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Latest SPAC News: Gogoro in talks to merge with Poema, Grab cuts projections for 2021, and Planet expands contract with NASA
Taiwanese Startup Gogoro in Merger Talks With Poema SPAC
Gogoro, a Taiwanese startup that specializes in battery-swapping technology, is in talks to go public through a merger with Poema Global Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ:PPGH).
The deal is set to value the combined company at $1 billion or more, and an announcement could come as soon as this week, according to Bloomberg.READ
Grab Cuts Full-Year Outlook on Worsening Virus Outbreak
Grab Holdings Inc., Southeast Asia’s ride-hailing and delivery giant, cut projections for 2021 as the region is battling one of the world’s worst Covid-19 outbreaks due to the fast-spreading delta variant.
The Singapore-based company, which is set to go public in the U.S. through a deal with Altimeter Growth Corp. (NASDAQ:AGC), expects full-year adjusted net sales of $2.1 billion to $2.2 billion. That compares with $2.3 billion it forecast in an investor presentation in April.
Grab also expects full-year gross merchandise value of $15 billion to $15.5 billion, compared with an earlier projection of $16.7 billion.READ
Planet Expands Contract With NASA to Provide Data to All U.S. Federal Civilian Agencies Researchers
Planet, a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced that the Company has been awarded another contract by NASA under their Commercial SmallSat Data Acquisition (CSDA) Program.
This contract grants all U.S. Federal Civilian scientific researchers and National Science Foundation funded researchers, including contractors and grantees, access to Planet data until September 2022.
Planet recently entered into a definitive merger agreement with dMY Technology Group, Inc. IV (NYSE:DMYQ).READ
Trajectory Alpha (NYSE:TCOA) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has opted to postpone its June 8 extension vote to June 12 at 10 am ET. The SPAC will use this extra time to engage with shareholders at work to reverse redemption decisions. Trajectory Alpha’s team may still be getting acquainted with some major...
Tracking SPACs and all of their various types of “corporate actions” can be challenging. After all, a SPAC can postpone, adjourn, extend, complete, liquidate early, do a tender offer, and in some cases, one SPAC do all of those actions within its lifespan. Naturally, this can be challenging to manage. More importantly, it can very...
Below is a daily summary of links to the latest SPAC news and rumors gathered across the web. Latest SPAC News: Byju skips payment on dollar loan and HNR affirms intent to purchase equity interests of Pogo Resources High-Flying Indian Startup Byju’s Skips Payment on Dollar Loan One of India’s best-known startups has skipped payment...
Avalon Acquisition Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAC) announced in an 8-K this morning that it has entered into a prepaid forward purchase agreement with RiverNorth SPAC Arbitrage Fund, the purchaser, as it works to close its combination with financial services firm The Beneficient Company, or Ben. As part of the agreement, RiverNorth agreed to effect certain purchases of shares...
Blue Ocean (NASDAQ:BOCN) has entered into a definitive agreement to combine with digital media company TNL Mediagene at a pre-money enterprise value of $275 million. TNL Mediagene holds the Japanese licenses for a number digital media properties as well as Taipei-based The News Lens. The combined company Is expected to trade on the Nasdaq once...