Icelandic Biotech Alvotech Gets the Green Light

by | Jun 7, 2022

3 merger votes today. The usual extensions. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.

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OACB / Alvotech Approved

Oaktree Acquisition Corp. II (OACB) approves merger with Icelandic biotech Alvotech Holdings S.A. (ALVO). Expected close on or about June 15, 2022.

DWIN Extends

Delwinds Insurance Acquisition Corp. (DWIN) 9M shares redeemed (~45%). SPAC adds $0.035 / month deposit until 9/15. To merge with FOXO Technologies. We chatted with FOXO CEO Jon Sabes back in April. See the podcast here.

GACQ Extends

Global Consumer Acquisition Corp. (GACQ) gets first of two extensions to 9/11/2022. SPAC adds $0.10 to trust, ~$10.15 NAV.

VCKA Extends

Vickers Vantage Corp. I (VCKA) files for another extension to August (vote 6/30), and up to 5 more months without a vote to January. Adds $0.033 / month. DA with Scilex.

Symbotic Trades Tomorrow

AI-enabled robotics specialist Symbotic deSPACs tomorrow as SYM.

Elsewhere in SPACs

Other merger votes today

  • Globis Acquisition Corp. GLAQ / Forafric Agro Holdings
  • Dynamics Special Purpose Corp. DYNS / Senti Bio

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Alvotech Puts Iceland on the SPAC Map

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