While COVID-related issues are abating, it’s no secret that many companies are still struggling to find their footing. We take a close-up look at 5 long-tenured CEOs (+ 1 co-CEO) that are facing big negative 3-year returns.
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With ExxonMobil shares hitting a new 52-week high and “making more money than God,” according to President Joe Biden, we take a closer look at financials and governance.
DAs for diamond retailer Blue Nile and online travel booking specialist Holisto. BIOT / Blade Therapeutics is terminated. Merger votes this week for VGII / Grove Collaborative and EJFA / Papaya. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
Moroccan agribusiness Forafric (AFRI) debuts. With TCAC / Springbig approved at 96% redemptions, we take a look at redemption trends. Lots of extension votes coming up. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
Therealreal (REAL) founder and CEO departs, and Hippo (HIPO) quickly has a change at CEO highlights this week’s exec moves.
Polestar starts shipping for 65,000 unit Hertz contract. GLAQ delays Forafric vote. Too early for psychedelics as Silver Spike II terminates Eleusis deal. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
Shares of warehouse robot maker Symbotic (SYM) join the high redemption/thin float club, popping 120% on today’s debut. Merger approval for DYNS/ Senti Bio. The usual extensions. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
Best Buy (BBY) founder and director Richard Schulze just bought almost $20 million in stock. Meanwhile, Target (TGT) lowers guidance again, citing excess inventory concerns.
Icelandic biotech Alvotech gets merger approval in a busy voting day. The usual extensions. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
SVFC approves Symbotic merger. SPACs are busy with 4 merger votes this week. Fingers crossed…lots of extension votes. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.
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Aurora CEO Chris Urmson and Reinvent’s (RTPY) Michael Thompson join David Drapkin to talk self-driving technology, why Aurora is setup for success, and the overall SPAC market.
Bruce Goldfarb, CEO and Founder of Okapi Partners joins David Drapkin on the Know Who Drives Return podcast. Bruce goes deep on what he’s seeing in recent proxy seasons, contested M&A, SPACs, AMC, and whether retail investors are good for the markets.
Boardroom Alpha’s David Drapkin is joined by True Wind Capital’s Scott Wagner and Tom Hegge. Listeners will remember Scott as the ex-CEO of GoDaddy and Tom is a long-time public market investor with private equity roots.
Jonathan Browne from Robinson Capital joins Boardroom Alpha’s David Drapkin to talk about SPAC arbitrage. Robinson Capital’s SPAX ETF launched in June of 2021 and is an actively managed exchange-trade fund (ETF) that invests in Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs), also known as blank check companies. SPAX seeks to provide total return while minimizing downside risk.
Matthew Tuttle from Tuttle Capital joins David Drapkin to talk about SPACs, FOMO, and tail risk. Tuttle Capital’s thematic and actively managed ETFs are taking advantage of the SPAC craze, everybody’s FOMO (fear of missing out), and protecting the downside tail risk.