SPAC Deals in Plant-Based Proteins and Med Tech

by | Jun 15, 2022

Cannabis SaaS player SpringBig already running on fumes, losing 47% in its first day of trading. Grove Collaborative gets the green light. And the rest of the day’s news in SPACs.

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SPAC Deal: FHLT/ Excelera

Future Health ESG Corp. (FHLT) announces DA with Excelera, a “leading accountable care organization and AI platform.” The transaction values Excelera at $459 million and includes a $100M PIPE priced at $11. Trust size $201M.

SPAC Deal: LJAQ / Moolec

LightJump Acquisition Corp. (LJAQ) announces DA with Moolec, a “science-based food ingredient company.” The transaction values the company at a $504M equity value and includes a $10M backstop. $138M in trust.

SBIG Drops 50% in its First Day of Trading

SaaS-based cannabis marketing platform Springbig (SBIG) deSPAC’d from Tuatara Capital Acquisition Corp. today. Shares traded down 47% to close at $4.50.

VGII/ Grove Collaborative: Merger approved

Virgin Group Acquisition Corp. II (VGII) approves merger with sustainable household products supplier Grove Collaborative. No information on redemptions. Grove Collaborative will trade on the NYSE as GROV on 6/17.

ACKIT Extension

Ackrell SPAC Partners (ACKIT) to add $0.043 / share or $200k each month it extends past June to Sept. Vote on 6/21.

DUNE Extension

Dune Acquisition Corp. (DUNE) gets an 18 month extension to December 22, 2023. Shares redeemed: 16,409,033 (95.1%). $8.4M in trust.

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Moroccan Agribusiness Forafric debuts

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.

Warehouse Robot Maker Symbotic Gets Juiced

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.

SVFC / Symbotic Approved

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.

Blade Therapeutics Vote Delayed

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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