Grindr Gets a DA. Eve is Ready for Takeoff

by | May 9, 2022

Long awaited DA for the popular LGBTQ+ dating app. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.

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SPAC Deal: Tiga Acquisition Corp. / Grindr

Tiga Acquisition Corp. (TINV) has a DA with Grindr which values the mostly male LGBTQ+ dating app at an equity value of $1.6B. No PIPE. Slide deck here. According to the investor presentation, Grindr generated 2021 revenues of $147M and EBITDA of $77M. TINV warrants traded up 36% today and are trading up 142% after hours. Recall that the company cleared security checks back in September of last year.

Source: Investor presentation

Zanite Acquisition Corp. / EVEX Closed

Zanite Acquisition Corp. (ZNTE) completes merger with Eve Holding, an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) company and former business unit of Embraer S.A. (ERJ) .Shares will begin trading tomorrow as “EVEX.”

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Breeze Holdings Acquisition Corp. (BREZ) shareholders redeem 6.7M shares or ~58% of public float. BREZ is expected to complete its combination with space logistics and transportation services company D-Orbit S.p.A (DOBT) in the third quarter. SPAC redemptions averaged 84% for the month of April.

Source: Twitter

Three votes this week

  • Today, Artisan Acquisition Corp. (ARTA) has a vote on its merger with genomic and diagnostic test company Prenetics Group (PRE).
  • 5.10 — OTR Acquisition Corp. (OTRA) votes on its merger with protein therapeutics company Comera Life Sciences (CMRA).
  • 5.12 — Better World Acquisition Corp. (BWAC) votes on extension to August, + ~$0.10 to cash in trust depending on redemption levels

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