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SPACs are a form of reverse merger, the subject of my paper. In a standard reverse merger, a successful private company merges with a listed empty shell to go public without the paperwork and rigors of a traditional IPO.
Feb 18, 2021
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Is a SPAC the same as a reverse merger?
A SPAC is like a “shell” company in a way and a private company can use a SPAC to go public by performing a reverse merger. Once the SPAC becomes a public company, it then merges with the private company and takes it public – this process is called a reverse merger.
How does reverse merger work in SPAC?
In a reverse merger, a private company purchases a shell company that has no current operations and few assets, but is publicly traded. The two companies merge with the shell company as the surviving entity. The privately held company then becomes a public trading entity.
Is a SPAC a reverse triangular merger?
A reverse triangular merger is when a company creates a shell company with the specific intention of using it to acquire a target company. When the shell company acquires the target company, it is absorbed into the parent company. This is the form of transaction underpinning most SPAC deals.
What type of merger is a SPAC?
A special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) is a company that has no commercial operations and is formed strictly to raise capital through an initial public offering (IPO) or the purpose of acquiring or merging with an existing company.
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