The race against the clock continues. BIOT says it has enough votes for its merger with Blade Therapeutics, but needs more time to close. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
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Sheryl Sandberg stepping down as COO of Meta Platforms stole the spotlight. But, there was still a lot of movement as the markets moved into June.
In a market where timing is everything, Polestar can’t seem to catch a break. Ahead of the long-awaited GGPI / Polestar merger vote on June 22nd, Elon Musk signals a hiring freeze and staff cuts– fueling concerns around China deliveries.
The Branson-backed sustainable consumer goods company reports soft Q1 results ahead of 6.14 merger vote. June’s going to be a nail biter– a slew of extension and merger votes coming up.
An oversaturated SPAC market yields a combination of terminations and extensions as deal pressure intensifies. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
Razor-thin approvals: For Amazon shareholders, the conversation around pay, labor, and environment isn’t over
Narrow approval for Amazon’s compensation package, coupled with razor-thin approvals on environmental and worker safety proposals reveal a growing undercurrent of shareholder opposition. Momentum is building, which means for shareholders, this conversation is far from over.
Inflation, rising interest rates, and reduced corporate earnings across the board have led to persistent market gyrations which prove its too early for bottom fishing. The stampede out of deSPACs now makes it ‘deal-or-die’ time for those without targets.
Two SPAC deals today; some important votes this week. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
The week ends with a third automotive tech deal announcement. S-1s continue to be filed. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
Twitter (TWTR) drama has Durban staying, new CEO at Frontdoor (FTDR), and a CFO transition at WeWork (WE) highlight this week’s exec moves.
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Super Group / SEAH Aim for Global Online Gaming & Betting Wins, with CEOs Neal Menashe and John Collins
SPAC SEAH is taking Super Group public in a $4.6B deal that investors are hoping will close in the 4th quarter of 2021. Listen in to learn more about John and Neal’s backgrounds, why Super Group may be the right bet for investors, and their expectations on deal close timing, what will happen with warrants, and more.
Data veteran Richard Barlow joins the podcast to discuss why he founded Wejo and the prospects for the company amid what he expects to be a boom in connected vehicle data.
Martin Werner, CEO of DD3 Acquisition Corp II (DDMX) and Moshe Edree of Codere Online join David Drapkin to discuss their SPAC transaction and the future of gaming in LatAm.
Now more than ever Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) are top of mind for management teams. Olshan partner Elizabeth Gonzalez-Sussman sits down on our podcast to discuss many of these trends, and what companies should be focused on.
Listen in to hear why CompSecure CEO Jon Wilk and DBDR CEO Dr. Don Basile believe that the metal cards business is still in the early innings and their move into crypto will pay off for investors.