimity, the first digital bank in Italy, is now offering a “illimity Hubs,” described as an innovative collaboration model in line with open banking and an open platform approach. lllimity is a banking start-up specializing in loans to SMEs. Illimity provides a digital direct banking… Read More

SPAC: Nebula Acquisition Corporation Acquires Open Lending Closes

Nebula Acquisition Corporation (NEBU), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by True Wind Capital, has closed on its acquisition of Open Lending, a company that provides automated lending services to financial institutions. Open Lending specializes in loan analytics, risk-based pricing, risk modeling, and automated… Read More

The SPAC Conference 2020 – New York City

This conference is the premier event uniting the most active and influential participants in the SPAC market. Special purpose acquisition companies have gone through multiple cycles and structural changes over time, with the latest macro trend showing a big uptick in activity. M&A opportunities are… Read More

Doug Ellenoff Comments on SEC Concept Release on Regulatory Harmonization: “The SEC has considerable rule making authority to make the changes it believes necessary”

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a significant review of the securities exemption ecosystem in June of this year. During the past few decades, the Commission, with some help from Congress, has updated and added to the many rules that regulate private securities offerings…. Read More

SPAC: FinServ Announces Close of $250 Million Initial Public Offering

FinServ Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:FISRVU)announced on November 5 that it had closed its initial public offering (IPO) of 25,000,000 units, which included 3,000,000 units issued “pursuant to the exercise by the underwriters of their over-allotment option.” The company’s offering was set at $10.00 per unit, which… Read More

SPAC Deal Said to Create Largest Publicly Traded Blockchain Company in US

Special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) 8i Enterprises Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: JFK) has entered into a definitive share exchange agreement with Diginex Limited. The deal claims to engender the largest publicly traded blockchain company in the US – once it closes. JFK is a BVI company… Read More

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