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Latest SPAC News: SEC publishes rulemaking agenda, American Battery Materials expands board and strategic relationships, and Tomorrow.io raises $87M in Series E round
SEC Spring Rulemaking Agenda Published
A number of final rules are slated for October 2023, including the following:
- Climate change disclosure rules
- Cybersecurity risk governance rules
- SPAC rules
- Amendments to 13D/G
The Commission proposed rules and rule amendments intended to enhance investor protections in IPOs by SPACs and in subsequent business combination transactions between SPACs and private operating companies. Specifically, the Commission proposed specialized disclosure requirements with respect to, among other things, compensation paid to sponsors, conflicts of interest, dilution, and the fairness of these business combination transactions.READ
Seaport Global Acquisition II : American Battery Materials, Inc. Expands Board and Strategic Relationships to Accelerate Lithium Extraction Development
American Battery Materials (OTC Pink: BLTH), an environmentally responsible minerals exploration and development company focused on direct lithium extraction (DLE) and other critical minerals for the global energy transition, today announced the appointment of a new director and engagement of new team members critical to the acceleration of the Company’s development of its lithium extraction plans.
ABM has also engaged advisory firms Buenos Aires Capital Partners, and iRadia Capital to explore acquisition and joint venture opportunities to diversify its lithium platform into Latin America with a focus on Argentina.
On June 2, 2023, ABM and Seaport Global Acquisition II Corp. (NASDAQ: SGII) (“SGII”) has previously announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement for a business combination.READ
Tomorrow.io Raises $87M in Series E Round
Tomorrow.io announced an $87 million Series E funding round, along with the successful launch of its second satellite on this week’s SpaceX rideshare mission. Activate Capital led the round for the weather intelligence startup, and new investors include RTX Ventures, Seraphim, and Chemonics.
Existing investors SquarePeg Capital, Canaan, ClearVision, JetBlue Ventures, and Pitango participated as well.
The company initially planned on combining with Pine Technology Acquisition Corp., but later paid to end the deal, citing the poor performance of stocks for other growth-stage companies.READ
Berenson Acquisition Corp. I (BACA) Signs Non-Redemption Agreements Berenson (NASDAQ:WTMA) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has entered non-redemption agreements with third parties that will secure 655,715 shares from redemption. The filing did not note what incentive, if any, these investors received for agreeing not to redeem. The move comes as Berenson is...
Crixus BH3 Acquisition Company (NASDAQ: BHAC) announced in a filing this afternoon that it is postponing its extension vote to Friday, October 6, 2023 at 9:00 a.m ET. The meeting was originally to be held Friday, September 29, but presumably it has been moved to account for amendments to its proxy which was filed today...
Welsbach Technology Metals Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ: WTMA) announced in an 8-K this afternoon that it is postponing its extension vote one day to 2 pm ET September 29. The SPAC would not be able to postpone it much further as its current transaction deadline falls on a Saturday the next day, September 30. At the...
Global Lights Acquisition Corp. (NASDAQ:GLAC) rolled out an S-1 on Friday, to become the 21st SPAC to file in 2023. This keeps the recent pace with two new SPACs filing to list in each of the past three months so far. Three out of the last four of those have also sought to raise $60...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Terran Orbital Closes 432.5 Million Public Offering Terran Orbital Corporation (NYSE: LLAP) (“Terran Orbital” or the “Company”), which combined with Tailwind Two in March 2022, today announced the closing of its previously announced public offering of 23,214,290...